In Hialeah, two newcomers beat Little Castro’s establishment
11/20/19 00:36 from Political Cortadito
The voting public split the baby in Hialeah Tuesday — if the runoff election was a referendum on Mayor Carlos Hernandez, as they usually seem to be. One of Little Castro’s endorsed candidates won, beating an activist the mayo...

Alex Diaz de la Portilla finally cons his way back into office in Miami
11/19/19 23:55 from Political Cortadito
Talk about persistence: It took a fifth try, but former Sen. Alex Diaz de la Portilla is an elected official again. It also took about a million dollars. But more about that later. In what Ladra is pretty sure is yet another sign of the ...

Majority of Floridians oppose impeachment of President Trump
10/30/19 16:31 from Shark Tank
While the growing majority of House Democrats support impeaching President Trump, and scheduled to take a vote to do so on Thursday, a new NY Times poll shows that while most Americans support an impeachment inquiry, Floridians do not su...

Matt Gaetz files ethics complaint against Rep. Schiff over impeachment
10/30/19 16:29 from Shark Tank
It was only a matter of time before House Republicans were going to file an ethics complaint against Rep. Adam Schiff (D) and anyone involved in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The post Matt Gaetz files ethics complaint aga...

Broward Democratic Women’s Clubs
10/11/19 21:06 from BlueBroward.org
Please join us to begin the 365 day count down to the 2020 election. Meet Democratic Candidates, laugh, cry, vent and network with us! RSVP to be eligible for a free glass of wine

Why is Virgin Trains Aventura station being railroaded? Who is this deal for?
10/11/19 07:23 from Political Cortadito
Its quite possible that yet another sweet, no-bid real estate project gets approval in a fast track process for what seems like the worst transit plan ever by the end of the day Friday — before anyone can notice. Virgin Trains may ...

October DEC Democratic Party Meeting Canceled
10/05/19 07:50 from BlueBroward.org
Message from the chair: Hello Broward DEC Members and Elected Officials: I want to make everyone aware of an urgent issue we are having with the annual renewal of our contract to use Deicke Auditorium as our meeting space. We reserve our...

Hialeah Police arrest candidate Milly Herrera handing out flyers
10/03/19 16:55 from Political Cortadito
Milly Herrera, a candidate for the Hialeah City Commission, thought she was just campaigning like every other candidate in the U.S.A. Thursday when she stopped by Villa Aida, a senior living facility near City Hall, to hand out campaign ...

Homestead’s Elvis Maldonado to run for county commish District 9
10/03/19 15:32 from Political Cortadito
Developing story: Add Homestead Councilman Elvis Maldonado to the list of men that want to replace termed out Miami-Dade Commissioner Dennis Moss next year. Maldonado filed paperwork Thursday indicting he had opened a bank account for a ...

Mayor Carlos Gimenez wants $5 mil for son’s steel mill project
10/03/19 07:58 from Political Cortadito
It’s Julio’s turn. Again. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez only has about a year left in his term. That means he’s got to step up the parceling out of projects and contracts for those on his friends and family plan. On T...

Miami Lakes stops 170th Street bridge work by county contractors
10/03/19 03:20 from Political Cortadito
In the middle of a controversial battle over two unused bridges to nowhere that would connect West Hialeah to the east through Miami Lakes, someone started construction on the roadway of the 170th Street bridge Wednesday. Mayor Manny Cid...

Michael Pizzi appeal win keeps legal fees lawsuit vs Miami Lakes
10/02/19 23:43 from Political Cortadito
The Florida Third District Court of Appeal said Wednesday that former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael “Muscles” Pizzi could continue his lawsuit against the town for payment of his $3.25 million in legal fees from his 2013 public c...

Homestead mayor’s election, two council races end with runoffs
10/02/19 09:40 from Political Cortadito
November is a month away, but there was an election already on Tuesday. Bet nobody noticed outside of Homestead, where they work the runoff backwards, having a primary in October whenever there is more than one candidate in any race. And...

Hillary, Cory Booker back Trayvon Martin’s mom in county race
09/30/19 19:09 from Political Cortadito
If you thought Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert is going to have an easy coast in the Miami-Dade Commission race to replace the termed out Barbara Jordan, think again. Gilbert may have more experience and campaign money, right now, but...

Hurricane Cancellations
09/01/19 07:29 from BlueBroward.org
The Labor Day picnic has been cancelled, and you should check with the organizers whether other events scheduled for Monday or Tuesday have been cancelled or rescheduled as well. Although the threat has lessened, we may still be in for a...

Who will face President Donald Trump in 2020? POLL
08/18/19 11:11 from Shark Tank
It's still very early in the 2020 campaign season, but there is already talk that former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden will not be able to sustain his lead, and will concede the all-but assured nomination to one of the more sociali...

