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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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  • Challenger pushes liberal causes in Democratic primary

    Michael Etienne is trying to make some points by challenging U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson in the Democratic primary in District 24, which straddles Broward and Miami-Dade counties. But he doesn't expect to win. The Democrat-dominated district —...
  • Team pulls decals from Charlie Crist NASCAR ride

    Team pulls decals from Charlie Crist NASCAR ride
    Charlie Crist will not be be making a gubernatorial campaign push on a car competing in the Coke Zero 400 Saturday night. An ethics complaint -- coupled with the ensuing controversy -- promoted Phil Parsons Racing officials to remove the “...
  • Alex Lewy quits Hallandale Beach commission, drops out of state House race

    Alex Lewy quits Hallandale Beach commission, drops out of state House race
    Original post | 10:40 a.m. Updated | 11:47 a.m. Alex Lewy, who’s been running for the state House of Representatives for more than a year, is dropping out and also resigning his seat on the Hallandale Beach City Commission. Lewy is taking a...
  • Dream Defenders earning political credibility

    Dream Defenders earning political credibility
    Word is getting around. The Dream Defenders are for real. Whether you agree with their demands — chiefly to repeal Florida's "stand your ground" law — or view their protest as juvenile foot-stomping, this much is true: This group of...
  • 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...
  • Rubio won debate … but so did Meek …and Crist

     
    I missed Sunday morning's debate in the U.S. Senate race. But I wanted to know what happened. So I logged on only to find that … all three candidates apparently won. I know so, because each of them told me so. Marco Rubio was the first to declare...
  • Newspapers go for Rubio

     
    Over the weekend the Miami Herald endorsed Republican Marco Rubio for U.S. Senate, a recommendation that surely will surprise those who see the Herald as a left-leaning publication. In fact, the Herald's Rubio endorsement put them in the company of...
  • Heat players get political (but LeBron doesn't know it)

     
    On the eve of the Heat's home opener, superstars Dwyane Wade and LeBron James are getting political. But James apparently doesn't know it. Wade was scheduled to appear at a Thursday rally supporting Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kendrick Meek....
  • Meek campaign confirms Clinton raised issue of dropping out; Says Meek never agreed

     
    UPDATE 3: OK, now we're getting dizzy. Meek campaign spokesman Dave Hoffman now says he “misspoke” when he said earlier that Clinton suggested Meek get out of the race. He said “suggest” was “too strong” a word and that...
  • Meek plans campaign marathon; But is it too little, too late?

     
    Here are the details of Congressman Kendrick Meek's campaign-a-palooza scheduled to start Sunday evening and run through Monday. He's running for U.S. Senate against Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio. Meek, a Democrat,  says he'll campaign 24 hours straight,...
  • Meek, Crist and Sink to speak at FEA meeting this weekend

     
    The Florida Education Association has invited candidates it endorsed for statewide office to speak at its delegate assembly this weekend in Orlando. Independent Charlie Crist and Democrat Kendrick Meek, two of the trio of candidates vying for U.S....
  • Once again, Bill Clinton tries unsuccessfully to nudge an inconvenient Democrat from a Senate race

     
    Florida's Kendrick Meek is the unwilling victim this time....