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Crist says DeSantis trying to ‘score political points with red meat, hard right, toothless crowd

By Zac Anderson, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, April 25, 2022. A surefire way to get Florida’s Democratic voters amped up is to invoke Gov. Ron DeSantis, a polarizing figure rivaling former President Donald Trump for the ire he elicits on the left in his home state. So the Democratic candidates for governor take every opportunity to pillory DeSantis and paint him

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Making Florida work for everyone

By Annette Taddeo, Jan 31, 2022 While our governor is auditioning for the voters of Iowa, I’m focused on delivering for Florida and addressing the real issues we’re facing. Unfortunately, the plain truth is that in Tallahassee, if you’re a major corporation or a well-heeled insider–these last few years have been pretty good to you.

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Val Demings:  ‘Marco Rubio is afraid of a tough fight. I am not.’

By Jonathan Capehart, Washington Post Columnist, June 10, 2021 Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.), one of the House managers during the first impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, made it official on Wednesday. She’s going after the Senate seat now held by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). Her slick announcement video declares that she’ll “Never tire.” Demings, who for a time

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Allen Ellison: a much more decent representative

By Bill Welsch, Charlotte County Dems writer, and Indivisible SWFL leader When Allen Ellison, our Democratic nominee for US House of Representatives, FL District 17, was a boy of eleven, his dad told him: “If you can play two songs on the piano by Christmas, I will buy you a go-kart.”  Allen won the bet,

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Introducing David Jones, Democratic Nominee for Florida House District 75

By Linda Conklin, Charlotte County Dems writer David and Patti Jones called Toledo, Ohio home for many years, where they raised five children. Their move to Charlotte County was to “live the dream”,  taking advantage of our beautiful beaches, their love of boating, and to provide a vacation destination for their children and grandchildren. David

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