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Our friends at the National Political Women’s Caucus of Florida have made recommendations for the August 30th primary. August 30, 2016 Endorsements and Recommendations US Senate Pam Keith US Congress District 9: Susannah Randolph District 26: Annette Taddeo State Senator District 13: Linda Stewart District 15: Vic Torres, Jr. 2 District 19: Betty Reed District […]

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Nothing scares corporate Florida and the insurance industry more than the sight of a trial lawyer in office. That’s what Gary Farmer is facing in Senate District 34 where a barrage of mailers backed by GOP interests have hit the Parkland attorney seeking to throw the seat to former State Representative Jim Waldman.  As a […]

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Former State Representative Jim Waldman and current Rep. Gwen Clarke-Reed  have gotten a power assists in State Senate District 34 race from a group associated with John Kirtley, the Tampa-area venture capitalist that is the chief funder of school “choice” efforts in the state of Florida.  The Florida Federation for Children a group headed by Kirtley has […]

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A loyal TFS reader who is a constituent of Congressman Gus Bilirakis sent us the response he got when inquiring about Zika funding. This is the standard Republican line for not dealing with the issue head-on as a crisis begins to develop here in the state of Florida. Dear XXX:   Thank you for contacting me […]

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The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida announced their endorsed candidates for 2016. In an email releasing the names of their choices the caucus said, “The way we move the Democratic Party in a more progressive direction is to get the more progressive candidates into the November General Election.” The DPCF also recommends a “yes” vote on Amendment 4. […]

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It’s been a big week for Supreme Court decisions, with SCOTUS striking down the Texas law designed to close women’s clinics by instituting absurd, medically unnecessary restrictions. These anti-choice tactics are known as TRAP laws (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) and require women’s care facilities to needlessly be outfitted as ambulatory surgical centers, and providers to […]

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The selection of a running mate is one of the most important decisions that any major party nominee for president has in their run for The White House.  Sec. Clinton has many options to choose from, but the Veepstakes should be a two horse race with a clear frontrunner.  The first option, which isn’t likely […]

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