Politics & Policy

Florida Evening News

  • Kendrick Meek, Florida’s Democratic Senate candidate, rejected an endorsement from the Sierra Club today after the environmental group tried to endorse Charlie Crist, too. “Today’s Sierra Club co-endorsement is an insult to Florida’s environmental community,” Meek said in a statement. “I cannot in good conscience accept an endorsement from an organization that would stand with a governor who has consistently put developers, oil companies and the special interests first.”

  • The Cook Political Report moves the Senate race from toss-up status to GOP-leaning.

  • Marco Rubio’s drops a new advertisement, and a copy of the stimulus.

  • Governor Charlie Crist, former college football quarterback, throws out the first pitch at a Tampa Bay Rays game and misses the mark.


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