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Kendrick Meek

What About Kendrick Meek?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Why doesn't Kendrick Meek get more respect? For the last few months, when talk turns to Florida, political pundits have focused on the meteoric rise ...

GOP's 2010 Florida Ticket All-White, May Be Liability

Miami Herald | By BETH REINHARD and MARC CAPUTO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a time when the Florida electorate is growing increasingly diverse, the Republican party is gearing up to field an all-male, all-white slate in 201...

Holder, Race and Obama's 10% of the White Alabama Vote

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

The complicated picture of how America came to vote for its first black president reflects the country's multifarious attitude towards race

Statewide Races a Challenge for Black Politicians?

Pamela Gentry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pamela Gentry

As recent as 2006, three African-Americans ran for high-profile statewide office on the Republican ticket and all were defeated by considerable margins.

First Dem Enters Florida Senate Race

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Kendrick Meek (D-Fla.) is expected to announce he is running for retiring Sen. Mel Martinez's (R-Fla.) seat on Tuesday morning, making him the fi...