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Nelson plays down Mack announcement



Sen. Bill Nelson's office offered "no reaction" to news Connie Mack is jumping in the GOP primary.

"The election’s a long way off and there’s a lot to do in the Senate, meantime," spokesman Dan McLaughlin said. "Sen. Nelson’s just focused on doing his job. He’s always felt if you do that, the politics will take care of itself."

[Last modified: Thursday, October 27, 2011 12:17pm]


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