Articles in Category: 'Kendrick Meek'

By: Ed Moore, Ph.D. | Posted: November 2, 2010 5:05 PM
One of the few really fun things to do when observing the American political game of elections is to speculate on a host of “what-ifs.” The Florida 2010 election offers more possibilities for this game than most elections do. The root cause of so many variant options to what might have been start at the feet of Florida Gov. Charlie Crist.
 
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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: October 31, 2011 3:55 AM
 

Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Walt Disney World opened in 1971 -- making it a fitting place for the Florida Democratic Party to meet this past weekend.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 11, 2010 2:15 PM

While the recent Public Policy polling numbers are getting a lot of attention for showing Marco Rubio crushing Charlie Crist by 32 points, the poll also offers bad news for U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, the likely Democratic Senate nominee, and U.S. Sen. George LeMieux. Meek has only a 17 percent approval rating compared to a 20 percent disapproval rating.

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: July 10, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Though nobody has attempted to calculate it yet, LeBron James's economic impact on the Greater Miami area could be something akin to the eruption of Mount St. Helens -- only instead of lava, the city could be looking at a flowing sea of greenbacks.

As sports business commentator and author Rick Horrow said in Friday's Miami Herald, "LeBron is a walking, talking, free-throw-shooting stimulus plan."

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: February 8, 2011 3:55 AM

When Frederica Wilson won Kendrick Meek's former congressional seat last November, she set in motion a special election for two legislative seats.  And that election is set for Tuesday in South Florida.
 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: January 27, 2011 3:10 PM
 

Newly inaugurated Republican Sen. Marco Rubio announced his committee assignments in Washington Thursday, setting the stage for the issues he will focus on in his first years on the national stage.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 29, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Incoming Gov. Rick Scott continues his “inaugural appreciation” tour of the state with a whirlwind trip across Florida Wednesday.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: December 17, 2010 7:30 AM

After stalling in the afternoon, the U.S. House voted just after midnight Friday to extend tax cuts initially backed by George W. Bush in 2001 and 2003 for all Americans. The bill, which also extends jobless benefits, now moves to President Barack Obama’s desk.

 
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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: November 23, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Incoming Gov. Rick Scott wanted to meet with all of the members of the Legislature before coming into office in January and he has been hitting the ground running.
 
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