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NYTimes on Kendrick Meek: Democrat seeks part of spotlight in Florida Senate race

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Representative Kendrick B. Meek, the leading Democratic candidate for Florida’s open Senate seat, listened quietly last week to tales of woe: a college student who nearly ended up homeless because her mother had lost her job; a laid-off mother who paid for health care with credit cards; an electrician struggling to get unemployment benefits. Ignoring the attention being paid to the Republican race, Mr. Meek has been methodically campaigning across the state. Kendrick B. Meek stopped in Orlando, where he…

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