Month: February 2019

“Racism Justified” at Port Charlotte High

A Port Charlotte High School teacher forced to take down a Black History Month poster she made because it featured former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick. “Thank you all for participating in this,” said Alissa Perry, a math teacher at Port Charlotte High School, in an emotional video posted to Twitter. “I’m going to go …

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Democrats ask DeSantis to return money from billionaire charged in prostitution sting

The Florida Democratic Party is calling on Gov. Ron DeSantis to return $600,000 in campaign donations he received from billionaire John Childs, who is accused of soliciting prostitution at a Florida spa linked to a human trafficking ring. Party Chair Terrie Rizzo said DeSantis should donate it “to one of the many organizations fighting human …

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Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) under investigation by the Florida Bar for Tweet at Michael Cohen

The Florida Bar has opened an investigation into U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz for a menacing social media post Tuesday aimed at Michael Cohen just as the former lawyer for President Donald Trump was set to testify before Congress. Gaetz, a Panhandle Republican, is a lawyer and member of the Florida Bar. (Read more in

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Rep. Greg Steube questions Michael Cohen and Twitter Erupts!

Local Congressman Greg Steube – (R) FL-17 – got his five minutes in front of a national audience Wednesday afternoon while questioning former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen… and quickly shot himself in the foot. Steube asked Cohen whether there was any documented proof that Trump directed his own hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels. …

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Social Media Director

The Social Media Director coordinates the Charlotte Democratic Party’s message on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms. The ideal candidate understands the strengths and weaknesses of each platform and how to develop a loyal user base among Party members and like-minded voters. The Social Media Director will help assemble a team to post …

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Blue Gala Keynote Speaker previews legislative priorities.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — Florida’s newly-elected Commissioner of Agriculture, Nikki Fried, is preparing for the start of next week’s Legislative Session. Nearly 50 days into her first term in office, the lone Democrat elected to Florida’s Cabinet stopped by the WCTV studios on Monday. Fried talked about her first weeks in office, and what’s on …

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Border Wall is an Assault on Our Democracy

  Crises are time-tested means of subverting democracy. Autocratic leaders such as Vladimir Putin have long used national emergencies — some real, some not — to claim extra ordinary power. Autocratic leaders often vex under the constraints of constitutional rule and find democratic politics agonizingly frustrating. They lack the disposition for the give-and-take of everyday …

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College Juniors and Seniors: Earn $4,000 and help Elect Democrats

We are recruiting college juniors and students expecting to complete school by June 2020 to spend 8 weeks this summer – June 10, 2019–August 2, 2019 – learning the art and science of being a field organizer in a presidential election. Corps members can earn $4,000 gaining valuable career skills in leadership, project management and communication while …

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