Bitter Primaries Undercut Gop Hopes In 3 States

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The GOP envisions a road to a Senate majority — it needs a net gain of four seats to win control — but at this stage, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Florida aren't prime real estate.

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  • Bitter primaries undercut GOP hopes in Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Mutual admiration was the rule for Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson's listening session at the University of South Florida. School provost Ralph Wilcox introduced the two-term senator as a "steadfast advocate for all Floridians." Nelson ...
    05/29/2012 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • Bitter primaries undercut GOP hopes
    TAMPA — Mutual admiration was the rule for Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson’s listening session at the University of South Florida. School provost Ralph Wilcox introduced the two-term senator as a “steadfast advocate for all Floridians.” Nelson, best ...
    05/29/2012 - 4:55 pm | View Link
  • Bitter Senate Primaries Undercut GOP Hopes In 3 States
    Privately, top Republicans in the state bemoan their choices and the GOP candidates' anemic fundraising ... Mack is already trying to undercut that support, referring to Obama and Nelson as "two lock-step liberals who are joined at the hip."
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