With President Barack Obama in Florida on Monday to help Democratic candidates in the Sunshine State, U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic nominee in the U.S. Senate election, went all outto link himself to the White House.
Stuck in third place in the polls and confronting whispers he will pull out of the U.S. Senate race, Democrat Kendrick Meek increased the pace of his campaign Friday, a clear effort to dampen talk that he will pull the plug on his campaign.
Websites and organizations of every description are looking to draft former Gov. Jeb Bush and former U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough, who now hosts a morning news show on MSNBC, into what probably will be a crowded field gunning for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.
With Americans marking the 518th anniversary of Christopher Columbus first voyage on Monday, a bit of the spotlight should fall on Florida. Few Floridians are aware of the important part their state played in the epic and tragic tale of the Spanish discovery and conquest of the New World.
The Sierra Club, with more than 30,000 members in the Sunshine State, endorsed both Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running without party affiliation, and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate -- an endorsement Meek promptly refused.
As the tea party movement demanding a smaller government and lowered taxes continues to shape the political landscape, Republican members of Floridas congressional delegation offered plans this week to reduce the size and scope of the federal government.
Pundits predicted a verbal brawl, and at times, that's what the three leading candidates in the U.S. Senate race delivered. In the first get-down-to-business October debate Wednesday night. No Party Affiliate Gov. Charlie Crist and Democrat Kendrick Meek went after Republican Marco Rubio, aiming to dislodge him as the race's runaway leader.
Former RNC Chairman and U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez offered harsh words for fellow Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina in an interview with the Huffington Post.
The attacks are flying in the heated -- and close -- contest to be the 45th governor of Florida as Democrats and Republicans pummel each other.
With less than a month to go until the general election, the dynamics are changing in the election for the U.S. Senate seat. U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate in the race, is turning his fire away from NPA-candidate Charlie Crist, and onto Republican candidate Marco Rubio, the front-runner in the race.