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Fact-checking the Kendrick Meek/Jeff Greene debate
Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene debated for the first time on June 22, 2010. Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene debated for the first time on June 22, 2010.

Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene debated for the first time on June 22, 2010.

Aaron Sharockman
By Aaron Sharockman June 23, 2010

The two Democrats running for the U.S. Senate,  Rep. Kendrick Meek and multimillionaire investor Jeff Greene, debated for the first time on June 22, 2010. And it got feisty.

Here's how the St. Petersburg Times and Miami Herald summed it up:

You know a campaign is getting down and dirty when one candidate tells his opponent to quit insulting his mother.

We're fact-checking claims from both Greene and Meek.

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