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@Greene4Florida writes open letter to @KendrickMeek: ‘Bring it on’

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Dear Kendrick: When I first entered the Senate race, I wrote to you to express my desire to run a campaign based on the issues that Floridians care about including jobs, the environment and healthcare. I proposed that we have a healthy debate on the topics that would help voters understand the clear difference between our candidacies. Now, with just over a month before the primary election and less than 24 hours after Democrats united at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, you…

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@Greene4Florida writes open letter to @KendrickMeek: ‘Bring it on’

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Dear Kendrick: When I first entered the Senate race, I wrote to you to express my desire to run a campaign based on the issues that Floridians care about including jobs, the environment and healthcare. I proposed that we have a healthy debate on the topics that would help voters understand the clear difference between our candidacies. Now, with just over a month before the primary election and less than 24 hours after Democrats united at the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, you…

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Kendrick Meek calls on Governor Charlie Crist to veto budget

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Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kendrick Meek released the following statement regarding the budget proposal passed by the Florida Legislature last Friday, calling on Governor Charlie Crist to veto the proposal: “Over the past several months, Governor Crist has been so busy promoting his political ambition, he failed to do his job leading our state. Once again, the Republican legislature has passed a budget that short-changes Florida’s students, teachers and families. During his term, the governor has cut funding for Florida’s public…

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USA Today’s Page: Kendrick Meek can’t win Florida because he’s African-American

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Somewhere in Tallahassee, Steve Schale must be laughing. On last night’s edition of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews, USA Today‘s Susan Page listed a number of reasons she thinks Kendrick Meek is a “weak” U.S. Senate candidate in Florida including the fact that he’s…an African-American. He’s an African-American. We know it’s hard — although not impossible — for African-Americans to win statewide. Except, you know, the last time an African-American was on the ballot..in 2008. So, no it’s not impossible.…

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USA Today’s Page: Kendrick Meek can’t win Florida because he’s African-American

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Somewhere in Tallahassee, Steve Schale must be laughing. On last night’s edition of MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews, USA Today‘s Susan Page listed a number of reasons she thinks Kendrick Meek is a “weak” U.S. Senate candidate in Florida including the fact that he’s…an African-American. He’s an African-American. We know it’s hard — although not impossible — for African-Americans to win statewide. Except, you know, the last time an African-American was on the ballot…in 2008. So, no it’s not impossible.…

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Mitt Romney to campaign with Marco Rubio in Tampa today

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will campaign Monday in Tampa with U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio, the Rubio campaign announced today. The campaign event will be at 11:30 a.m. at the Blaise F. Alfano Conference and Banquet Center, 11606 McKinley Drive. It is free and open to the public. Romney, a Republican presidential candidate in 2008 and potential candidate in 2012, is expected to endorse Rubio over Gov. Charlie Crist in the Republican Senate primary.

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Marco Rubio pens column for National Review: Free enterprise – and those who defend it – are under attack under Obama

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U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio has penned a column for National Review: Earlier this week, I spoke out against President Obama’s wrongheaded decision to place an onerous and punitive new tax on the financial institutions Americans rely on to loan them money to buy homes, safeguard their money, and fund their businesses. Since then, I have been subjected to vicious attacks from Democratic party operatives, liberal bloggers, and even some in the media. Tired old stories long ago proven meritless…

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