Bill Introduced by Stephanie Murphy Offers Lifetime Lobbying ban for Former Congress Members
05/25/18 11:34 from Shark Tank
"Members of Congress should be working for the people." The post Bill Introduced by Stephanie Murphy Offers Lifetime Lobbying ban for Former Congress Members appeared first on Shark Tank .

Gillum Receives Endorsement From Progressive Change Campaign Committee
05/25/18 10:39 from Shark Tank
"I’m proud to have the PCCC’s endorsement in our race to take Florida back for working people." The post Gillum Receives Endorsement From Progressive Change Campaign Committee appeared first on Shark Tank .

John Ward Says Puerto Rican Evacuees Should not Vote in Florida
05/24/18 09:19 from Shark Tank
"First of all, I don't think they should be allowed to register to vote." The post John Ward Says Puerto Rican Evacuees Should not Vote in Florida appeared first on Shark Tank .

Winners and losers in Miami-Dade’s special District 5 commission race
05/23/18 19:55 from Political Cortadito
Yes, we already know that former State Sen. Alex Diaz de la Portilla is the biggest loser in the special shotgun wedding election in Miami-Dade District 5, getting shut out of the runoff by Zoraida Barreiro and Eileen Higgins — his...

Rubio Calls for Investigation of Castro’s Supposed 1996 Shoot Down of Planes
05/23/18 12:25 from Shark Tank
"We urge you to direct the Department of Justice to review whether Raúl Castro should be indicted." The post Rubio Calls for Investigation of Castro’s Supposed 1996 Shoot Down of Planes appeared first on Shark Tank .

Murphy/Jolly Idea Gains Support
05/23/18 10:18 from Shark Tank
"it's a great idea and a great opportunity for Florida." The post Murphy/Jolly Idea Gains Support appeared first on Shark Tank .

Trump to make “big changes” to Obama’s Dodd-Frank Law
05/23/18 09:08 from Shark Tank
Trump continues rolling back Obama's legacy one law and executive order at a time. Pretty soon, that basketball court Obama put up at the White House will be rolled up and sent packing. The post Trump to make “big changes” to...

DeSantis, Maetz call for 2nd special counsel to investigate FBI and Justice Department
05/23/18 08:36 from Shark Tank
On board with the effort were Reps. Jim Jordan, Lee Zeldin, Ron DeSantis and Matt Gaetz from Florida, Louis Gohmert, Claudia Tenney, and Jody Hice. The post DeSantis, Maetz call for 2nd special counsel to investigate FBI and Justice Depa...

Rubio takes aim at Trump’s China trade talks
05/23/18 07:58 from Shark Tank
Rubio also said that like Obama did with the Cuba, Trump has allowed China to secure concessions “without giving up anything meaningful in return.” The post Rubio takes aim at Trump’s China trade talks appeared first on Shark Tank .

Eileen Higgins makes history winning special county race against the odds
05/22/18 20:30 from Political Cortadito
Developing story will be updated this evening:   Political newcomer heads into runoff with Zoraida Barreiro Gringa political newcomer Eileen Higgins either waged a very good campaign or voters in Miami Beach and Little Havana are ti...

Can You Join Us on Saturday?
05/22/18 17:38 from BlueBroward.org
    Good afternoon, friends!     (My endorsements and support are my personal opinion and do not represent endorsements or approval by any political club or party.)     Andrew Dolberg is running for the State House seat in District 98 (r...

Three Sheriffs Endorse Ashley Moody
05/22/18 11:34 from Shark Tank
"Ashley Moody has the experience, knowledge, and drive to get the job done." The post Three Sheriffs Endorse Ashley Moody appeared first on Shark Tank .

Coral Gables leaders to discuss police structure; or will it be more theater?
05/22/18 01:40 from Political Cortadito
The showdown that some people thought was gonna happen two weeks ago in Coral Gables City Hall over the city manager’s handling of the police chief may come Tuesday when commissioners finally talk about the strange structure that h...

