Gaetz counters Ann Coulter on President Trump’s job performance
12/18/17 08:44 from Shark Tank
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Democrats refuse to talk about massive Obamacare premium increases
12/18/17 08:26 from Shark Tank
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NY Times says media failed America regarding Trump’s defeat of ISIS
12/18/17 07:54 from Shark Tank
The media continues harping on this Mueller investigation, which is beginning to unravel all on its own, as the Hillary Clinton-supporting cast of handpicked attorneys have clearly displayed signs of bias against the Trump Administration...

Sen. Nelson focused on Rick Scott, ramps up online fundraising efforts
12/18/17 07:37 from Shark Tank
Democrats have long press the notion that Nelson was a “moderate” Democratic senator, but his voting record tells a different story. The post Sen. Nelson focused on Rick Scott, ramps up online fundraising efforts appeared first on Shark ...

Florida Congressman pushes for more “gun control reforms”
12/15/17 08:32 from Shark Tank
“The massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School will forever be among the defining tragedies in our nation’s history. Five years after this incomprehensible act of violence, The post Florida Congressman pushes for more “gun control r...

Rubio won’t support GOP tax reform bill, yet
12/15/17 07:55 from Shark Tank
Is Rubio, who wants to increase the $2ooo per child tax credit, a little bothered or embarrassed that his legislation bombed, sure he is. But will Rubio ultimately vote against the across-the-board tax cut for Americans, sure he will. Th...

DACA immigration reform just over the political horizon
12/14/17 09:14 from Shark Tank
The press to pass the DACA bill is on, an it is being spearheaded by Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo, who has always supported a more "nuanced" or "moderate" approach to immigration reform. The post DACA immigration reform just over t...

Two Florida House Members vote against anti-terrorism funding bill
12/14/17 08:52 from Shark Tank
The recent “Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act sponsored by Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) does just that. The post Two Florida House Members vote against anti-terrorism funding bill appeared first on Shark Tank .

Fanta calls Ashley Moody a “Clinton liberal” who sued President Trump
12/14/17 08:24 from Shark Tank
Labeling any Republican as a “Clinton liberal” is downright politically aggressive and contentious, and will surely raise eyebrows. The post Fanta calls Ashley Moody a “Clinton liberal” who sued President Trump appeared first...

Bring Completed Petitions to Me!
12/14/17 00:06 from BlueBroward.org
    Hi, everybody!     I was delighted and gratified to see that enough people in Alabama had the decency to do the right thing yesterday by electing the Democrat over the pedophile!  If we can maintain this level of Democratic motivatio...

Do you know what your federally elected officials are up to?
12/13/17 08:14 from Shark Tank
While many of them create news with a simple Tweet or Facebook post, others try in earnest to do so, but end up failing. Some failing miserably. The post Do you know what your federally elected officials are up to? appeared first on Shar...

Levine spreads campaign finance love to Rubio, Diaz-Balart, and his opponents dad
12/13/17 07:56 from Shark Tank
Not only has the centrist-sounding politician sunk millions into this campaign for governor, but did you know that Levine has in the past donated to the likes of Conservative Republican Marco Rubio? The post Levine spreads campaign finan...

Sexual assault allegations made against FL U.S. Attorney Thomas Mulvihill
12/13/17 07:36 from Shark Tank
I continuously moved Mr. Mulvihill’s hands away from my inner thighs to clearly demonstrate my lack of consent toward this assault. During the sexual assault, Mr. Mulvihill stated... The post Sexual assault allegations made against FL U....

Last Five Days!
12/11/17 17:59 from BlueBroward.org
    This is the last week to collect Rights Restoration Petitions.  THE FINAL DAY TO TURN OVER ALL COMPLETED PETITIONS TO ALAN EHRLICH IS DECEMBER 15TH!  The Voting Restoration Amendment would allow Floridians who have paid their debt to...

Only One Week Left to Get on the Ballot!
12/06/17 18:48 from BlueBroward.org
    Hi, everybody!     The Rights Restoration Campaign is now in the final week of petition collection.  THE FINAL DAY TO TURN OVER ALL COMPLETED PETITIONS TO ME IS DECEMBER 15TH!  The Voting Restoration Amendment would allow Floridians ...

Great Day in Sunrise!
12/03/17 02:39 from BlueBroward.org
    ​Hi, everybody!     It was an awesome day at the Woodstock Arts Festival in Sunrise.  The weather was glorious, and with the help of Robin Larson, Teresa Williams, and my own Shoshanna Ehrlich, we collected 145 rights restoration pet...

Volunteers Still Needed on Saturday and Sunday
11/30/17 02:40 from BlueBroward.org
    Hi, everybody!    On Saturday, December 2nd, a Day of Action for petition collection, I will be at the Woodstock Arts Festival at the Sunrise Athletic Facility, 11501 NW 44 Street in Sunrise, starting at 10 AM to collect rights resto...

Last Chance to Get a Free T-shirt When You Come Out to Help
11/28/17 19:53 from BlueBroward.org
    Good evening, friends!  Please forward this to anyone who you think might be interested in volunteering.     The Rights Restoration Campaign is now in the final few weeks of petition collection.  THE FINAL DAY TO TURN OVER ALL COMPLE...

