Author: Jim Blue

Local Republicans Steube and Buchanan try to deflect attention from Trump’s ‘go back’ tweets

Steube went after the congresswomen Trump was targeting in his tweets, four liberal freshmen who have been outspoken critics of Trump and his policies. “It’s unbelievable that this group of four congresswomen are sparking outrage against the president when they have made anti-Semitic remarks and have called Speaker Pelosi a racist,” Steube said. “Where was …

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Read: Full text of House resolution condemning Trump’s ‘racist comments’

House Democrats introduced a resolution Monday condemning President Donald Trump for ‘racist comments’ directed at a group of newly elected progressive congresswomen of color. Trump said Monday that those lawmakers — Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan — hate the United States …

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Nitrogen from sewage and farms is starving Florida corals to death, study says

Nitrogen from improperly treated sewage and fertilizer runoff from farms and lawns is starving Florida Keys corals to death, according to a new study published in the journal Marine Biology. The study led by Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Looe Key, in the Florida Keys, showed that higher nutrient levels in Florida waters is …

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Florida Democratic Party Slams Trump’s Racist Attack, Questions FL GOP’s Silence

On July 14, Donald Trump tweeted that a group of Democratic congresswomen should go back to the “crime infested places from which they came” and today claimed “AOC and this crowd are a bunch of Communists.” Terrie Rizzo, chair of the Florida Democratic Party, blasted Trump for his racist attacks and demagoguery of Democratic members of Congress: …

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Florida Democrats blast ICE raids: ‘It’s a war against immigrants’

“Those of us who have lived through dictatorships understand what it’s like to live under constant fear, we understand what it means to be disappeared,” said Democratic Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell. “In South Florida, we always prepare for storms. We know when a storm is coming, we help each other out, we have a plan and …

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Speaker Pelosi urges Dems to help counter Trump’s planned ICE raids

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday warned her caucus about President Donald Trump’s planned immigration raids this weekend, urging members to spread information about undocumented immigrants’ legal rights. Those mass arrests, first reported by The New York Times, are expected to begin Sunday in nearly a dozen metro areas. (Read more in Politico.com)

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True American Values to aspire to on this Independence Day

This is what Democrats Stand for as we celebrate the birth of the USA Raising wages, closing the wealth gap, strengthening Social Security Lowering health care costs; ensuring all Americans have access to quality, affordable health care; stabilizing Medicare and Medicaid Sensible immigration reform that keeps America’s promise Defending our borders, our ideals, and our …

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Charlotte Co. Democratic Hispanic Caucus Chair featured in Washington Post Video

‘Latinos, we are America’: Spanish-speakers respond to candidates speaking Spanish   CC Democratic Hispanic Caucus Chair Vielka Wambold was among Spanish speakers interviewed by the Washington Post about their thoughts on Democratic candidates speaking Spanish at the first 2020 presidential debates on June 26. (See the Video in WashingtonPost.com)

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