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Nelson and Gillum leading in their respective Races

Bill Nelson leading Rick Scott by 4 points in latest poll The turnaround may be real for incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, as he is leading Republican challenger Rick Scott in yet another poll. The newest Public Policy Polling survey puts Nelson up 4 points against Scott, the outgoing Florida Governor. (Read more in Another poll, another lead

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Nikki Fried to NRA: ‘I won’t be beholden to you’

Nikki Fried, the Democratic candidate for the state’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, sent a clear message to the National Rifle Association Monday morning: “I won’t be beholden to you.”

The message comes in the form of a signed letter to NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer. Fried says the letter was prompted by a Tampa Bay Times report that unveiled emails exchanged between Hammer and officials within the agriculture commissioner’s office.

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Meet our new Coordinator, Meade McCoy

Late August, we were fortunate to have a full-time coordinator, Jake Burbach. Jake was sent by the State Florida  Democratic Party to help us with staffing the office and organize voter outreach. He had helped us for a few weeks when the Democratic Party decided Jake was needed more in Lee County and he was

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Charlotte County Democrats mourn the death of April Freeman

We have known April Freeman from her campaigns for Congress in 2016 and this year. She made a favorable impression on people she met for her detailed knowledge of grass roots politics at the local level, and her tenacious commitment to give voice to the average person. On a personal level, she made whomever she

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Clinton plans to campaign with Gillum in Florida

Hillary Clinton is expected to campaign next month alongside Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee for Florida governor, sources told The Hill on Wednesday. The sources say Clinton’s and Gillum’s teams are still ironing out the details, but they expect Clinton will appear at at least one public event with the Tallahassee mayor — and assist

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