Kendrick Meek's file:

Democrat from Florida

Kendrick Meek is a former U.S. Representative for Congressional District 17 in Miami, serving from 2003 to 2011. He campaigned for the U.S. Senate and was defeated on Nov. 2, 2010.

Recent statements involving Kendrick Meek

"The Taliban has been there for years and years, I mean, hundreds of thousands of years."

"Middle-class families throughout America (would) have to pay $6,000 per year" to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy.

Marco Rubio says "Solo Ingles" (English only).

"I’m the only one who's fought against developers draining the Everglades!"

Kendrick Meek claims he's the only candidate who said Sonia Sotomayor "will make an excellent Supreme Court justice."

Recent stories featuring Kendrick Meek

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