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Bill Clinton coming to Delray Beach for Meek’s Democratic Senate bid

by George Bennett | August 6th, 2010

Clinton & Meek

Clinton & Meek

Former President Bill Clinton will campaign in Delray Beach for Democratic Senate hopeful Kendrick Meek on Aug. 16, bolstering Meek’s status as the Democratic Party establishment favorite in the Aug. 24 primary against billionaire Palm Beach outsider Jeff Greene.

Meek and Clinton go back to the early 1990s, when Meek was a Florida Highway Patrol trooper assigned to pick up then-Arkansas Gov. Clinton at the airport in Tallahassee while Clinton was running for president. Meek was an early backer of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential bid. Bill Clinton has already helped Meek with several events in the Senate race.

Clinton and Meek are scheduled to appear together at three South Florida events on Aug. 16. Doors open for the event at the Delray Community Center at 4:30 p.m. that day. The pair will then campaign in Davie and Miami.

On Aug. 18, Meek is scheduled to be “joining” President Obama at an event in Miami. Details of that event remain unclear.

The event is slated for the Delray Community Center at 50 N.W. 1st Avenue in Delray Beach. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

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2 Responses to “Bill Clinton coming to Delray Beach for Meek’s Democratic Senate bid”

  1. Meek got thrown under the Bus Says:

    Just remember that Democrat Congressman Joe Abruzzo has ENDORSED former Ca republican, two year Florida resident and billionaire Jeff Greene OVER
    Kendrick Meek!

    Don’t vote for Abruzzo, he threw Meek under the bus for a losing CALIFORNIA republican who now makes a Florida mansion his home.

    NO to Abruzzo…he threw Kendrick Meek UNDER THE BUS!

  2. hank keilly Says:

    Jeff Greene is a winning Floridian with deep roots here. Jeff Greene is the only choice for those caring about jobs and the economy. Jeff Greene will turn things around and fight for Floridians. Jeff’s record is one of success and he is a man of his word. His business acumen is what is needed.

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