Florida Democratic Party Celebrates Sold-Out Lead Blue Gala

With 129 days until the midterm elections, over 13-hundred Democrats gathered for the Florida Democratic Party’s sold-out Leadership Blue Gala Saturday evening. Democrats heard from all five of the Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, U.S. House Assistant Leader Jim Clyburn, and keynote speaker, Chair of the Democratic Governors Association, Washington Governor Jay Inslee.…

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Families Belong Together Rally in Sarasota – Gallery

More than a thousand people gathered for the Families Belong Together protest at Five Points Park in downtown Sarasota. The Families Belong Together March was a nationwide movement organized by MoveOn and the American Civil Liberties Union. There were many other demonstrations throughout the state of Florida, including in Tampa, Orlando and Miami. [foogallery id=”9970″]

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And the winner of DeSantis vs. Putnam debate? Trump!

Republican gubernatorial candidates Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam faced off in a nationally televised debate Thursday, and Donald Trump was the star of the show. Florida Agriculture Commissioner Putnam gushed about the president, vowing to support his reelection in 2020 even though Trump has endorsed DeSantis. (Read more in TampaBay.com)     Florida Democratic Party…

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Charlotte Co. Residents among Floridians Signing Letter Telling Scott To Stand Up To Attacks On Pre-Existing Conditions

Scott bragged about crafting the GOP’s recent health care bill that would slash coverage for people with pre-existing conditions (while giving himself a tax break). As Rick Scott heads to D.C. to hobnob with donors, Floridians from 38 counties across the state signed a letter calling on him to demand Donald Trump stop his attacks on protections for pre-existing conditions.…

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Families Belong Together

Across the United States,“Families Belong Together” rallies will be held on Saturday, June 30. The rallies are protesting President Trump separating children from their families who are attempting to enter the US. Families Belong Together is sponsored by Moveon.org. Locally, 2 rallies will be held: Sarasota>  Five Points Park, Sarasota, FL 34236 at 8:00 pm. Registration for this…

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Road to Change stops in Punta Gorda

PUNTA GORDA – Students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School arrived in Punta Gorda Tuesday to encourage Charlotte County students to register to vote. They are working to vote out politicians who resist changes in gun laws. Here are some scenes from their Road to Change rally at Laishley Park. (Read…

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Local Democrats get Wave of Media Coverage

Parkland students to hold town hall in Punta Gorda Students and alumni from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School will stop in Punta Gorda on Tuesday on their “Road to Change” bus tour. The nationwide tour will take the group across the country and to each of Florida’s congressional districts. Charlotte County will be its fifth…

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Democrat Catherine Price files for Senate District 26

Lake Wales Democrat Catherine Price announced Friday that she would run for the Senate District 26 seat being vacated by Sebring Sen. Denise Grimsley, who is running for Agriculture Commissioner in the fall. “Tallahassee seems to be broken and our state is in desperate need of better political leadership. We need legislators who are educated, experienced, and committed…

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FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo on Donald Trump’s Executive Order

Today, FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement on Donald Trump’s executive order: “Today, young children are still being separated from their families, and held in internment camps in South Florida — and we still don’t know what the future holds for them. Donald Trump gets no credit for temporarily ending the cruel, inhumane,…

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