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Interesting read: Washington Monthly is on the trail with Kendrick Meek

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An interesting read from the Washington Monthly: On paper, Rep. Kendrick Meek (D), a leading U.S. Senate candidate in Florida, should be in reasonably good electoral shape. He’s a fairly popular congressman and law-enforcement officer who enjoys the backing of Democratic giants like former President Bill Clinton. What’s more, the Democratic candidate will be in a three-way contest in November, with Republican Marco Rubio and used-to-be-Republican Charlie Crist. It’s fairly easy to imagine the winning scenario — Rubio and Crist…

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Dems hope Tuesday debate moves their candidates up in name recognition race

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Can Florida Democrats recapture the U.S. Senate seat once held by Bob Graham? Or is the primary race between Jeff Greene and Kendrick Meek merely a battle for third place in the general election? Polls show both Democrats trailing a pair of candidates who so far have commanded the media spotlight: Republican Marco Rubio, a darling of the conservative tea party movement, and Republican-turned-independent Gov. Charlie Crist. But voters will have the chance to size up Meek and Greene at…

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