01/20/19 16:50 from BlueBroward.org

Help Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by Registering Voters!
01/18/19 15:33 from BlueBroward.org
Good afternoon, everybody! Wednesday was the first day for voter registration at the West Regional Courthouse in 2019. With the help of Marsha Eisenberg, we collected 8 voter registration forms, including one from a neighbor whose right ...

Congressman Waltz Soars into House Committees
01/18/19 10:12 from Shark Tank
"I know how to accomplish a mission for our country." The post Congressman Waltz Soars into House Committees appeared first on Shark Tank .

Bank forecloses on ADLP, who ‘moves’ to run for Willy Gort seat in Miami
01/18/19 00:46 from Political Cortadito
Hey! Alex Diaz de la Portilla! You just lost two elections, one for Senate and one for county commission, and the Little Havana house you were born in was foreclosed on last week by the bank, which is putting it up for sale because you o...

The Case for Carlos Muniz for FL Supreme Court Justice
01/17/19 17:46 from Shark Tank
Not only does Muñiz fill his requirement revering the Constitution; if appointed, the Florida Supreme Court could become a national role model for the rule of law.   The post The Case for Carlos Muniz for FL Supreme Court Justice appeare...

Rubio Protects Consumer Privacy With ADD Act
01/17/19 10:34 from Shark Tank
"Any national privacy law must provide clear, consistent protections." The post Rubio Protects Consumer Privacy With ADD Act appeared first on Shark Tank .

Carlos Gimenez is back from Europe tour of Spain, Switzerland
01/17/19 02:58 from Political Cortadito
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez got a few more stamps on his passport this month during a nine-day European jaunt that took him to Spain and Switzerland. Like always, his wife Lourdes went along. So did the mayor’s Chief of Staff A...

DeSantis Poised to Change Medical Marijuana Law
01/15/19 18:09 from Shark Tank
Back in 2016, 72% of Floridians passed Constitutional Amendment 2, which legalized medical marijuana for patients living with debilitating and terminal diseases provided they obtained approval from a licensed state physician. During the ...

Senator Rubio Introduces Pro-Life Bill
01/15/19 16:12 from Shark Tank
"Congress must take action to prevent underage abortions." The post Senator Rubio Introduces Pro-Life Bill appeared first on Shark Tank .

Congressman Yoho Reintroduces Livestock Bill
01/15/19 11:50 from Shark Tank
"The current law does not allow flexibility for livestock to reach their destination." The post Congressman Yoho Reintroduces Livestock Bill appeared first on Shark Tank .

I Should Never Have Left the Country!
01/14/19 16:58 from BlueBroward.org
Happy New Year, friends! My wife and I no sooner leave the country, and Trump shuts down the Government. What a child we have for a President! And still the Republicans say nothing. They have no shame! We just got back today, but while w...

DeSantis Selects Judge Robert Luck to FL Supreme Court
01/14/19 11:24 from Shark Tank
Since taking office, Governor Ron DeSantis has set a breakneck pace for getting important agenda items done.  Early Monday morning, DeSantis announced the selection of Miami-Dade Judge Robert Luck to the Florida Supreme Court. The 39-yea...

Bilirakis Fights for School Security
01/14/19 11:19 from Shark Tank
"I knew more support was needed." The post Bilirakis Fights for School Security appeared first on Shark Tank .

Florida Republican aims to undo post Parkland gun laws
01/12/19 04:58 from Political Cortadito
Well, that didn’t take long, did it? On the eve of the inauguration last week, Florida State Rep. Mike Hill (R-Pensacola) filed a bill Monday that would roll back the gun restrictions passed by last year’s state legislature i...

DeSantis Replaces Scott Israel, Appoints New BSO Sheriff
01/11/19 21:03 from Shark Tank
Today we witnessed an event which has become exceedingly rare in contemporary politics and government- a small semblance of accountability was visited on a public official. At a press conference outside the BSO headquarters in Fort Laude...

DeSantis Replaces Scott Israel, Appoints New BSO Sheriff
01/11/19 21:03 from Shark Tank
Today we witnessed an event which has become exceedingly rare in contemporary politics and government- a small semblance of accountability was visited on a public official. At a press conference outside the BSO headquarters in Fort Laude...

