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Political aficionados chatting up Kendrick Meek

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Here is a quick run-down of what people have said and written about Kendrick’s campaign in the few days: Yesterday, President Obama singled out Kendrick during his stop in Miami: “Somewhere around here is the next senator from the great state of Florida, Kendrick Meek…  There he is. Kendrick’s doing a great job.” Mark Blumenthal posted an entry on Pollster.com that asks “What About Kendrick Meek?” -“Meek has a shot at generating the same sort of enthusiasm within Florida as benefited…

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What about Kendrick Meek?

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Why doesn’t Kendrick Meek get more respect? For the last few months, when talk turns to Florida, political pundits have focused on the meteoric rise of Marco Rubio over Charlie Crist in the state’s Republican primary for Senate. And today, with a new poll from Quinnipiac University showing Rubio opening up “an elephant sized 56-33 lead” over Crist, the commentariat seems more taken with the possibility of Crist running as an independent. The same survey shows Crist with a not-quite-statistically-significant…

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