Governor Scott Comments on Puerto Rico
05/21/18 09:40 from Shark Tank
"I know everybody in Puerto Rico would like everybody to stay in Puerto Rico." The post Governor Scott Comments on Puerto Rico appeared first on Shark Tank .

Putnam pushes his Florida First campaign, jabs at DeSantis “dial it in” efforts
05/21/18 09:40 from Shark Tank
Last weekend in Fort Lauderdale, Putnam took another jab at DeSantis when me stated that his "Florida-centric" campaign was not like DeSantis' "dial it in" and "long distance" Washington-based gubernatorial campaign. The post Putnam push...

Publix Comments on Putnam Endorsement
05/21/18 08:51 from Shark Tank
"Publix has not provided financial support to the National Rifle Association.” The post Publix Comments on Putnam Endorsement appeared first on Shark Tank .

Democratic plant candidate suspected congressional race
05/21/18 08:08 from Shark Tank
Strange? Yes, since most Republican activists within Palm Beach and Broward counties have never even heard of, let alone met Mr. Walters. The post Democratic plant candidate suspected congressional race appeared first on Shark Tank .

Democratic Party plant candidate suspected in Republican congressional race
05/21/18 08:08 from Shark Tank
Strange? Yes, since most Republican activists within Palm Beach and Broward counties have never even heard of, let alone met Mr. Walters. The post Democratic Party plant candidate suspected in Republican congressional race appeared first...

From the mayoral race to a commission contest: Alfred Santamaria returns
05/21/18 03:59 from Political Cortadito
One-time longshot Miami-Dade mayoral candidate Alfred Santamaria has returned to politics two years later — shooting a little lower this time as a candidate in Commission District 10 and adding an o to his name to make him a little...

Dems push full court press for Eileen Higgins in special District 5 county race
05/21/18 01:41 from Political Cortadito
In a last ditch effort to motivate Democrat voters in the Miami-Dade Commission District 5 race, a number of state and local Dems are doing a full press court for Eileen Higgins, the sole blue candidate among three Republicans in this no...

Graham Talks About Housing Money
05/20/18 19:28 from Shark Tank
"When I get into office I am going to take a hard look at where we are spending our resources." The post Graham Talks About Housing Money appeared first on Shark Tank .

IT’S TIME TO BOYCOTT CORPORATIONS THAT SUPPORT THE NRA
05/19/18 16:39 from BlueBroward.org
9 MORE STUDENTS AND A TEACHER DEAD BECAUSE CORPORATIONS SUPPORT THE NRA   IT’S AS IF PUBLIX PULLED THE TRIGGER IN TEXAS AND PARKLAND   BOYCOTT PUBLIX AND TELL YOUR LOCAL PUBLIX MGR. WHY   PUBLIX OWNERS AND SENIOR MANAGERS SUPPORT NRA RAC...

Democrats Line up Behind Sean Shaw for Attorney General
05/19/18 11:16 from Shark Tank
"There's no one I'd rather have fighting for me – and for Florida – than Sean Shaw.” The post Democrats Line up Behind Sean Shaw for Attorney General appeared first on Shark Tank .

John Morgan Calls Rick Scott a ‘Bald-Headed Eveready Bunny’
05/19/18 10:12 from Shark Tank
"I’ve never known any governor that’s ever done anything for any of us." The post John Morgan Calls Rick Scott a ‘Bald-Headed Eveready Bunny’ appeared first on Shark Tank .

Have You Heard About the Universal Background Check Petition?
05/18/18 04:20 from BlueBroward.org
    Hi, everybody!     Have you heard about the Universal Background Check Petition?  In addition to registering voters and signing people up to vote by mail, we are now also collecting petitions which read as follows:  “I demand t...

American Dream Miami mega mall should not get public dollars, discounts
05/17/18 04:13 from Political Cortadito
How much do you wanna bet that 100 people go and speak against the American Dream Miami mega mall nightmare complex that is being pushed for the Northwest corner of Miami-Dade? How much do you wanna bet that commissioners will ignore the...

