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Mack raising money off Nelson's tax vote



Connie Mack has a fundraising appeal playing on Sen. Bill Nelson's vote yesterday for a tax plan he originally opposed. Nelson wanted to keep the Bush era tax cuts for anyone earning less than $1 million. But he joined other Democrats in supporting President Obama's plan with a $250,000 cap.

"For weeks Bill Nelson has told Floridians he didn't support the president's plan. But then he cast the deciding vote for it," Mack's fundraising email states. "It's the same old Bill Nelson we've come to expect. He talks like a moderate in Florida, but he votes like a LockStep Liberal with President Obama. Enough's enough. We cannot tax ourselves out of the economic mess Obama and Nelson have driven our economy into - we need real spending cuts and tax relief to revive job growth in Florida. As he showed once again yesterday, we cannot depend on Bill Nelson to fight for Florida jobs in the US Senate."

[Last modified: Thursday, July 26, 2012 2:03pm]


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