Governor Scott Hauls in $22 Million in First Quarter
07/20/18 22:19 from Shark Tank
Senator Bill Nelson hasn’t been able to raise nearly as much. The post Governor Scott Hauls in $22 Million in First Quarter appeared first on Shark Tank .

Attorney General Pam Bondi Endorses Adam Putnam
07/20/18 09:18 from Shark Tank
"We’re going to win because we have the strongest grassroots group of volunteers." The post Attorney General Pam Bondi Endorses Adam Putnam appeared first on Shark Tank .

Curbelo Unveils new Climate-Change Plan
07/20/18 08:49 from Shark Tank
"It’s about making sure that we can hand off a clean, healthy planet to future generations." The post Curbelo Unveils new Climate-Change Plan appeared first on Shark Tank .

Read Thomas Friedman’s Opinion and Join Me at the Courthouse
07/19/18 02:25 from
    Good evening, everybody!  (if you are new to this list, thank you for offering to volunteer.)     The day after Donald Trump’s shameful performance at the meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, one of my favorite writers, Tho...

Rubio Introduces Bill That Sanctions Russia From Meddling in Elections
07/18/18 22:42 from Shark Tank
"There’s a possibility that we may well take up legislation related to this.” The post Rubio Introduces Bill That Sanctions Russia From Meddling in Elections appeared first on Shark Tank .

Family Research Council Endorses Frank White
07/18/18 22:18 from Shark Tank
"FRC Action PAC is confident that Rep. Frank White will be a dedicated advocate for limited government." The post Family Research Council Endorses Frank White appeared first on Shark Tank .

07/18/18 17:29 from
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Scott Slams Nelson Over Staff Pay
07/18/18 00:25 from Shark Tank
"He's a complete hypocrite." The post Scott Slams Nelson Over Staff Pay appeared first on Shark Tank .

Ashley Moody Releases First Advertisement
07/17/18 23:22 from Shark Tank
"The experience to lead, the conservative we need." The post Ashley Moody Releases First Advertisement appeared first on Shark Tank .

Florida Republicans Respond to Trump-Putin Summit
07/17/18 09:03 from Shark Tank
"I don’t trust Putin." The post Florida Republicans Respond to Trump-Putin Summit appeared first on Shark Tank .

Americans for Prosperity Campaign Urges Nelson to Vote for Kavanaugh
07/17/18 08:53 from Shark Tank
"Judge Kavanaugh will interpret the law as it is written." The post Americans for Prosperity Campaign Urges Nelson to Vote for Kavanaugh appeared first on Shark Tank .

NFIB Endorses Governor Scott
07/16/18 13:48 from Shark Tank
"As U.S. senator, I’ll work every day to build on Florida’s incredible economic success." The post NFIB Endorses Governor Scott appeared first on Shark Tank .

DeSantis Fires up Supporters in West Palm Beach
07/16/18 13:26 from Shark Tank
"I can think of a thousand ways Ron is a conservative.” The post DeSantis Fires up Supporters in West Palm Beach appeared first on Shark Tank .

Curbelo, Rubio call for action against Nicaragua’s “murderous” strongman
07/16/18 08:14 from Shark Tank
Ortega’s government was quick to call these student protestors as “terrorists and criminals” who it claims attacked a group of Sandinistas that very same day, and caused damage to their college campus. The post Curbelo, Rubio call for ac...

DeSantis drawing huge crowds, big Conservative support
07/16/18 07:27 from Shark Tank
But don’t count DeSantis out, as the Fox News regular has garnered some heavyweight support and has closed the gap by half in the latest Real Clear Politics average of polls conducted in the race. The post DeSantis drawing huge crowds, b...

Florida Lawmakers Call for Consequences in Nicaragua
07/15/18 20:57 from Shark Tank
"If his violence leads to a bloodbath he will face consequences.” The post Florida Lawmakers Call for Consequences in Nicaragua appeared first on Shark Tank .

Are You Ready to Help? We Need You!
07/13/18 02:57 from
            [As always, please let me know if you wish to be removed from this email list.]     Greetings, Democrats!     The Primary Election for 2018 is on August 28th.  The last day to register a new voter for that Primary Election is...

Miami commission should kick no-bid soccer shopping center out of Melreese
07/12/18 05:56 from Political Cortadito
Of course it’s a mega retail shopping complex. You didn’t think it would be just a stadium, did ya? For soccer? Where’s the fun (read: money) in that? Well kept secret details of the long-awaited plan to turn Melreese G...

Here’s Andrew Dolberg’s Take on the Supreme Court Nomination
07/11/18 16:59 from
    As soon as Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to fill; Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, Andrew Dolberg (who I am supporting for the State Representative seat in District 98) wrote the attached article about...

Sometimes I Just Don’t Recognize My Country!
07/09/18 19:05 from
    Good afternoon, Democratic Volunteers!     Can you believe that our government embraced the interests of manufacturers of infant formula and opposed a resolution to encourage breast-feeding at the UN-affiliated World Health Assembly....

Republican congressional front runners plan to snub Kendall voters forum
07/08/18 14:23 from Political Cortadito
If you had a political forum, and the Republican front runners weren’t there, did it still happen? We shall see on Monday evening when the Kendall Federation of Homeowners welcomes every Democrat candidate and five of the Republica...

