Englewood Watch Party Engages and Entertains

Despite the torrential rainstorms, more than twenty local Democrats huddled at Englewood’s End Zone Sports Grille to watch Night 1 of the Democratic Presidential Debates. Thursday’s Night 2 debate will be held there also. Click here to register. https://www.mobilize.us/charlottecountydec/event/96530/ Organized by Precinct 47 Co-Captain Karen Fisk, the first of the two-night debate series was a …

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DEBATE! Climate Change is THE issue

NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida All eyes are on Florida this week as 20 Democrats will battle it out in round one of the Democratic Debates The debate takes place in Miami on Wednesday. Climate change is expected to take center stage. Toxic algae, rising tides, and a hurricane-battered …

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Action Alert! Call Governor DeSantis

The Florida Legislature passed an election administration bill, SB 7066, that had harmful language added during the last hours of the 2019 legislative session. In addition to creating additional barriers to voting for returning citizens under Amendment 4, this bill also has the potential to interfere with a court ruling from last year that finally …

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Know Your Rights During ICE Raids

The administration has, for now, reversed its directive for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to start massive arrests of migrant families that have received deportation orders.  Yet, this administration seems bound and determined to carry out these roundups in Atlanta, Chicago, Baltimore, Denver, Houston, LA, Miami, New Orleans, NYC, San Francisco, DC, and Newark. While, thankfully, …

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Seas are rising, but Democrats’ talk of climate change is heating up even faster

As 20 Democratic candidates arrive in Miami this week for the first round of presidential debates, the region of tide-swollen floods, hurricane-battered communities and toxic-algae infestations is providing a vivid backdrop for an issue that has emerged as a top priority for many voters: climate change. (Read more in MiamiHerald.com)

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Democrats heading to Florida for party’s first mega-event of 2020 presidential campaign

Just as President Donald Trump used Florida as the stage to formally kick off his re-election effort, Democrats are using the state as the location for the first mega-event of their primary season — a pair of high-stakes candidate debates in Miami. The twin debates, with 10 candidates on Wednesday and 10 on Thursday, provide opportunity …

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Democrats target Florida Hispanics in 2020

Democrats are looking to make inroads with Florida Latinos as President Trump prepares to launch an aggressive effort to court the state’s fastest-growing voter bloc. Eager to avoid a repeat of 2018, when two Trump allies edged out Democrats in the state’s Senate and gubernatorial contests, Democrats are wading into Florida’s Hispanic communities earlier this time around, …

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Former Local GOP Chair complained to FEC about his own Party’s Contributions to Trump

A former chairman of the Charlotte County Republican Executive Committee, Bob Starr, filed a complaint in April 2018, alleging that a number of local party officials had failed to properly register federal election campaign accounts… (Read more in Sun)

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New poll shows Biden and other top Democrats beating Trump in Florida

As President Donald Trump heads to Florida on Tuesday to officially declare his reelection bid in 2020, he’s trailing multiple top Democratic candidates in the battleground Sunshine State, according to a new Quinnipiac poll. Former Vice President Joe Biden bests Trump in a hypothetical matchup for the general election, by 50% to 41%. This includes 7% …

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