UPDATE – Charlotte County Democratic Party Supports Voting Rights Restoration Amendment

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, June 5 -- One of every ten Floridians over 21 are prohibited from voting because they have been convicted of a felony, even after they've served their sentences. That's one-point-seven million people. If you think that's fair, consider this. Florida has a higher…
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Tom Perez on GOP Health Care vote Delay

WASHINGTON -- DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement after Senate Republicans delayed voting on their health care bill, which would kick 22 million Americans off their insurance:   “While the American people sent a clear message to Senate Republicans and forced them to…

Column: Here’s what the Senate’s terrible health-care plan looks like to an emergency doctor

Florida is 48th in spending on Medicaid recipients. The state spent $4,893 per enrollee in 2011, way below the national average of $6,502. Consequently, in a capped program, we would start way back and fall further behind year after year. (Read more in TampaBay.com)
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Darryl Paulson: Midterm elections boost Democratic chances

Democrats hope to pick up anywhere between one and four seats in Florida with the seat of retiring Republic Ileana Ros-Lehtinen their top priority. Other Republican targets include Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart and Brian Mast. A three-seat switch would give Democrats majority control of the…

AARP: Senate Unveils Health Bill — and It’s Bad

“This new Senate bill was crafted in secrecy behind closed doors without a single hearing or open debate — and it shows,” said Nancy LeaMond, executive vice president at AARP. “The Senate bill would hit millions of Americans with higher costs and result in less…