Less Than a Month Before We Start Receiving Our Ballots!
07/06/18 17:44 from
    Hi, everybody!  I hope you all had a wonderful 4th of July holiday!     The Primary Election for 2018 is on August 28th.  If you have signed up to receive your ballot by mail, it should arrive in less than 3 weeks from now.  In the A...

Promised ‘blue wave’ ends up being a little splash in State House races
07/05/18 11:39 from Political Cortadito
Qualifying came and went quietly last month and we ended up with quite a few challenges in the Florida House and some interesting contests in four of the five open seats. State Rep. Jose Oliva is the only Republican incumbent in South Fl...

Gwen Graham Needs to Run for Governor (Not “First Woman Governor”)
06/30/18 17:07 from
I was very impressed by Gwen Graham’s recent appearance at the Broward Democratic Party’s monthly meeting. That’s why I was so distressed to see her making what I believe is a serious tactical mistake at the Florida Dem...

It’s Been a Terrible Week!
06/27/18 19:08 from
    Good afternoon, my Democratic friends!     If you ever needed proof that elections have consequences, just look at what happened at the United States Supreme Court during the past few weeks:  First, the Court upholds by a 5 to 4 vote...

Unforgivable: Jose Oliva goes unchallenged in blue wave year
06/26/18 23:02 from Political Cortadito
The Miami-Dade Democratic Party has big egg on their face in the wake of qualifying last week that left the one incumbent who was most important to challenge this year completely unfazed: State Rep. Jose Oliva — who brought guns to...

We Will Vote You Out for Taking Children Away from Their Parents!
06/24/18 18:11 from
    Good afternoon, everybody!     Just got back from the protest at the Federal Courthouse against separating children and parents at the border.  Debbie, Ted, Gary, Nan,  Phillip Levine, Andrew Gillum, and Andrew Dolberg were all there...

Voices of reason from agriculture
06/21/18 08:34 from
Laura Drotleff wrote in Greenhouse Grower, “This country’s politics are out of control when it comes to agricultural guestworkers and immigration reform . . . .” She cites U.S. Jobs Report data that the U.S. has more job open...

Winners and losers in special District 5 county race not just the obvious
06/20/18 23:52 from Political Cortadito
The obvious winners and losers in the special shotgun wedding District 5 county commission race, besides candidates Eileen Higgins (winner) and Zoraida Barreiro (loser), are the political parties: The Miami-Dade Democratic Party (winner)...

It’s Commissioner Eileen Higgins in Miami-Dade win vs Zoraida Barreiro
06/19/18 23:12 from Political Cortadito
A partisan campaign likely made the difference Even though Zoraida Barreiro was ahead for a tiny little bit in the special shotgun wedding election to replace her husband on the Miami-Dade Commission, she was never winning. The tiny 45 v...

More people come out to vote in special Miami-Dade District 5 runoff
06/17/18 06:28 from Political Cortadito
It’s not even over yet, and already more people have voted in the runoff for the special shotgun wedding election in Miami-Dade District 5 than in the first round when there were twice as many candidates. Early voting ends Sunday a...

GOP’s Marili Cancio vs Dem Sen. Annette Taddeo in ‘year of the woman’
06/14/18 23:49 from Political Cortadito
The Republicans know former State Sen. Frank Artiles wouldn’t stand a chance against newly-minted Sen. Annette Taddeo in a rematch so close to his fall from grace: Artiles was forced to resign his seat last year after he was caught...

Coral Gables city manager has taxpayer-paid ‘fixer’ for political headaches
06/10/18 22:08 from Political Cortadito
Coral Gables taxpayers pay sweet property bills for sweet services like trash pick-up and crack code enforcement. For the last eight months at least, they’ve also been paying for the city manager’s political consultant. Cathy...

GOP finally enters partisanized Miami-Dade District 5 race after the Dems
06/07/18 18:33 from Political Cortadito
Are nonpartisan municipal races a thing of the past?   The Democrats made them do it. That’s what Nelson Diaz, chairman of the Miami-Dade Republican Party, said about an email they blasted Wednesday for Zoraida Barreiro, who i...

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 — 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… 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...

A Lesson in Courage: Bob Graham's Vote Against the Iraq War 15 years Later
10/11/17 15:48 from Daily Kos
Devoting his life to public service, my father, Bob Graham, has countless accomplishments that have made me proud  — but I have never been more proud of him than 15 years ago, today, when he stood up to vote against authorizing the Iraq ...

The end for SaintPetersBlog
10/08/17 10:50 from Saint Petersblog
Ever since I acquired the rights to the perfect domain for my efforts — — I knew that one day, this website would have to be put out to pasture. Well, after more than 51,000 posts, this is the final one. Going forward...

Darden Rice on St. Pete’s campaign finance ordinance — it’s ‘by no means over’
10/08/17 07:00 from Saint Petersblog
Two days after the St. Petersburg City Council passed an ordinance limiting campaign contributions, which is expected to be legally challenged, Council Chair Darden Rice was still exulting. A former president of the League of Women Voter...

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