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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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  • Latino advocates say Hispanics were factor in elections

     
    There are no hard numbers yet to quantify Hispanic participation in the elections that just ended, but Latino activists are saying that their community’s vote was a factor in the elections that gave Republican candidates victories in Florida and...
  • Voters support immigration reform, but don’t vote on it

     
    Most voters favor comprehensive immigration reform that would strengthen border security, crack down on employers who knowingly hire illegal immigrants while requiring those living illegally in the U.S. to meet various requirements before going to “the....
  • Oops! Hispanics supported Rick Scott.

     
           So much for the pundits, including myself, who argued that Hispanics would turn against Republicans for their support of an Arizona-style immigration law.        This is very,...
  • Bill Clinton retakes the White House from Obama: Full photo coverage

     
    Barack Obama concedes and leaves the news conference....
  • New U.S. Rep. Wilson more focused on banning hand-held cellphones in cars than keeping hats

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Congresswoman-elect Frederica Wilson wants to ban the use of hand-held cellphones in cars when young children are aboard. Wilson, a former school principal who will represent parts of Miami-Dade...
  • Ticket Replay: Bill Clinton retakes Obama's White House--Full photo coverage

     
    Barack Obama concedes and leaves the news conference to the old pro....
  • Charlie Crist’s resurgent popularity

     
    You've got to wonder if Charlie Crist's fairly strong showing in a poll conducted just before Christmas is due to the fact that he's about to leave the governor's office. Whether a fair portion of the 50 percent of people surveyed by Public P...
  • 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....