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Who ‘crossed the line’ in Democratic state Senate primary?

by George Bennett | May 31st, 2010



In the heated Democratic state Senate District 27 primary, attorney Peter Burkert says state Rep. Kevin Rader “crossed the line” by voting for an insurance bill when he’s an insurance agent.



Rader and his allies say it’s Burkert who crossed the line with a “false and reckless” attack in a race where Dems are already nervous about the GOP taking the seat in the fall.

Speaking of line-crossers, remember when Gov. Charlie Crist was a Republican and tapped Democrat Priscilla Taylor for a Palm Beach County commission vacancy? Now that Crist is an indie Senate candidate, find out if Taylor is willing to cross the line for him.

Read about it in this week’s Politics column.

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6 Responses to “Who ‘crossed the line’ in Democratic state Senate primary?”

  1. Tired of the Games Says:


    this is the problem with the people who are in elected office.

    Get RID of this guy, Rader.

  2. whasup Says:

    But I thought the Democratic Party was the party of purity, light, and justice.

  3. Jim Says:

    Real Democrats are- these bozos like Rader
    who claim to be Democrats when they’re running in a Democrat majority area need to be tased. Back in the Dixiecrat days Jesse Helms ran as a Democrat and we all know that is BS. So did Thurmond- the father of a black woman whose mother was raped by Thurmond.

  4. Tired of morons Says:

    Maybe if I write INSURANCE enough times people will IGNORE the fact that BURKERT is a liar.

  5. Sandy Says:

    Tired of Morons…really we all know that Rader works for the insurance companies. He might be nice out of pity I must say but he should not be elected representative.

    I hope they have Rader as the next DEC chair because there he can be useless as well.

  6. ToWhatsup Says:

    No Whatsup – the dem party and the machine that run this county back scumbags like Rader all the time, just like the republicans do on their side.

    Burkert is a breath of fresh air. He isn’t lying. Check Rader’s voting record. Rader voted for himself, not us.

    The fact that Burkert isn’t from this county and from the west coast of FL means he isn’t beholden to the machine here. This is attractive to me.

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