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Biden fundraising Friday in Miami for Wasserman Schultz, in Tallahassee for Patrick Murphy

Vice President Joe Biden campaigns with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy at an Orlando restaurant in mid-May.

Kristen M. Clark / Herald/Times Tallahassee bureau

Vice President Joe Biden campaigns with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy at an Orlando restaurant in mid-May.

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For the third time since March, Vice President Joe Biden is returning to Florida to campaign for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy — this time in Tallahassee.

A source close to Murphy’s campaign confirmed to the Herald/Times that Murphy and Biden are scheduled to attend a fundraiser together around midday Friday at the home of Don Hinkle, a Tallahassee personal injury attorney and prominent Democratic donor.

No details are available about any public campaign stops Murphy and Biden might make while the pair spend the afternoon in Florida’s capital city.

But Biden’s prior campaign trips with Murphy — first in Miami and then in Orlando — included an unannounced stop at a local restaurant.

After traveling to Tallahassee, Biden will fly to Miami to headline a a fundraiser in Coconut Grove for beleaguered Weston U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who last week resigned her post as Democratic National Committee chairwoman amid controversy over leaked emails.

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[Last modified: Friday, August 5, 2016 9:17am]

    

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