Invitation to our Blue Gala
This is an invitation to attend the Charlotte County Democrats’ 2018 Blue Gala fundraising event on March 24th at the Kingsway Country Club.
Indicted Russians to pro-Trump groups: ‘If we lose Florida, we lose America’
Russians used the false U.S. persona “Matt Skiber” on Facebook to contact a Florida-based Trump supporter group, pushing for the group to organize a “YUGE pro-Trump flash mob in every Florida town.”
In Florida aftermath, US students say ‘Never Again’
Their calls for gun control are not different to those in the aftermath of other tragedies – but the maturity and voracity of the students publically voicing their demands have led many on social media to say this time feels different.
How Margaret Good pulled off a big upset in Sarasota
Good appealed to women across party lines as a “highly qualified female candidate” at a time when “you’re having a national conversation on the treatment of women.” Turnout was up among women in general, not just Democratic women.
Florida Republicans’ Offers Of Prayers Invite Accusations Of Hypocrisy
Scott called for “thoughts and prayers” as news of the shooting emerged, and Rubio sent off a tweet calling the shooting an event “you pray never comes.” But both men have a history of coziness with gun advocates, receiving “A+” ratings and endorsements from the National Rifle Association ahead of their respective elections in 2014 and 2016.
Florida lawmakers react to Broward school shooting
Democrats representing Broward County and South Florida seethed Wednesday over congressional inaction on firearms, hours after a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland left 17 people dead.
Margaret Good’s Victory Shows that Florida Is Ready for a Blue Wave
Reporters and pundits from across the country agree: Florida is ready for a blue wave — and Margaret Good has shown that even in Trump country, Democrats can win big. There’s “a sense that the GOP’s political grip is slipping in the nation’s largest swing state.”
If He Runs, What Will Scott’s Blind Trust Reveal?
A new report from the Tampa Bay Times reveals that if Rick Scott runs for Senate his blind trust will violate federal disclosure requirements and, (Scott) will be required to disclose substantially more information about their finances, revelations that could highlight conflicts of interest and how Scott …dramatically increase his personal wealth.
Cape Haze residents halt controversial hotel/condo project
A standing-room-only crowd heard citizens oppose the granting of several zoning variances to allow a mid-rise hotel & condo project on the historic Placida Fishery property. For now, the historic site will continue to look like old Florida, to the relief of many locals.