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What Jeff Greene said, and when, about his Cuba yacht trip

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PolitifactFloridaLogo copy Jeff Greene says one of his political idols was the first U.S. senator he remembers growing up in Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy. Well, like Kennedy, Greene's got a Cuba problem.

The billionaire candidate running as a Democrat for U.S. Senate got in trouble on Aug. 1, 2010, when he was forced to answer questions about why his 145-foot-yacht Summerwind docked in a Havana marina in 2007.

Knowing that Cuba travel is a delicate issue in South Florida Cuban American communities, PolitiFact Florida decided to review Greene's statements on the matter. (Check out their analysis here.)

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 11:16am]

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