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Kendrick Meek’s sinking ship buoys Jeff Greene campaign

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From Kendric Ward: His name didn’t show up, but Jeff Greene can take heart from the latest polling in the U.S. Senate contest.

The George Washington University/Battleground survey shows Republican Marco Rubio and independent Charlie Crist in a dead heat, with Democrat Kendrick Meek trailing nearly 20 points behind.

It wasn’t always that way. Since Crist bolted the GOP and went “no party affiliation,” Meek’s numbers have nosedived in direct proportion to Crist’s rise.

The longer Meek languishes, the more Greene can make a case that the congressman is simply unelectable. And through his advertising blitz the multimillionaire has demonstrated he’s willing and able to spend whatever it takes to get that message across. Continue reading here.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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