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Florida Senate Race

Florida Senate Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next Florida Senator? Republican Mario Rubio and Independent Charlie Crist face off against Democrat Kendrick Meek on Nov. 2. Think y...

SNUBBED: Robert Kennedy Jr. Endorses Charlie Crist Instead Of Democrat

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — A member of the Kennedy clan said Wednesday that Democratic Congressman Kendrick Meek cannot win the Florida Senate race...

FL-Sen: 50% Rubio (R), 25% Crist (I), 19% Meek (D) (Rasmussen 10/7)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/7/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Florida 2010 Senate 50% Rubio (R), 25% Crist (I...

FL-Sen: 42% Rubio (R), 27% Crist (i), 21% Meek (D) (Mason-Dixon 10/6)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mason-Dixon 10/4/10 - 10/6/10; 625 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview WZVN-HD (ABC 7) article Florida 2010 Senate 42% Rub...

FL-Sen: 40% Rubio (R), 33% Crist (I), 16% Meek (D) (POS 9/30)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Opinion Strategies 9/27/10 - 9/30/10; 800 likely voters, 3.46% margin of error Mode: Live phone interviews (St. Petersburg Times release) Flor...

Don't Be Fooled - Florida Senate Race Is Between One Progressive and Two Lifetime Republicans

Andy Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Stern

Have we lost faith ourselves to the point we now believe a strategic, financed, people driven grassroots campaign can't counter Marco Rubio's right-wing fundraising?

Amanda Terkel

Charlie Crist's Social Security Solution: Comprehensive Immigration Reform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running as an independent for the state's U.S. Senate seat, is arguing that one of the nation's toughest problems ...

Al Lawson, Top Democrat In Florida's State Senate, Endorses Charlie Crist Over Kendrick Meek

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Kendrick Meek, Florida's Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, received some discouraging news Thursday when a top Democrat in the Florida State ...

Mark Blumenthal

Kendrick Meek Will Likely Gain In Florida Senate Race, But How Much? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So what's next in the Florida Senate race? Can Democratic nominee Kendrick Meek convince Florida Democrats to abandon Republican-turned-independent Go...

Jason Linkins

Last Night's Primary And The State Of Political Media Narratives | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another primary night has come and gone. As always, it's time to check in on the media narratives that have ruled over the campaign season, to see how they fared in last night's tilts. As it turns out, it's sort of a mixed bag!

Florida Elections 2010: Kendrick Meek, Rick Scott Score Big Wins

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Rep. Kendrick Meek is the Democratic nominee for Senate, overcoming billionaire Jeff Greene's massive television and mail onsla...

President Marco Rubio

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ariel Gonzalez

If Marco Rubio wins the Florida Senate seat, he'll instantly become a frontrunner for the Republican vice presidential nomination in 2012.

Kendrick Meek Leads In Three New Polls in Florida Democratic Senate Primary | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new poll released on Monday by Quinnipiac University shows Kendrick Meek with a 10 point lead in tomorrow's Democratic primary for a Florida U.S. Se...

Jason Linkins

Jeff Greene, Florida Senate Contender, DENIES Rumors Of Awesome Parties On His Vomit-Caked Mega-Yacht | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Down in Florida, the Democratic primary race between Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene has turned into a full-tilt frenzy over what did or did not go on a...

Mark Blumenthal

Kendrick Meek's Primary Vote Missing In Polls? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back in April, I asked rhetorically why Florida Senate candidate Kendrick Meek had earned so little respect from analysts and pundits. I was thinking ...

Jason Linkins

WATCH: Florida Senate Candidate Is Just The Most Ridiculous Of 2010's Yacht-Owning Politicos | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During this time of widespread financial misery, one would hope that the election season would yield a crop of politicians capable of relating to the ...

Kendrick Meek, Jeff Greene Brawl While Crist Locks Up Support From Dems (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek and billionaire rival Jeff Greene engage in a brutal primary fight for Florida's Democratic Senate nomination, the real win...

Marco Rubio Aims To Fundraise Off War Of Words With Rachel Maddow (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Florida Republican Senate candidate Marco Rubio continued his war of words with Rachel Maddow this week with a new web video tweaking the MSNBC host. ...

Florida Senate Candidate Jeff Greene Paid DNC Member Before Getting Endorsement

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - When a Democratic National Committee member asked for guidance on whom to support in the Democratic Senate primary, some come quickly -- from b...

Marco Rubio Flexes Right-Wing Muscles By Headlining Anti-Gay Dinner

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Waymon Hudson

Sharing the marquee with groups like the Florida Family Policy Council and American Family Association and honoring men like Don Wildmon shows just where Rubio's views and "values" lie.

Crist Campaign Has GOP Money: Republicans Want A Refund

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Twenty prominent Republicans demanded That Gov. Charlie Crist return every penny that some of them gave to his Senate campai...

Jeb Bush Endorses Marco Rubio Over Charlie Crist

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is endorsing Marco Rubio's campaign for U.S. Senate. Bush, still popular and influential with ...

Two Failed Efforts at Muslim-Bashing

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

The news of the week is that two efforts at Muslim-bashing were tried, and both failed. Cause for concern, yes. But cause for some hope as well.

Jeff Greene's McCain Moment

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

With America engaged in two wars in the Muslim world and with critical national security interests at stake, the last thing we need is for candidates to put us at greater risk by displays of ignorance.

Why I'll Win the Florida Senate Seat

Rep. Kendrick B. Meek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Kendrick B. Meek

On election day, Floridians will have a choice between a strong, progressive Democrat who fights hard for everyday Floridians (me) and two registered Republicans who together were the architects of Florida's failed economy.