Former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Greene followed through on his promise to the New York Times yesterday and sued the St. Petersburg Times and the Miami Herald for libel in a Miami-Dade court, accusing the publications of hatching a “common plan to destroy Mr. Greene personally and professionally through the coordinated and simultaneous publication” of “defamatory and libelous articles.”

The initial complaint is long — 55 pages — and we’re still sifting through it. But you can read it or download it in full after the jump:

Jeff Greene vs. Times Publishing Company, Miami Herald Media Company, et al

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