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Trump blames Democrat Bill Nelson for ‘no help’ on toxic algae — right before he voted to help

Trump claimed the three-term incumbent Democratic senator has done nothing to stop the state’s algae problems… …But just one day later, on Wednesday, Nelson and nearly every other senator passed legislation authorizing $6.1 billion in spending on new and existing Army Corps of Engineers water infrastructure projects. (Read more in WashingtonPost.com)

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40,000 new Puerto Rican voters Registered in Florida

Aggressive efforts in the past year to register potential Puerto Rican voters in Central Florida has yielded an estimated 40,000 newly registered Boricuas this year, according to Hispanic outreach groups that touted the figure as unusually high for a midterm-election year. “It’s surprising to me,” said director Betsy Franceshini of Hispanic Federation in Florida. “I’ve been

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How to Vote for your next US Representative

If you registered to vote by mail (VBM), you should be receiving your ballot shortly, if you haven’t already. Because our Congressional District 17 candidate, April Freeman, died unexpectedly on September 23rd, the ballots still have her name printed on them. You should still mark your ballot for APRIL FREEMAN!! Votes for her will count

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Print Out Your Palm Cards

CharlotteDems.com is providing Palm Cards you can print out and take to the polls to help you vote. Here’s one with the theme “Think Green – Vote Blue.” Printable PDF: Charlotte ThinkGreen Slate Card 1 Page And here’s a nifty one to fit in the palm of your hand. Printable PDF: 2018 Charlotte Palm Card

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Second lawsuit filed seeking to extend voter registration

A second lawsuit has been filed seeking to force Florida authorities to extend the voter registration deadline further in counties being hit by Hurricane Michael, this time brought by a coalition of groups. Common Cause Florida, New Florida Majority Education Fund and Mi Familia Vota Education Fund filed suit in U.S. District Court in Tallahassee

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