Articles in Category: 'Jeff Greene'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 17, 2010 4:05 AM
As the Republican gubernatorial primary enters the homestretch, health care executive Rick Scott will hit the campaign trail hard in the final days of his campaign against Attorney General Bill McCollum.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 7, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Rick Scott vowed to meet with as many state legislators as possible before becoming governor in January and he continued that effort this weekend. Scott met with members of the Panhandle delegation in Shalimar on Sunday before heading down to Melbourne on Monday to meet with six members of the House.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 20, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Late Tuesday, former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre, a Democrat, jumped party lines to back Republican candidate Rick Scott for governor over state CFO Alex Sink, the Democratic nominee.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 9, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Stuck in third place in the polls and confronting whispers he will pull out of the U.S. Senate race, Democrat Kendrick Meek increased the pace of his campaign Friday, a clear effort to dampen talk that he will pull the plug on his campaign.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: October 6, 2010 4:05 AM
 

With less than a month to go until the general election, the dynamics are changing in the election for the U.S. Senate seat. U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the Democratic candidate in the race, is turning his fire away from NPA-candidate Charlie Crist, and onto Republican candidate Marco Rubio, the front-runner in the race.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: October 6, 2010 4:05 AM
A sharp increase in the number of Floridians casting absentee ballots is changing the ways of winning political campaigns.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 30, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Gov. Charlie Crist, running for the U.S. Senate without party affiliation, continues to be hammered from both sides by Republican Marco Rubio, the front-runner in the race, and Democratic candidate U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek.

 
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POSTED: August 25, 2010
By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 24, 2010 9:29 PM
 

Despite billionaire Jeff Greene unleashing millions against him, U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek won the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate election on Tuesday.

 
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By: John Kennedy News Service of Florida | Posted: August 24, 2010 4:05 AM
Fueled by a stratospheric $100 million in spending, candidates topping the primary ballot Monday barnstormed the state in a last-ditch push for voters – with polls showing the Republican governor’s contest tightening and the Democratic battle for U.S. Senate tilting decidedly toward U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 20, 2010 4:05 AM

A new poll from Quinnipiac University released Thursday has state CFO Alex Sink, the likely Democratic nominee, ahead of both of the Republicans in the gubernatorial race and has independent Gov. Charlie Crist ahead of Republican Marco Rubio and both of the leading Democrats in the U.S. Senate contest.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 20, 2010 4:05 AM

With less than a week until the primary election, President Barack Obama showed U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek his strongest support to date for the Democratic nomination in the U.S. Senate election in November.

 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: August 17, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Close to 1,000 South Floridians braved an August-hot, oxygen-starved gymnasium Monday for no other reason than to see and hear former President Bill Clinton deliver some of that old-time religion.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 19, 2010 4:05 AM

A poll released by Quinnipiac University Wednesday finds that the tide has turned in the favor of politicians running against wealthy businessmen in both the Republican gubernatorial primary and the contest for the Democratic U.S. Senate nod.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 19, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Reports are out that former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who now lives in Florida and has become increasingly active in Sunshine State politics despite placing fourth here in the 2008 Republican presidential primary, is expected to endorse Attorney General Bill McCollum in the GOP gubernatorial contest this weekend …

 
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: August 18, 2010 4:05 AM
 


Jeff Greene and Kendrick Meek make for a dynamic contrast in the Democratic primary race for U.S. Senate.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: August 16, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Kendrick Meek has opened up a "commanding" 45-to-30 lead over Jeff Greene in the Democratic Senate primary contest, a new Sunshine State News Poll reports.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 17, 2010 4:05 AM
 

It wasn't long after President Barack Obama expressed his support for the right to construct a mosque two blocks away from the now-eerie site of the World Trade Center that Florida politicians began piling on. And, when all was said and done, only one leader from the Sunshine State said he thinks the chief executive is right.

 
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By: Keith Laing The News Service of Florida | Posted: August 14, 2010 4:05 AM
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Greene said Friday he will sue the St. Petersburg Times if the paper does not retract an article about his real estate transactions.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: August 14, 2010 4:05 AM

Bad news may be coming for Democrats in the November elections -- and that dismal prediction comes from a Democratic pollster.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 12, 2010 4:05 AM
 

The close contest between Sen. Dan Gelber of Miami Beach and Sen. Dave Aronberg of Greenacres for the Democratic nomination for attorney general is growing increasingly contentious in the final two weeks before the Aug. 24 primary.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 11, 2010 12:05 AM
 

Even as polls continue to show a neck-and-neck sprint to the finish, personal attacks -- not an explanation of platforms -- dominated Tuesday night's debate between the two top Democratic U.S. Senate candidates, U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek and billionaire financier Jeff Greene.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 6, 2010 4:05 AM
 

On a 63-37 vote, the U.S. Senate Thursday confirmed the appointment of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court of the United States -- with Florida's delegation surprising no one when the vote was taken.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: August 4, 2010 4:05 AM
 

While Democrats are continuing to defect to independent U.S. Senate candidate Gov. Charlie Crist, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is not one of them. Nelson said in an MSNBC interview Tuesday morning that he would back the Democratic nominee in the race, be it U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek or billionaire financier Jeff Greene

 
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