Coral Gables breaks ground on new public safety HQ — sans space for pseudo director
01/11/19 04:23 from Political Cortadito
When fire department officials and police brass in Coral Gables first raised concerns about the new public safety building the city had designed without their input, they were told it was too late to make any significant changes. But the...

On Thursday, January 24, the Democratic Environmental Caucus presents “Eating Animals,” a special film event at the Davie Multipurpose Center, 3801 S. Pine Island Road, Palm Room, Davie, Florida 33328 at 6:45-9:00 PM. “The book Eating Animals offers th
01/10/19 02:40 from BlueBroward.org
How much do you know about the food that’s on your plate? Based on the bestselling book by Jonathan Safran Foer, narrated by co-producer Natalie Portman, and directed by Christopher Quinn, Eating Animals is an urgent, eye-opening look at...

Let Kristen Rosen Gonzalez stay in Miami Beach, as voters intended
01/04/19 04:27 from Political Cortadito
The Miami Beach commission will appoint someone later this month to fill the seat of Commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez, who was forced to resign when she ran for Congress by a Republican law aimed squarely at the Democrats in the race ...

Democratic Women’s Club of East Broward
12/29/18 14:09 from BlueBroward.org
Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:30pm-8pm Mod Sixties Wine: 1828 E Sunrise Blvd, Ft Lauderdale, FL Stop Human Trafficking in South Florida

Weak Mayor Francis Suarez begs for respect from Crazy Joe Carollo
12/17/18 23:45 from Political Cortadito
To show how far he’s fallen from a bright future to a powerless present, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez turned into a sniveling baby begging Commissioner Joe Carollo for respect at a public meeting last week. This was right before the ...

Republicans are Trying to Block the Immediate Implementation of Amendment 4!
12/16/18 04:51 from BlueBroward.org
    Good morning, everybody!     We should have seen this coming!  For over three years, volunteers all across the State of Florida worked very hard, first to collect enough petitions to put the Rights Restoration Amendment on the ballot...

Newby leads cash race in Coral Gables 3-way contest for open seat
12/12/18 01:28 from Political Cortadito
Of the three candidates (so far) running for the open seat in April’s Coral Gables election, the newby handpicked by the incumbent is winning the money race. In two months time, attorney Jorge L. Fors, who is backed by Commissioner...

Incumbents safe so far in Coral Gables, as three fight for open seat
12/11/18 11:53 from Political Cortadito
There are still a couple of months to qualify, but so far there are no challengers to Coral Gables Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli and Commissioner Mike Mena in the April election. That’s too bad, because neither of them deserve an easy sl...

Reminder:  Holiday Party!
12/10/18 03:11 from BlueBroward.org
    Hi, Democrats!     Don’t forget about  the Plantation Democratic Club’s Holiday Party!  It’s this Thursday, not Tuesday at 7 PM at the Deicke Auditorium.  And I’ll be making my punch!     Hope to see you there...

Coral Gables’ Frank Fernandez is out — but still getting paid
12/05/18 21:10 from Political Cortadito
After three tough and tumble years at the City Beautiful, Coral Gables Assistant City Manager Frank Fernandez is finally on his way out — four months from now. Fernandez will keep getting his $180,000 annual salary and keep reaping...

Miami Lakes council picks Carlos Gimenez crony for town manager
12/05/18 02:15 from Political Cortadito
The Miami Lakes council caved Tuesday to the strong arm tactics of Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and ignored the recommendation of a citizen selection committee, hiring Gimenez pal Ed Pidermann as the new town manager instead. The comm...

Do You Know Any Felons We Can Register to Vote?
11/19/18 16:51 from BlueBroward.org
    Good afternoon, everybody!     So, both Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson lost their races by the smallest of margins in a state with over 8 million votes!         For the past three years, during the time I worked so hard to get the Rig...

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

Latest call for recount volunteers, lawyers and training
11/15/18 12:23 from BlueBroward.org
Thank you for all you are doing during this crucial time! Our team has been working diligently to recruit and shift volunteers for all of our candidates throughout the manual recount process to ensure that we are prepared and trained for...

Can You Come Out This Morning?
11/10/18 03:41 from BlueBroward.org
    (This message is from Shay Morgan, Broward Field Organizer for the Florida Democratic Party.) Today, Saturday, November 10th, at 10:30 AM, there will be a press conference at the Lauderhill Mall Supervisor of Elections’ office....

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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