Month: May 2019

Leadership Blue speakers announced — Dems $90M swing state push

The Florida Democratic Party has its first speakers for Leadership Blue. The list includes Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, the House Democratic Caucus chairman, Chasten Buttigieg, the husband of Mayor Pete, and Douglas Emhoff, the husband of Sen. Kamala Harris. (Read more in Politico.com) (How to sign up …

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Trump Admits to Russia ‘Helping Me to Get Elected’

President Trump on Thursday acknowledged for the first time that Russia helped “me to get elected,” and then quickly retracted the idea. “No, Russia did not help me get elected,” Mr. Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for Colorado Springs. “I got me elected.” He spoke less than an hour after his …

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Mueller Speaks. Says if team found Trump did not commit a crime it would have said so

In a statement at the Justice Department on the Russia probe, Special Counsel Robert Mueller says charging the president with a crime was not an option he could consider and that the report should speak for itself and is his testimony. Watch the statement on CSPAN by clicking this link:   https://www.c-span.org/video/?461196-1/special-counsel-robert-mueller-make-statement-russia-probe Read transcript of Mueller’s remarks on NewYorkTimes.

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Voter outreach continues strong even in summer heat

By Larry Kuran, Precinct Captains’ Committee The past few weeks have seen near record heat in Southwest Florida. Nonetheless, the Charlotte Dem’s Precinct Captains and their helpers have made steady progress in contacting Democratic voters that need to re-enroll to continue participating in Vote By Mail.   This is critical work as Vote By Mail …

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Democrats Honor those who Died in Service to their Country

We asked Dem presidential candidates to honor the true meaning of today. Here is what they sent. We thank them all, and remember all those we lost in war. Thanks to @NowThisNews for their help with this! pic.twitter.com/WaJs4jhs0y — VoteVets (@votevets) May 27, 2019 Several 2020 Democratic presidential candidates appeared in a video released Monday …

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Charlotte Democratic Club President Profiled in “Sun”

Nancy Razvoza, always the librarian, is the keeper of the memories. Her late husband, Richard “Raz” Razvoza, spent 33 months as a prisoner of war during the Korean War. Korea is considered the forgotten war, so that would make Raz a forgotten POW. (Read the article in Charlotte Sun)

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Florida State Rep. says God has told him to introduce Abortion Bill which allows no Exceptions

Florida state Rep. Mike Hill said the abortion bill he introduced to the state legislature this year was sent to him by God. Hill made the statements on Thursday while visiting a Women for Responsible Legislation group in Pensacola, and speaking about the bill which is similar to a law that passed in Alabama earlier …

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Veterans group hosts Steube town hall

A town hall meeting on veterans affairs has been set for North Port. Concerned Veterans for America is hosting U.S. Rep. Greg Steube with its Defend & Reform Veterans and Military Town Hall. The event is scheduled from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Suncoast Technical College Conference Center, 4445 Career Lane, North Port. (Read …

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Democratic Party Announces Launch Of Statewide Voter Protection Program

In response to Florida Republicans long history of voter suppression — underlined by the recent passage of SB 7066, that created a poll tax on ex-felons and would have invalidated 53,929 mail-in ballots if it were law in 2018 — the Florida Democratic Party is announcing a year-round voter protection program to tackle this growing …

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