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NFL adds two political pros to PR, lobbying teams

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After a series of public relations setbacks over the past two years, the National Football League (NFL) has hired two veteran Washington PR professionals on Tuesday to help stanch the bleeding. Former White House Press Secretary Joe Lockhart joins the league as Executive Vice-President of Communications. Senior Vice-President of Government Affairs Cynthia Hogan received a promotion to Executive Vice-President of Public Policy and Government Affairs. Despite the NFL’s popularity among fans and advertisers, Lockhart joins the NFL at a time…

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President Clinton asking for money for Kendrick Meek

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The Senate campaign of Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-Fla.) sent out a fundraising appeal via email Friday from one powerful Democratic surrogate: former President Bill Clinton. In the email, Clinton appeals to donors to help Meek meet his $100,000 fundraising goal for the quarter, which ends June 30. From the email: “Kendrick has spent the last two decades faithfully serving the people of Florida, staying true to his core beliefs and giving everything he has to improving the lives of others.…

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Washington Post: Can Kendrick Meek win the Florida Senate race?

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The nationally televised debate between Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and former state House Speaker Marco Rubio on Sunday made clear that the Republican Senate primary is going to be a knockdown, drag-out brawl between now and, gulp, August 24. The almost-certain political bloodbath on the Republican side stands in stark contrast to the quiet race for the Democratic nomination — where Rep. Kendrick Meek seems to be on cruise control to become the party’s nominee. And yet, despite the body…

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