Legislative Wrap Up by Representative Doti Joseph in Creole
07/10/19 14:06 from BlueBroward.org
The Democratic Women’s Club of Greater Lauderhill and The Haitian American Democratic Club invite you to a Legislative Wrap Up by Representative Dote Joseph Delta Education and Life Development Center 2250 NW 21st St, Ft Lauderdale...

How to Add an Image to an Event Post or Blog Post
06/23/19 15:25 from BlueBroward.org
Adding an image to your event posts helps them stand out more on the calendar. Just be aware that many BlueBroward members will see your event as part of a weekly calendar roundup, and some email programs will not display the images. Tha...

Debate Watch Parties
06/22/19 21:43 from BlueBroward.org
So far, look like there’s one big Democratic debates watch party scheduled for Wednesday night at ArtServe. But none for Thursday? That might actually be the more interesting night (Biden / Kamala Harris / Buttigieg / Sanders). I k...

June 18 Special Election in Coral Springs, Endorsing Khurrum Wahid
06/12/19 11:08 from BlueBroward.org
There is a special election in Coral Springs on June 18 (no early voting) to fill a City Commission seat. Former Commissioner Dan Daley recently moved up to State Representative (filling the seat vacated when Jared Moskowitz took a posit...

Kudos to Robert Mueller!
04/20/19 19:40 from BlueBroward.org
I met Robert Mueller once.  Years ago, while I was on the State Board of the Florida ACLU, Mueller was head of the FBI and  came to speak to the organization to assure us that the FBI would never intentionally violate the const...

Video: How to Promote Your Regular Club Meetings on BlueBroward.org
04/18/19 22:43 from BlueBroward.org
BlueBroward encourages clubs that meet on a regular basis to establish an event template that defines your schedule (something like “First Tuesday of the month at 7 pm) and basic details like your regular meeting location and conta...

Video: How to Post a Special Event on BlueBroward
04/18/19 20:32 from BlueBroward.org
BlueBroward is not just for club meeting listings. You can also post campaign kickoffs, fundraising dinners, or any other event you would like to promote. Here’s how: If you don’t have time to watch the video, the short versi...

Florida Lawmakers Want Accessible Liquefied Natural gas
03/20/19 15:14 from Shark Tank
“This bill makes American liquefied natural gas accessible and cost-effective to regional allies." The post Florida Lawmakers Want Accessible Liquefied Natural gas appeared first on Shark Tank .

President Trump pens $100K check to Homeland Security
03/19/19 11:20 from Shark Tank
President Trump and the congress are still light years away from coming to agreeing on funding the border wall, but now it appears as if Homeland Security is a little bit closer to finding the money it needs to secure the southern border...

Tomato Suspension Agreement Withdrawal Praised by FL Lawmakers
03/17/19 11:54 from Shark Tank
“Our domestic tomato industry has been harmed by Mexican producers dumping tomatoes in the U.S. market.” The post Tomato Suspension Agreement Withdrawal Praised by FL Lawmakers appeared first on Shark Tank .

Patronis Questions DNA Testing Companies’ User Confidentiality
03/16/19 08:24 from Shark Tank
"Customers must be able to reevaluate their willingness to have their genome data shared outside the original intent.” The post Patronis Questions DNA Testing Companies’ User Confidentiality appeared first on Shark Tank .

Scott “Disappointed” with Everglades Restoration Budget
03/16/19 07:47 from Shark Tank
"We are certainly able to work with you on an ongoing basis.” The post Scott “Disappointed” with Everglades Restoration Budget appeared first on Shark Tank .

Steube’s Resolution Condemns rep. Omar’s Remarks
03/16/19 07:08 from Shark Tank
"Anti-Semitism belongs nowhere in the halls of Congress or its Members.” The post Steube’s Resolution Condemns rep. Omar’s Remarks appeared first on Shark Tank .

Rep. Waltz Honors Women’s History Month on House Floor
03/15/19 16:48 from Shark Tank
"I owe everything I am to this strong, independent American woman.” The post Rep. Waltz Honors Women’s History Month on House Floor appeared first on Shark Tank .

The Midas Touch
11/19/18 00:56 from Pushing Rope

For People That Think White Supremacy Isn't A Problem
10/25/18 02:44 from Pushing Rope

Quote of the Day: Jared Kushner Edition.
10/23/18 21:49 from Pushing Rope

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...

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 — FloridaPolitics.com — 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...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Oklahoma upset; Miami over FSU, finally
10/08/17 06:39 from Saint Petersblog
Four of the top five teams in the country kicked off their games at noon Eastern on Saturday, which suggests that all were expected to roll. No. 2 Clemson, No. 4 Penn State and No. 5 Georgia all did just that. Then there was No. 3 Oklaho...

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