Tag Archives: Dwight Bullard

Dwight Bullard should take his seat back with full party support

Before State Sen. Frank Artiles resigned, there seems to be evidence that party insiders were already positioning to put the kibosh on a potential progressive running for the seat in 2018—specifically Dwight Bullard. Despite the fact that Artiles was weakened amidst a cloud of boozed-up bigotry wherein he referred to African-American colleagues using the n-word, a “f—ing a–hole,” and “b—-.” the […]

2017 FDP chairs race – a look back

By Dr. Rachel Pienta Like many Democrats across the nation, I’ve been engaged in some political introspection since November. For this Florida Democrat, the national victories of the Obama presidency served as a soothing blue balm to counteract the red tide that has dominated state politics since the mid-1990s.    In the final weeks of […]

Will the third time be the charm for Dwight Bullard? It should not be…

County shopping has become the rage in Florida Democratic Party circles. The most dramatic feature of the 2017 FDP Chairs race has been the willingness of those who want to be FDP Chair to shop for a county who can elect them  and make them eligible. Just the other day we thought Alan Clendenin’s move […]

PODCAST IS UP: Krishnaiyer, Piscatella and Hines on FDP Chair race

Mario Piscatella, Kartik Krishnaiyer and myself recorded this Thursday night, after letting the results of Tuesday’s Miami-Dade State Committeeman election settle-in. The discussion covers what it was like on the ground voting in Miami; where we go from here to elect the next Chair of the party; and our wishlist for a new Chair of […]

Bittel wins Miami-Dade SCM race, advances to face Clendenin, Carius and King

Kartik, Mario Piscatella and I are waiting until tomorrow to process the election tonight, and to gather our notes on the other candidates to bring you a Progressive News Network podcast update on the race for FDP chair. I was exhausted after tonight’s election and I was just watching from my home office. Mario did […]

FL Dem Chair’s race “sensible talk” on Progressive News Network tonight at 7pm

Tune in at 7pm for a big show tonight as I sit-in for Rick Spisak who is off for the holidays. I’ll have Mario Piscatella and Kartik Krishnaiyer on to chat about the Florida Democratic Chair’s race. This is a livestream, but will also be available as a downloadable podcast. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/newmercurymedia/2016/12/19/talking-sense-about-the-florida-dem-chair-race Get a jump on […]