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Positive Legislative Progress Being Made

Thu, Nov 2, 2017

U.S. Politics

We have good news to report. When I saw Dianne Krumel at the FDP this past weekend, she excitedly reported that Senator Nelson had pulled his co-sponsorship of the bill she and her group were fighting against in order to "save the beaches" - Read on - http://www.pnj.com/story/news/politics/2017/10/10/gaetz-nelson-adjust-senate-beach-ownership-bill/750625001/ While Senator Nelson said he was withdrawing support

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Bipartisan Health Care Bill May Have the Votes

Fri, Oct 27, 2017

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This Week in Congress: Bipartisan Health Care Bill May Have the Votes for Passage, House to Consider the Budget, Senate Will Vote on Disaster Aid Health Care. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Meet the Press Sunday that the Alexander-Murray bill, a bipartisan effort to shore up the Affordable Care

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Oppose the Graham-Cassidy Bill

Wed, Sep 20, 2017

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This bill is yet another version of TrumpCare that defunds Planned Parenthood, cuts health care to an estimated 32 million and makes massive cuts to Medicaid. How do you oppose it?  Call Senator Marco Rubio at (202) 224-3041.  Yes, I know we haven't much faith in him but the Medicaid cuts should make him

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Tags: Healthcare, Graham-Cassidy Bill, Trumpcare

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FLORIDA LGBTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS UNANIMOUSLY PASSES RESOLUTION CALLING ON CONGRESSIONAL CENSURE OF PR

Mon, Aug 21, 2017

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The membership of the Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus, meeting in Tallahassee for its Summer Conference, adopted a resolution calling on Congress to censure President Trump for his anti-lgbt actions, his erratic and destabilizing rhetoric, and his support for white supremacist groups.    "If anyone had any doubt before, events of the past

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Democratic Progressive Caucus Calls on Republicans to Denounce Bully Trump

Fri, Jul 28, 2017

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      CONTACT:                     July 26, 2017                                

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Democratic Progressive Caucus Calls on Republican Party to Denounce Trump Appointment

Mon, Nov 14, 2016

U.S. Politics

"Steve Bannon supports white nationalism and racism," DPCF Chair says Tampa, FL - Susan Smith, President of the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida, released the following statement on President-Elect Donald Trump's appointment of Breitbart Chairman Steve Bannon as Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor:"Do leaders and members of the Republican Party condone

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Tags: Steve Bannon, racist, nationalism, Atl-Right

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Heartfelt condolences to the victims of violence and hate

Sun, Jun 12, 2016

U.S. Politics

The Rainbow Ridge LGBTA Democratic Caucus of Polk County would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to all our brothers and sisters in Orlando that have been touched by this act of hatred. Our hearts are broken. We offer thoughts and prayers to the friends and families of those that

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Remarks By The President After Meeting With Agriculture And Business Leaders On The Transpacific Partnership

Tue, Oct 6, 2015

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Department of Agriculture Washington, D.C. 1202 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT Well, yesterday we announced a new trade agreement across the Asia Pacific region that reflects American values and gives our working families and American businesses a fair shot, creates a level playing field. nbspThe TransPacific Partnership took five years to

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