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Orlando Sentinel column: Why would Kendrick Meek oppose savings for Medicare

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Today, the Orlando Sentinel published “a column about waste, fraud, abuse and self-destruction by U.S. Senate candidate Kendrick Meek.” The column outlines a bill to reduce costs to Medicare recipients and Rep. Kendrick Meek’s opposition to the bill. The column questions Meek’s opposition to the bill while he received tens of thousands of dollars from Medicare suppliers. “There is a clear pattern of Congressman Meek putting special interests ahead of the people’s interests: Meek has received money from big oil including…

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The Hill: Corruption scandals are shaking up Florida Senate campaign

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From The Hill: Wednesday’s arrest of Florida’s former state Republican Party chairman is the latest incident that could tip the scales in the state’s three-way race for the Senate. A longtime friend and ally of Gov. Charlie Crist, former state GOP chairman Jim Greer was arrested at his Oviedo home on six felony charges connected to a money-laundering scheme during his four-year stint as chairman. Given Greer’s closeness with Crist, some believe the case is more likely to hurt Crist…

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Jeff Greene lumps Charlie Crist and Kendrick Meek together, blasts them for cover-ups

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Jeff Greene issued the following statement regarding the recent developments that both Kendrick Meek and Charlie Crist have misled the public and the media regarding what Kendrick Meek knew about Carrie Meek’s role with developer Dennis Stackhouse, and breaking developments that Charlie Crist personally signed off on former Republican Party Chairman Jim Greer’s confidential fundraising role with the state party. Said Jeff Greene: “The people of Florida should be outraged that Rep. Kendrick Meek and Governor Charlie Crist were both…

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Orlando Sentinel’s Mike Thomas: Corruption-tainted Kendrick Meek has no shot in Florida’s U.S. Senate race

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The Orlando Sentinel’s Mike Thomas lays the wood to Kendrick Meek: If my mother pulled up in a sparkling white Cadillac Escalade, I’d pick up my jaw and say, “Hey, mom! What’s with the ride?” But U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, Democratic frontrunner in the U.S. Senate race, exhibited no such curiosity when his mother, Carrie Meek, scored her new caddy. He says he didn’t ask her about it. That’s convenient, because the car was leased for her by Boston developer Dennis…

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Orlando Sentinel’s Mike Thomas: Corruption-tainted Kendrick Meek has no shot in Florida’s U.S. Senate race

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The Orlando Sentinel’s Mike Thomas lays the wood to Kendrick Meek: If my mother pulled up in a sparkling white Cadillac Escalade, I’d pick up my jaw and say, “Hey, mom! What’s with the ride?” But U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, Democratic frontrunner in the U.S. Senate race, exhibited no such curiosity when his mother, Carrie Meek, scored her new caddy. He says he didn’t ask her about it. That’s convenient, because the car was leased for her by Boston developer Dennis…

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Please, Kendrick, stop talking…

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From the Miami Herald: U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the leading Democratic contender for Florida’s open U.S. Senate seat, told The Miami Herald editorial board today that he knew his mother was helping developer Dennis Stackhouse try to build a bio-pharmaceutical park in Liberty City — but not that she was a paid consultant. Meek sought federal funds for the project and said he never knew Stackhouse had paid $90,000 to his mother, former Congresswoman Carrie Meek, and leased her a Cadillac Escalade. Stackhouse never built the project and…

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Jeff Greene: Is Kendrick Meek clueless or worse?

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Today, Jeff Greene for Florida launched a new viral video and website at www.CluelessOrWorse.com. The parody viral video and website highlight career politician Kendrick Meek’s ties to a criminal fraud case involving indicted developer Dennis Stackhouse. The St. Petersburg Times, in an editorial, said Meek’s explanation of his role in the scandal made Meek “clueless or worse.” On the website, voters can learn the facts, watch the video and decide for themselves, by voting if Meek is clueless or worse.…

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