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Joe Biden: Patrick Murphy 'did the country a favor' by beating Allen West



From TCPalm:

Hours after Rep. Patrick Murphy officially took office, Biden performed his own ceremonial swearing-in for Murphy. The vice president commended Murphy for ousting outspoken former U.S. Rep. Allen West, a contest that drew more than $30 million combined and grabbed national headlines.

"I'd like to say to all of you, you did the country a favor," Biden told the crowd.

[Last modified: Sunday, January 6, 2013 11:29pm]


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