Tag Archives: Bill Clinton

Jacksonville Confidential: Brown’s amended report lists party ‘consulting fees’

It’s probably nothing, but when the state party chairman “personally” endorses one of two candidates in a primary, and the party forks over $16,244 in travel expenses that turn out to be $10,244 in travel expenses and $6,000 in “consulting … Continue reading

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From Politico: the story behind the Clinton-Meek intervention

Politico’s Maggie Haberman and Jonathan Allen dig deeper into the delicate operation that they say began as early as this spring, in which the White House, fresh from trying to intervene to head off challenges to Arlen Specter in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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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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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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Florida politics update: endorsements, debates and cyborgs

The Saint Pete Times not surprisingly endorses the home town boy, giving Charlie Crist the nod for FLSen. Crist also has the endorsement of Florida Today. The governor probably has the inside track on most of the newspaper endorsements, given … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: Bubba to stump for Meek, NAACP vs. the tea parties, Sarah 2012

It’s not surprising, but seems confirmed: Bill Clinton will campaign for Kendrick Meek in Florida next month. Clinton has a pretty good win streak going, having helped Bye-Bye Blanche survive a primary challenge fueled by Big Labor, so she can … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton messes with Texas

Big Bill has his campaign mojo back. Having helped push Mark Critz and Bye-Bye-Blanche over the transom, the ex-prez has set his sights on Texas, where he’s endorsing Bill White — the guy with a very good shot at retiring … Continue reading

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The madness of Darrell Issa

Darrell Issa is the new Jim Bunning, all-but shooting at Watermellons on the South Lawn to try and prove Barack Obama killed Vince Foster. His latest salvo: Bill Clinton talking to Joe Sestak about an unpaid board position of questionable … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton has heart surgery

The former president is said to be in good condition (and good spirits) after getting two stents implanted, to remove arterial blockage. Word is he did not have a heart attack, just some discomfort in the chest. Per MSNBC: “President … Continue reading

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