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Kendrick Meek featured in must-read ABC News story: Top spots still elusive for black candidates

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Very interesting read from ABC News: The theory was that Barack Obama’s election as president in 2008 signaled a new era for black candidates trying to win statewide contests for senator or governor. Now, Rep. Kendrick Meek is struggling with the reality… Meek, 6-foot-3 and with the steady demeanor of the state trooper he once was, is upbeat. “I’m comfortable playing the role of David,” he says in an interview in a quiet corner of a hotel lobby here, his brown tooled…

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