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Kendrick B. Meek

Kendrick B. Meek
Kendrick Brett Meek (born September 6, 1966) has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2003, representing Florida's 17th congressional district. He is a member of the New Democrat Coalition. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on November 5, 2002, succeeding his mother, Congresswoman Carrie Meek, who retired from the seat.
Kendrick Brett Meek (born September 6, 1966) has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2003, representing Florida's 17th congressional district. He is a member of the New Democrat Coalition. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on November 5, 2002, succeeding his mother, Congresswoman Carrie Meek, who retired from the seat. « Show less

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  • Ginny Brown-Waite, young at heart

     
    The former Republican congresswoman from Brooksville, who retired last year after four terms, made a habit of ranting against excessive government spending in speeches from the House floor. In 2009, she blasted congressional Democrats for ”...
  • Is Charlie Crist the best Democrat to beat Rick Scott?

     
    I am making this up, so bear with me. Rick Scott looks to be very beatable in 2014. But what Democrat could do it? Does the Party rehash Alex Sink? Can you name another Democrat with statewide name recognition? The last time a Democratic congressman ran,...
  • Governor Appoints Maurice Ferre to the FTC

     
    Governor Rick Scott today announced the appointment of Maurice A. Ferre to the Florida Transportation Commission.  Ferre, 75, of Miami, is the former mayor of Miami. He succeeds Orlando-based lawyer Marcos Marchena and is appointed for a term beginning...
  • Obama nominates Meek for U.N. job

     
    President Barack Obama has nominated former U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek to serve as a representative to the United Nations, the political website Politic365 reported. Two other people have also been nominated. Meek ran for Senate last year against now U.S....
  • More on Quinnipiac Poll on Senate race: 2011 compared with 2009

     
    So several months into the 18-month campaign for the GOP nomination for the Florida U.S. Senate seat, still none of the four major candidates has moved the polling needle much. In the latest Florida Poll from Quinipiac University, former U.S. Sen....
  • Cannon gets his mug hung, a shotgun, and a last Crist dig

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Dean Cannon had his official portrait mounted on the chamber's inner ring of former leaders Tuesday, and used the occasion to take yet another shot at former Gov. Charlie Crist. Cannon, a Winter Park Republican who is...
  • Will companies go wild on campaign spending?

    When it comes to spending big money on national elections, the rhetoric goes, corporations are about to walk through the swinging saloon doors of a new era in campaign finance with their checkbook holsters packed and ready for a Wild West-like shootout....
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • Florida Democrats need a kingpin

    Dear Jeff, Shellacking doesn't quite cover it. Florida Democrats, like their counterparts in many parts of the country, got their butts kicked. You may have lost your party's senatorial nomination this summer to U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, but now the stage...
  • Extend early voting hours, says Alcee Hastings and other Democratic members of Congress

     
    South Florida Democratic members of Congress, including U.S. House members from Palm Beach County, today wrote Gov. Charlie Crist and Florida Secretary of State Kurt Browning to seek an extension of early voting hours. The request is led by......
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows for Aug. 28th – 29th

     
    SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Obama's upcoming Iraq speech: Gen. George Joulwan (ret.). 3 p.m. CNN McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY CBS News Sunday Morning Farmers' markets; Hurricane Katrina; Google designers. (N) 6 a.m. KCBS...