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Meek calls report 'inaccurate at best'



In a hastily called news confernence tonight, Democratic candidate Kendrick Meek denied reports that he had conversations with his mentor and political ally, former President Bill Clinton, about dropping out of the U.S. Senate race.

 "I am running. The press report was inaccurate at best," Meek said, saying he'll be at the finish line with opponents Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio. "I think there are some people that would like to fuel rumors," he said. Follow our coverage of this breaking news story here.


[Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:30pm]


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