Daily Archives: October 28, 2010

Timeline: the Clinton-Meek-Crist ‘Dropout’ caper **UPDATE**

The Florida Senate race finally got interesting for reasons other than the media’s fetish for Marco Rubio Thursday night, though it also got mighty convoluted. So here’s what we know so far… UPDATE: Meek will be on pretty much every … Continue reading

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Florida: meet your next Senate president

Forget about those losers like indicted former House speaker Ray Sansom, former Republican Party chairman Jim Greer or all those party people (Marco Rubio included) being looked at by the U.S. Attorney, the IRS and the FBI for having a … Continue reading

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UPDATE 2: Meek campaign UN-confirms Clinton convo

You just heard it from Keith Olbermann, and I just heard it from a source close to the Meek campaign. Kendrick Meek is categorically denying he had a conversation with former President Bill Clinton in which Clinton urged him to … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Meek campaign confirms Clinton asked Meek to drop out, Meek to face media at 9:30

H/T to Peter Schorsch: A spokesman for Democratic Congressman Kendrick Meek has confirmed that President Bill Clinton raised the possibility of Meek getting out of Florida’s race for U.S. Senate. Dave Hoffman said “that was discussed, yeah,” but Hoffman denied … Continue reading

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The Kamikaze candidacy? Bombshell report says Meek agreed to drop out **UPDATE**

If this is true, then this might be the leak that opens the door for Democrats to vote for Charlie Crist, and the Florida race for U.S. Senate just got real interesting again. Major hat tip to Peter Schorsch, who … Continue reading

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Stuff Democrats aren’t running on: health ‘reinsurance’

There is so much that Democrats could be running for re-election on, it’s almost sad. A big one: the part of healthcare reform that helps small businesses, municipal agencies (like sheriffs offices) and unions cover the cost of early retirees’ … Continue reading

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Mason-Dixon: Sink 46, Scott 43 (plus: Release the ‘Mussen!)

The up-shot: a lot of people really, really don’t like Rick Scott. And so… A very large Republican turn-out margin seems to be the only shot Scott has to win this race. He continues to under-perform the GOP’s last two … Continue reading

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(Video) ICYMI, Keith Olbermann’s special comment: if the tea party wins, America loses

A link to the transcript after the jump. Hat tip to reader E.T. for the reminder this morning:

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(Video) ICYMI: POTUS does ‘The Daily Show’

Ladies and gentlemen… The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

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Webster a no-show to debate Grayson

Alan Grayson was there, and so were other contenders for Florida’s 8th Congressional District. So where was Daniel Webster during a debate held by the newspaper that endorsed him…?

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