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August 24th, 2010
04:09 PM ET

Greene's green fuels Senate campaign in Florida

Mark Preston
CNN Senior Political Editor

In his battle to become Florida's Democratic Senate nominee, real estate tycoon Jeff Greene says, 'Nobody can buy me.'

In his battle to become Florida's Democratic Senate nominee, real estate tycoon Jeff Greene says, 'Nobody can buy me.'

West Palm Beach, Florida (CNN) - Jeff Greene has deep pockets, and just hours before the polls closed Tuesday in Florida, this billionaire real estate investor, turned unlikely Democratic Senate contender, vowed to dig deep if he wins his party's nomination.

That's right - continue to dip into his personal fortune to fund his campaign.

"I will spend whatever it takes to get our message out, and it will be a clear message: a self-made businessman gets results against two career Republican politicians, Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio," Greene said in an interview Tuesday afternoon.

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