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Email insights: Patrick Murphy campaign ties Marco Rubio to Donald Trump in spooky scenario

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Rep. Patrick Murphy is hoping to give voters a scare this Halloween.

In a Halloween-themed email, the Murphy campaign once again tried to tie Sen. Marco Rubio to GOP nominee Donald Trump.

“Floridians in search of a fright this Halloween, need to look no further than the spineless senator and the orange monster he wants to make president,” the campaign said in an email. “There is no haunted houses scarier than the White House, with Donald Trump’s finger on the nuclear codes and Marco Rubio dutifully by his side.”

The Murphy campaign has been hammering Rubio over his ties to Trump for weeks now, repeatedly calling on him to revoke his support for Trump. Murphy frequently pivoted to Trump during the final U.S. Senate debate last week, hoping to tie the Miami Republican to the Republican nominee.

For his part, Rubio has tried to sidestep questions about Trump, saying voters have to make their own decisions. During a stop in Naples last week, he once again said he has disagreements with both candidates, but doesn’t “want Hillary Clinton to be president.”

“This Halloween, amidst the goblins and ghouls, witches and vampires, there lurks a ghost more terrifying than them all: the ghost of Trump past,” according to the Murphy campaign.

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