NEWSeMAIL 6 Nov-Dec
11/27/17 10:15 from BlueBroward.org
From:  The Communications Committee of Broward Democratic Party NEWSeMAIL 6 Nov-Dec BECOME AN ARMCHAIR WARRIOR The Broward Democratic Party executive board is launching a new campaign to fight the effect of Russian influence and propagan...

Support These Two Efforts for Thanksgiving (and Then Come Out to Help!)
11/22/17 18:04 from BlueBroward.org
    Good afternoon, everybody!  Allow me to wish every single one of you a very Happy Thanksgiving!     Many Republicans (including the President) appear to believe that it would be better to elect to the United States Senate someone who...

We get Joe Carollo in Miami — and all the drama, interest that comes with
11/21/17 20:28 from Political Cortadito
Ladra has mixed feelings about the results of the Miami commission runoff. On the one hand, there is dread for the people of Miami who now have Commissioner Crazy Joe Carollo to deal with. But on the other hand, Political Cortadito has f...

Joe Carollo implies alliance with brother, Bruno Barreiro, in mailer
11/17/17 17:11 from Political Cortadito
DEVELOPING: Former Miami Mayor Joe Carollo, in a runoff Tuesday for his brother’s city commission seat, dropped a mailer Friday that indicates he is being endorsed by both his brother, Commissioner Frank Carollo, and Zoraida Barrei...

Five mayors back Jose “Pepe” Diaz — but not homeboy Orlando Lopez
11/16/17 02:16 from Political Cortadito
Miami-Dade Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz will launch his re-election campaign in Doral Thursday with the mayors of five cities in his district who are supporting his bid. Doral Mayor Juan Carlos “JC” Bermudez, Hialeah Mayor C...

Can You Join Us This Weekend in Davie or Weston?
11/15/17 19:18 from BlueBroward.org
    Good evening, everybody!     The Rights Restoration Campaign is now within sight of the finish line.  The Campaign has set December 15th as the date by which they are hoping to have collected on million rights restoration petitions. ...

Former Mayor Alex Penelas steps out again for Philip Levine for governor
11/15/17 13:31 from Political Cortadito
Former Miami-Dade Mayor Alex Penelas — who lives pretty much secluded from politics, commenting now and then on Univision 23 but from afar — has come out of relative political obscurity to promote former Miami Beach Mayor Phi...

New Mayor Dan Gelber endorses Deede Weithorn for State House
11/15/17 05:02 from Political Cortadito
Last week, Dan Gelber became the mayor of Miami Beach. This week, he is using his new political platform to back former Miami Beach Commissioner Deede Weithorn‘s bid for state rep in District 113. This is Gelber’s first endor...

Please keep Mayor Carlos Gimenez away from the purse strings at MIA
11/15/17 04:05 from Political Cortadito
Talk about the fox guarding the henhouse. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has basically taken over the procurement process at Miami International Airport, just like that, in what amounts to a seizure of one of the county’s fattest ...

It’s Alfie Leon and ‘everybody and their mothers’ vs Joe Carollo in Miami runoff
11/15/17 02:11 from Political Cortadito
It could be the underdog story of the decade. Better ‘an Ken Russell‘s win over Teresa “The Missus” Sarnoff. Better ‘an Kristen Rosen Gonzalez beating Philip Levine‘s puppet. Even better ‘an Stat...

Fwd: Plantation Dems host Broward Democratic Party Chair Cynthia Busch
11/14/17 15:17 from BlueBroward.org
——– Forwarded Message ——– Subject: Plantation Dems host Broward Democratic Party Chair Cynthia Busch Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:52:21 +0000 From: Plantationdems <plantationdems@comcast.net&gt; ...

Miami Beach elections end as expected with Gelber, Gongora, Samuelian
11/07/17 22:51 from Political Cortadito
There were no surprises in the Miami Beach elections, which ended Tuesday with Mayor Dan Gelber getting 82% of the vote against three nobodies who each got single digits and former Commissioner Michael Gongora coming back to the dais, as...

In Miami, Manolo Reyes finally wins and Carollo vs Leon… or Barreiro?
11/07/17 20:36 from Political Cortadito
There’s not a lot of surprise in the Miami election that ended Tuesday. Everybody knew we would have Mayor Francis “The Future”  Suarez in charge with some ridiculous support against two nobodies (86%) and that there wo...

Denise Galvez (Turros) fights for her full name — except when she’s DUI
11/02/17 15:26 from Political Cortadito
A judge last week dismissed a motion by a Miami City Commission candidate who thought her name should be first on the ballot and wanted the election delayed so that new ballots could be printed. The frivolous lawsuit isn’t the only...

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...

Leading nation, St. Pete Council is 1st to ban corporate campaign cash
10/08/17 06:00 from Saint Petersblog
After hours of debate, the St. Petersburg City Council approved a campaign-finance reform measure Thursday, which could have national implications. The final vote was 6-2, with Council members Ed Montanari and Jim Kennedy dissenting. Onc...

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