Absentee ballots fly in hurried, special District 5 county commission race
05/17/18 02:40 from Political Cortadito
If ever there was a race where absentee ballots was going to make the deciding factor, it is the special shotgun wedding election in Miami-Dade’s County District 5. Four candidates are vying to replace Bruno Barreiro, who resigned ...

Miami-Dade special District 5 election is really a race for No. 2 on Tuesday
05/16/18 19:22 from Political Cortadito
With less than a week to go, the race for No. 2 in 5 is on. Most political observers in the 305 expect a runoff in the special shotgun wedding election for Miami-Dade commission District 5 to replace Bruno Barreiro, who resigned to run f...

Broward Democratic Party Internship Program
05/15/18 15:02 from BlueBroward.org
Greetings,   My name is David Metellus and I am the Political Director/Organizing Director for the Broward Democratic Party. We are currently accepting applications for our 2018  Internship & Fellowship program. Our program is very i...

Make a Donation & Help Register Voters
05/11/18 03:52 from BlueBroward.org
    Hi, friends!     Can you remember what happened to federal judicial nominees during the Obama Administration?  First, Republicans blocked many of the people President Obama nominated to the federal judiciary.  Then, when Obama nomina...

American Dream mega mall developer would give us buses for our troubles
05/09/18 23:52 from Political Cortadito
Buses? Buses?!?! The developer of the American Dream mega mall nightmare in Northwest Dade wants to give the county a few buses for all the trouble that the construction of the largest mall in the United States — a retail center-sl...

Another shady PAC attacks Zoraida Barreiro in county Commission race
05/08/18 19:46 from Political Cortadito
Absentee voters in the special, shotgun wedding election for Miami-Dade Commission District 5 started getting ballots last week — and returning them, with 2,535 mailed back as of Monday. So, naturally, they’re also already ge...

Have You Seen the Democratic Gubernatorial Debate Yet?
04/30/18 20:22 from BlueBroward.org
    Hello, Democrats!     Are You Going to Help With Voter Registration on Wednesday?  I’ll be at the West Regional Courthouse from 10 to 2.  Can you join me?     As Democrats, we are lucky to have four very compelling candidates s...

I Meant to Say
04/20/18 03:38 from BlueBroward.org
    I will be back at the West Regional Courthouse (Pine Island & Broward) on Wednesday, April 25th, from 10 AM to 2 PM to register voters and sign people up to vote by mail.  Please let me know whether you can join me on Wednesday. ...

Time to Get Your Tickets for May 5th and Time to Help With Voter Registration
04/20/18 03:19 from BlueBroward.org
    Good evening, everybody!     It’s time to buy your tickets for the Plantation Democratic Club’s annual celebration and open bar at 5:30 on Saturday, May 5th, at Volunteer Park’s Banquet Room, this year honoring the ...

Join Us on Thursday Evening to Meet Andrew Dolberg
04/16/18 12:27 from BlueBroward.org
     Hi, everybody!      As a member of the Host Committee for the Andrew Dolberg for State House Campaign, I want to invite you to join us on Thursday, April 19th for the Campaign Kickoff Party.  This event will start at 5:30 PM at Boka...

Join the PDC Tomorrow Night and Join Me on Wednesday
04/09/18 13:47 from BlueBroward.org
    Good afternoon, everybody!     The next meeting of the Plantation Democratic Club is tomorrow, Tuesday, April 10th, at 7 PM at the Deicke Auditorium, 5701 Cypress Road in Plantation.  State Senator Lauren Book us the featured speaker...

The Third Way researchers are trying to figure out what happened in 2016.
10/24/17 13:56 from Daily Kos
The Third Way researchers have been conducting research on why people voted the way they did in 2016 and their beliefs are being severely tested.  They thought people would stay in the middle ground of politics and in their way of thinki...

