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Monday, August 16, 2010

Kendrick Meek Gets Approval From Democratic Heavy Hitters

Former President Bill Clinton Rallies For Kendrick Meek

Bill Clinton shown here with Kendrick Meek, candidate for U.S. Senate.
Former President Bill Clinton will make appearances at three South Florida rallies on Monday to stump for Kendrick Meek's United States Senate campaign.

His first stop includes an event at Pompey Park this afternoon at 4pm (1101 Northwest 2nd Street, Delray Beach, Florida), followed by a 6pm event at the Olympia Theater At The Gusman Performing Arts Center (174 East Flagler Street in Miami, Florida).

Meek has also gained the approval of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Last week The Kendrick Meek campaign released a robocall recorded by Speaker Nancy Pelosi praising Kendrick's leadership on children's health care.

"I'm humbled to have Speaker Pelosi support my campaign in this way", said Meek. For years, Speaker Pelosi and I have stood together fighting for Florida's children. Her testimonial only further proves that there is just one real Democrat in this race and only one candidate who will fight for middle-class Florida families."

The call was placed to hundreds of thousands Florida households.

In the call, (listen here) Pelosi asks Floridians to support Meek for Senate.

"I'm calling to ask you to vote for Kendrick Meek for U.S. Senate and to set the record straight. Kendrick has an outstanding leadership record on children's health care. Kendrick voted three times for children's health insurance. He worked to make sure we got it passed to fund Florida KidCare. To say anything else, is not true."

Speaker Pelosi also appeared in the Meek campaign's second campaign ad, shown here.

Meek is running against billionaire Jeff Greene. Voting in the Florida primary takes place on August 24th.

Meek also made an appearance at DNC fundraising event with President Obama while the First Family visited the region this past weekend.  Meek was a huge supporter of Hiliary Clinton during the 2008 presidential campaign.

Ain't that a hoot.

Personal Note:  I always saw Meek as a presidential candiate the moment I heard him speak at an event in Washington in 2007. 

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