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Candidates Address Impact of Covid-19 on Seniors and Black Americans

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”23931″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]On June 18 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm the Charlotte County Democratic Party will host a virtual roundtable discussion with three candidates: Allen Ellison—Candidate U.S. Congressional District 17 David Jones —Candidate State House District 75 Katherine Norman—Candidate State Senate District 23 The roundtable discussion allows voters to get to know their Democratic candidates who

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Analysis

Black Voters Are Coming for Trump

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”23899″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Source: New York Times By Juan Williams on 6/3/2020 In Columbia, S.C., on Saturday, a young protester told a reporter that she just didn’t think voting is “how change happens.” “They’ve been telling us to do that for so long,” she added, “and we’ve done it — and look at everything that’s

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News

ACLU: A Protestor’s Guide

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”23880″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]This week, protests are continuing across the country in response to the tragic death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police – and as further killings by law enforcement occur, including the murders of David McAtee in Louisville, KY and Tony McDade in Tallahassee, FL. Activists like you are taking to

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Analysis

Uninvited to Re-Open Task Force, Nikki Fried offers it her ideas

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”23149″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]Offers 15 recommendations to promote and aid Florida agriculture in coronavirus crisis. Source: FloridaPolitics.com By: Scott Powers on April 24, 2020   Snubbed by Gov. Ron DeSantis when he put together his Re-Open Florida Task Force, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried has offered the panel her own recommendations for recovery from the coronavirus crisis.

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News

Republicans overturned Florida voters’ will. They must not win for good.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”23137″ img_size=”large”][vc_column_text]Image Credits : Stock Photo Source: Washington Post By: Editorial Board April 28, 2020 NEARLY TWO-THIRDS of Florida voters backed a state constitutional amendment 18 months ago to re-enfranchise released felons, an overwhelming bipartisan consensus that was promptly negated by Republican legislators. Those state lawmakers, determined to block ballot access to hundreds of

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Analysis

This Is What Happens When a Narcissist Runs a Crisis

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”22831″ img_size=”large” add_caption=”yes”][vc_column_text]Image Credit: Damon Winter/The New York Times Trump’s catastrophic performance has as much to do with psychology as ideology Source: New York Times By Jennifer Senior, Opinion columnist Posted: April 5, 2020 Since the early days of the Trump administration, an impassioned group of mental health professionals have warned the public about

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Voting and registration

Virtual Signatures For Candidates Now Okay

Image Credit : Farenheit211 Source: Charlotte County Democrats By: Teresa Jenkins Posted: April 7, 2020 Emergency Rule 20-1 “removes the requirement that the qualifying items be ‘original[s] and signatures thereon … be made in ink’ so that these items can be collected, notarized, and submitted with limited person-to-person contact.” A second Emergency Rule (20-2) addressed

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