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Greene trashes Meek in his own backyard

Committing the political equivalent of a home invasion in broad daylight, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Greene stumped Monday afternoon in the needy Miami neighborhood represented in Congress by rival Kendrick Meek and his mother for almost two decades.

Greene toured the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, visited the vacant lot where Meek had unsuccessfully championed construction of a biotech campus, and drove down streets pocked by closed storefronts and rundown apartment buildings.

"Kendrick Meek has neglected his district and neglected his state,'' Greene told about 50 people gathered in front of the Helping Hands Youth Center in Liberty City. "People are fed up with career politicians.''

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