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Notes from the Florida Democrats Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

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Joy Reid, last night’s recipient of the award for Best National blog, covered all of the angles at the Florida Democratic Party’s Jefferson-Jackson Dinner.  It’s coverage like this that helped her win her award.  Her notes: Kendrick Meek brought a cheering section … Gelber and Aronberg played nice … and Alex Sink’s mike went rogue. And a good time was had by all at this year’s Jefferson-Jackson dinner. The Democratic faithful gathered at the Westin Diplomat hotel in Hallandale Beach…

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Jeff Greene mails out a phonebook, err, 8-page brochure

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This Blackberry photo doesn’t do it justice. Democratic Senate candidate Jeff Greene has sent voters across Florida an 8-page mailing — more of a booklet, really, that opens up into a poster — as slickly produced and substantial as any high-end corporate brochure. What else would you expect from a billionaire willing to spend “whatever it takes”?  Continue reading here. Here’s a description of the mailer from my colleague at The Reid Report. So what’d I get? A giant mail piece, 8.5″ x 11″ folded, on…

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Jeff Greene challenges Kendrick Meek to bi-weekly debates

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The Reid Report got to it before I could: Jeff Greene’s commercials have been all over TV here in South Florida, and now, he’s upping the ante again, challenging Kendrick Meek to a series of debates, though I doubt this email will serve as much of an inducement. May 25, 2010 – Palm Beach – Today, Jeff Greene, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, challenged Kendrick Meek to a series of bi-weekly debates in every media market in the state between…

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Democrats widen gap over Republicans in Florida voter registration

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My seemingly alter-ego at The Reid Report has a summary of the the new stats from the Florida Division of Elections: Democrats are trouncing Republicans at registering voters. Dems have registered 61,643 more voters since the 2008 election than Republicans have, swelling what was already a 700,000-plus registration advantage in the state. That doesn’t always win Democrats elections, of course, because of issues of turnout, and also due to the presence of conservative Dems in northern Florida who don’t always…

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