Local Republicans Steube and Buchanan try to deflect attention from Trump’s ‘go back’ tweets

Steube went after the congresswomen Trump was targeting in his tweets, four liberal freshmen who have been outspoken critics of Trump and his policies. “It’s unbelievable that this group of four congresswomen are sparking outrage against the president when they have made anti-Semitic remarks and have called Speaker Pelosi a racist,” Steube said. “Where was…

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Read: Full text of House resolution condemning Trump’s ‘racist comments’

House Democrats introduced a resolution Monday condemning President Donald Trump for ‘racist comments’ directed at a group of newly elected progressive congresswomen of color. Trump said Monday that those lawmakers — Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan — hate the United States…

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Florida Democratic Party Slams Trump’s Racist Attack, Questions FL GOP’s Silence

On July 14, Donald Trump tweeted that a group of Democratic congresswomen should go back to the “crime infested places from which they came” and today claimed “AOC and this crowd are a bunch of Communists.” Terrie Rizzo, chair of the Florida Democratic Party, blasted Trump for his racist attacks and demagoguery of Democratic members of Congress:…

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Chair, Young Democrats’ Letter to the Editor

The Sun Newspaper recently published the following letter to the editor authored by Daniel Schwarz. There is a crisis at the border, but don’t be fooled by President Trump, it’s America’s fault, not the migrants. We treat people who are fleeing desperate circumstances like criminals just because they weren’t fortunate enough to be born in…

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Planned Parenthood Speaks to DWC

Nan Morgan of Planned Parenthood Sarasota spoke at the July 8 meeting of the Democratic Women’s Club.  She informed members about the four main missions of the organization:  providing health services, advocating for reproductive rights, providing educational programs, and promoting research and the advancement of technology in reproductive health care along with understanding their implications. 

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True American Values to aspire to on this Independence Day

This is what Democrats Stand for as we celebrate the birth of the USA Raising wages, closing the wealth gap, strengthening Social Security Lowering health care costs; ensuring all Americans have access to quality, affordable health care; stabilizing Medicare and Medicaid Sensible immigration reform that keeps America’s promise Defending our borders, our ideals, and our…

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Democrats Values

A vigorous debate over a resolution urging Congress to conduct an impeachment inquiry, a resolution demanding the closure of immigrant children camps, and a visit by a Republican Charlotte County commissioner highlighted the July Charlotte County Democratic Executive Committee (CCDEC) business meeting that was anything but business as usual. The local Democrats’ meeting began with…

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Amendment 4 Backers to Help Pay Fines and Fees

Days after Governor DeSantis signed a bill requiring all fines and restitution be paid before voting rights are restored t former felons, the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition launched a fund to help pay off outstanding fines and fees preventing thousands from voting. Former felons can apply for funding at floridarrc.com. Returning citizens with questions can call…

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