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Florida round-up: RPOF spent $33K with gov’s daughter’s firm, Grayson returns, keeping up with the Kochs

Now that Alan Grayson is running for Congress again, what else is happening in the Sunshine State?

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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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(Audio) The Crist-Meek voicemail

I’m still not sure why Kendrick Meek released this voicemail message. Can’t for the life of me figure out how that advances his cause. Besides that, the actual audio of the call detonates the Meekworld characterization of Charlie the Stalker … Continue reading

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The Florida Senate race goes from bizarre to ridiculous

So… Kendrick Meek has gone from saying he never ever had a conversation with anybody, especially former President Clinton, to admitting that he and Clinton kinda-sorta talked about the metaphysical concept of someone much like him theoretically dropping out of … 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 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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It starts: Crist within 7, Meek down to 15 in Quinnipiac poll

I’ve been saying for weeks that at some point, Democrats would begin to pick a side, and that Kendrick Meek is the most vulnerable to seeing his support (mostly among white Democrats) begin to slide, as “Anybody But Rubio” voters … Continue reading

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Obama, Meek, Sink make joint appeal to black FL voters

Kendrick Meek and Alex Sink were joined by President Barack Obama on a conference call with African-American clergy, political and community leaders Wednesday, the first time Sink, Kendrick Meek and President Barack Obama have appeared together since August (though at … Continue reading

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