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  • Mr. Meek said Mr. Greene had called to congratulate him and offer to work for his campaign.

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  • "The naysayers said we couldn't beat a billionaire, and tonight with your help, we proved them wrong," Mr. Meek told a crowd of supporters Tuesday night. "In 10 weeks, Floridians will prove the naysayers wrong once more and send a real Democrat to Washington, D.C."

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