This is an invitation to attend the Charlotte County Democrats’ 2018 Blue Gala fundraising event on March 24th at the Kingsway Country Club.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Blanchard House was originally built in 1925 for Joseph Blanchard, a local African American sea pilot and a key member of Punta Gorda’s business community, and his wife Minnie, his mail-order bride from New Orleans.
“Florida Republicans are once again showing that their own special interests come before the best interest of our children, and their future. This bill is a continued assault on our public education system that has been going on for nearly two decades with our Republican-controlled legislature. …”