The GOP’s Obamacare Blunder May Strengthen the Law

A legal argument deemed “absurd” by a prominent ACA critic may result in a lose-lose situation for opponents of the health-care law. And the (Trump) administration’s backing — a departure from the custom of defending federal law — looks like a blunder that may help Democrats in upcoming midterm elections while also bolstering the ACA.…

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Just About Everyone In Florida Has Already Decided Who To Vote For

New Quinnipiac University polls of the gubernatorial and Senate races in Florida found that both are neck and neck, with voters almost evenly split between the Democratic and Republican candidates. That’s not all that surprising in a perpetual swing state like Florida. But here’s what did catch our eye: The vast majority of Florida voters are already committed to a candidate…

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Democratic Candidate for Agriculture Commissioner Visits Charlotte County

Nikki Fried, Democratic Candidate for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, visited Charlotte County today, invited by a group of concerned environmental activists. A bi-partisan local group of Fishing Boat Captains, Seafood Restaurant Owners, Building Contractors, Pools and Landscaping Contractors expressed their concerns about the environmental and economic issues of the current serious crisis. Ms. Fried was…

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Florida Supreme Court strikes Amendment 8 from November ballot

A controversial proposed constitutional amendment that could have significantly altered Florida’s public education landscape will not go to voters in November. In a narrowly divided 4-3 decision, the Florida Supreme Court on Friday ruled Amendment 8 should remain off the ballot. It upheld the order of Leon County Judge John Cooper, who found the measure’s title and summary misleading. (Read more in TampaBay.com)FL

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Obama gives ‘State of our Democracy’ speech

Former President Barack Obama said President Donald Trump is “capitalizing on resentment that politicians have been fanning for years” and questioned “What happened to the Republican Party?” a preview of Obama’s message for the fall’s midterms — and his most pointed. (WATCH excerpts – CNN) (WATCH – entire speech – YouTube)

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Ron DeSantis-Jeanette Nuñez administration would be a disaster for Florida women and working families.

Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement about the selection of Jeanette Nuñez as the GOP candidate for Lt. Governor: “DeSantis has selected a lobbyist who supports his agenda of denying health care to hundreds of thousands, destroying public schools, and taking away women’s health freedom. Nuñez has played a key role in…

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Andrew Gillum picks Chris King as his running mate

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum announced that Chris King is his pick to be lieutenant governor in a Thursday morning Facebook Live. “We leaned into wanting to choose an individual that has the ability to be the governor of the state of Florida,” Gillum said in the announcement before introducing the Kings. (Read more in…

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The Race for Florida’s Next Governor

Vying to be the next Governor of Florida are Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum. Let’s take a look at each candidates’ positions on four critical issues for Florida voters: health care; the environment; gun control; and education. (1) Health Care DeSantis said on CNN, “…there really is no lack of health care. If…

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