FL-Sen: New UNF Poll Has Bill Nelson (D) & Rick Scott (R) Virtually Tied at 37-36
10/24/17 10:49 from Daily Kos
Latest news out of Florida today courtesy of UNF’s latest poll : A newly released   statewide poll   conducted by the University of Florida finds Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson essentially tied with Republican Gov. Rick Scott, 37 perce...

Investigative reporting bombshell: Florida private schools taking $1 billion with no oversight
10/23/17 13:44 from Daily Kos
While Betsy DeVos does away with protections for our country’s children , and continues to push forward on her billionaire-life’s mission to leave the world a better place for herself when she dies, the Orlando-Sentinel has done an explo...

For stop #2 of his white supremacy tour, Richard Spencer sues Ohio State University
10/22/17 19:53 from Daily Kos
According to the Gainesville Police Department , Tyler Tenbrink, 28, of Richmond, Texas, and bothers William Fears, 30, and Colton Fears, 28, both of Pasadena, Texas were arrested about 20 miles north of Gainesville in connection to a sh...

White Supremacy tour at University of Florida begins with a whimper
10/19/17 18:12 from Daily Kos
We haven’t yet run out of yarn, as Richard Spencer kicks off his white supremacy tour at the University of Florida in Gainesville. At least one person was arrested — (an armed person with a press pass outside the venue). It now seems to ...

This Week in Statehouse Action: You Give Laws A Bad Name edition
10/19/17 15:53 from Daily Kos
It’s not as hot as Virginia’s election action this fall, but New Jersey is also home to gubernatorial and state legislative elections next month. And while political rock star Barack Obama is rallying Virginia Democrats for Northam this ...

Donald J Trump; Words have Consequences.
10/19/17 12:54 from Daily Kos
My grandfather, Homer Wilson Sr. was the greatest man I ever knew. He grew up during the great depression. He lost both his parents by the age of thirteen. He dropped out of school with a third grade education. He had to take care of his...

Richard 'don't call me Dick' Spencer's "state of emergency" tour will feature Nazi opening acts
10/18/17 17:39 from Daily Kos
Nazis marching this evening in Gainesville… because tiki torches x A group of about 15 protesters are holding a sign where the Old Joe statue used to be in downtown Gainesville. #SpenceratUF pic.twitter.com/pN1JC5DtBu — Jimena Tavel...

FL-Gov: Gwen Graham (D) Takes Aim At Scott (R), AG Pam Bondi (R) & Big Pharma On Opioid Crisis
10/18/17 15:36 from Daily Kos
Received this e-mail today from former Rep. Gwen Graham’s (D. FL) gubernatorial campaign: Gwen Graham (D. FL) We have a crisis on our hands in Florida -- and Rick Scott and his administration aren’t doing enough to stop it. The effects o...

Florida National Guard mobilized for Richard Spencer speech in Gainesville Florida
10/17/17 03:16 from Daily Kos
So Richard “don’t call me Dick” Spencer, fresh from declaring that women shouldn’t vote , has decided that getting military security for his speech represents flattery even if banana republics usually use their national guards to “overki...

Florida Republican candidate: “The aliens were dressed in party outfits”
10/16/17 15:35 from Daily Kos
Oh Florida, Is there anything you can’t outdo?  Is there is no event in these United States that Florida doesn’t take right to the edge and throw right over the side.  Gun nuts crazy in your state? They’re not shoot at the hurricane craz...

FL-Sen: Bill Nelson (D) Takes Aim At Trump & GOP's $500 Billion Medicare Cuts
10/14/17 16:25 from Daily Kos
Playing a little catch-up today. Received this e-mail yesterday from U.S. Senator Bill Nelson’s (D. FL) re-election campaign: It's unbelievable:   The new Republican budget cuts nearly $500 BILLION from Medicare, all to pay for tax cuts ...

Republican Congresswoman Calls Out Trump's Sabotage of the ACA
10/13/17 12:14 from Daily Kos
www.msn.com/… At least one Republican member of Congress has called out Trump’s sabotage of the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") by eliminating the subsidies that keep the program alive and keep millions of Americans insured. In doing s...

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