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Cuban leaders tell Rubio: “You can’t fight for Cuban democracy if you oppose voting rights in America”

Marco Rubio has made his position on protecting and expanding the right to vote in America clear: he thinks it’s ridiculous. In recent interviews and statements, Rubio has criticized efforts to protect voting rights, attacked measures that would make it easier to vote, and lied about efforts in states – including in Florida – to erect barriers

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Floridians are paying the price for Marco Rubio’s lack of leadership

Where is Marco Rubio? The Senator’s last public event in Florida was two months ago. Since getting called out for failing to show up for his job in the Senate, Rubio has missed nine more committee hearings, including meetings on small business development, seniors issues, and critical foreign policy discussions about Afghanistan. “When Floridians need strong leadership the most, Marco Rubio

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Republicans

What Florida newspapers were saying about Marco Rubio this year

From failing to show up for his job to voting against legislation to speed up COVID vaccinations and grow the economy, Marco Rubio spent the year being too cowardly to step up and do what’s right for Florida. Newspapers across the state took notice, excoriating Rubio for his spinelessness and self-serving attempts to score political

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Opinion

Can someone tell Ladapo to be quiet?

The following editorial appeared in The Daily Sun on Dec 14, 2021.  We highly encourage you to subscribe to our local newspaper in print and/or online to preserve their voice! Click HERE to subscribe. OUR POSITION: Florida’s recently appointed surgeon general is doing nothing significant to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We’re curious

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Republicans

Another Sarasota link to those fighting 2020 election results

By Zac Anderson, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Dec 3, 2021. Notorious Trump lawyer Sidney Powell meets with Sen. Joe Gruters. The Sarasota region’s connections to those fighting the 2020 election results keep growing, the latest example being a visit from former President Donald Trump lawyer Sidney Powell. Sarasota state Sen. Joe Gruters met with Powell and former

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Republicans

Condemning Senator Rick Scott’s latest acts to play politics with our economy

Following the reports of Senator Rick Scott celebrating inflation as a “gold mine” for Republicans’ efforts to regain power in Washington, Florida Democratic Party Chairman Manny Diaz released the following statement: “Instead of voting to invest millions of dollars in Florida’s crumbling infrastructure and combating inflation, Senator Rick Scott is rooting against the economic recovery and continues

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Opinion

Just say “no” to Ladapo’s confirmation

The following editorial was published in The Daily Sun on Oct 26, 2021. OUR POSITION: Gov. Ron DeSantis made a mistake when he selected Dr. Joseph Ladapo for the post of surgeon general and it is up to the state Senate to correct the error. We had doubts about the selection of Dr. Joseph Ladapo

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Opinion

Marco Rubio’s cowardly and failing immigration record 

Throughout his career in the Senate, Marco Rubio has consistently failed to stand up for immigrant communities when they needed him most, and recent events show that his failures are a constant disappointment to Floridians. In the past few weeks Rubio outright admitted that he wouldn’t support members of Florida’s Venezuelan community in their effort to get

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Florida Politics dubs Marco Rubio the “biggest loser” of last week

In addition to voting in favor of a government shutdown and opposing a bill that would avert a catastrophic recession, Marco Rubio made headlines last week for his self-serving political games immediately blowing up in his face. Florida Politics noted Rubio “reminded us again last week of his penchant for placing his foot squarely in his mouth,” giving him the title of

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Marco Rubio votes TWICE to jeopardize the economy and cut off funding to vital programs for Floridians 

On September 27th, Marco Rubio voted to put the entire U.S. economy at risk, opposing a bill to prevent a debt default that would cost nearly 6 million jobs and eliminate $15 trillion in household wealth. Rubio also voted against funding for essential government programs Floridians rely on that include hurricane relief, flood insurance, and more.

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Charlotte County Dems Chair speaks out against appointment of new FL Surgeon General

Editor’s note:  The following letter was sent on September 24, 2021 by our Charlotte County Dems Chair, Teresa Jenkins, to  Dr. Zachariah P. Zachariah, Chair, Florida Board of Medicine to protest the appointment of Dr. Joseph Ladapo  by Governor Ron DeSantis as Florida’s next surgeon general.  She awaits his response. Dear Dr. Zachariah, Dr. Joseph

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Floridians need a president who keeps his word and pays his taxes

A statement by Teresa Jenkins, chair of Charlotte County Democrats Executive Committee “Donald Trump promised that Floridians’ taxes would go ‘way down’ under his presidency. But instead of lending a hand, he passed a tax scam that further hollowed out middle and lower-income Floridians. The United Way reported that nearly half of state households are

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News

Something you can count on from Trump

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dishonesty. One of the only things this president delivers with any reliability. In fact, he lies so often it’s hard to keep track. But of course, that’s the plan so expect the deliveries to keep on coming. You can take that to the bank.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://youtu.be/AVJENCKjF-o”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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Trump Tries to Stop Ad Of Trump Speaking Publicly.

Editorial Note from CharlotteDems.com: Is the POTUS really trying to restrict Constitutionally protected free speech – of himself? See the ad and please share this story with everyone you know. Trump camp threatens local TV stations over Democratic ad Source: KOKH Fox 25 – Oklahoma City Fox News Affiliate by The Associated PressThursday, March 26th 2020

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Trump’s Old Normal: Reckless, Inept and Ignorant.

The world will likely need to adjust to many “new normal” lifestyle changes as a result of the Coronavirus global pandemic. Realistically and sadly, even in this time of global crisis, Donald Trump does not appear capable of adaptiation. Trump’s supporters, sychophants and enablers are propping up a man who speaks without knowledge, forethought or

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News

Secret recording: Trump and Lev Parnas discussed Sen. Rick Scott

By Steve Contorno Published Jan. 28 Link to Tampa Bay Times article At the same April 2018 dinner where President Donald Trump ordered the removal of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, he also discussed Florida Sen. Rick Scott with Ukrainian-born South Florida businessman Lev Parnas. The conversation was captured in an 83-minute video obtained by Reuters from Parnas’ attorney

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