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Connie Mack raisin’ direct-mail $ for Charlie Crist

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From the Reid Report, one of my favorite sites: Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy III, better known as Connie Mack, the respected Republican who used to occupy the seat now held by Bill Nelson (trivia point: his son is a U.S. Congressman and is married to Sonny Bono’s widow… just thought you should know that …) isn’t pulling a John Cornyn by backing away from his endorsement last year of Charlie Crist. Mack has ok’d a fundraising letter on behalf of the…

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Kendrick Meek draws ire of National Right to Life

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Earlier this week, Democratic Rep. Kendrick Meek of Miami called on Congress to continue the ban on federal funding for abortions. That should sound good to Pro-Life organizations, right? Not so says that National Right to Life: Today the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC), the nation’s premiere pro-life organization, awarded its first-ever “Phony-Baloney Citation” to Representative Kendrick B. Meek (D-FL). In a letter earlier this week to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, which he co-signed, Meek claimed to seek “common…

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Sarah Palin’s impact on Charlie Crist

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Sarah Palin’s sudden and unexpected announcement that she will resign as governor of Alaska at the end of the month could have a substantial impact on Southern politics. For starters, if Palin’s decision to resign indicates that she will now gear up for a 2012 campaign for president, she will provide effective competition to two Dixie GOPers who also harbor presidential ambitions, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Florida Gov. — soon to be US Senator? — Charlie Crist. Read…

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