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Kendrick Meek saves life (literally) of congressional colleague Jan Schakowsky

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Kendrick Meek may be down in the polls to Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio, but he’s earning karma points after saving the life of a choking Congresswoman who was losing a battle with a turkey sandwich. Meek, a former Florida state trooper, performed the Heimlich maneuver on Illinois Rep. Jan Schakowsky last month in a dining hall in Washington, according to The Hill, a Capitol Hill political blog. Meek was sitting at the table next to Schakowsky when the Democrat swallowed…

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