Former President Bill Clinton has already helped Rep. Kendrick Meek
raise money he needs to run a Senate campaign. Now, a week before the
primary, he's rallying Florida voters to pull the congressmen back
ahead of billionaire Jeff Greene.
Gov. David Paterson, who last week suggested that a proposed Islamic
center and mosque near ground zero might want to consider a different
location, will meet soon with the developers, a spokesman said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama, embarking on a three-day tour to raise money
for Democrats, said Monday that a rising homegrown clean energy
industry can help reverse years of manufacturing job losses overseas
and help heal a still-ailing economy.
Buoyed by a huge turnout at a fundraising gala marking his 80th
birthday, Rep. Charles Rangel said Thursday that he was eager to turn
his attention to his re-election campaign and let the ethics charges
against him play out in Washington.
Determined to show a commitment to stopping the flow of illegal
immigrants, the Senate convened a special session Thursday and passed a
$600 million bill to put more agents and equipment along the Mexican