Kendrick Meek: Florida Congressman Runs for Senate Seat

 
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 16, 2009

Illinois Senator Roland Burris might get some company very soon in the Senate. Florida Congressman Kendrick Meek, who is also African-American, announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate yesterday, making him the first major candidate to run in the 2010 race, according to the Associated Press. Meek sits on the Ways & Means Committee and is said to have the ear of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.—WLW

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