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PolitiFact debunks some attacks on Patrick Murphy's resume



A PAC supporting Marco Rubio’s Republican Senate re-election unleashed attacks on Patrick Murphy’s background.

Florida First Project used quotes by CBS4 Miami’s Jim DeFede about Murphy’s experience as a businessman and Certified Public Accountant. Murphy "isn’t who he says he is," says the narrator in the web ad.

Murphy’s campaign disputed several claims in DeFede’s investigation. Time for PolitiFact Florida to weigh in.

We found that Murphy’s description of his past employment is based on actual circumstances, but at times he omits a full explanation. The ad uses the most damning quotes by DeFede without including some of the crucial details.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:21pm]


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