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Submit Your Question for the Third Democratic Debate

Wed, Sep 4, 2019

U.S. Politics

Please take a minute to submit your question so she can share it directly with ABC before the next Democratic debate on September 12. Millions of Democratic supporters are planning to tune in to this debate -- so your input has never been more important. Thanks for submitting your question, The Democrats Date: Tuesday,

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End Gerrymandering: The person that gets the most votes should be elected.

Sat, Aug 24, 2019

U.S. Politics

Here's a concept that shouldn't be so outlandish: The person that got the most votes should be elected.But today, we're not talking about the White House – we're diving into a problem plaguing statehouses across America.2018 was an indisputably incredible year. In our state legislatures, we flipped over four hundred

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Progressives Say Republicans Complicit in Deaths

Wed, Aug 7, 2019

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Coral Springs - The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida has released the following statement:The Republican Party is complicit in the deaths of at least 34 innocent men, women, and children this past weekend. By supporting a white nationalist president and refusing to pass sensible gun laws, they guarantee that

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Submit Questions for July Dem Debates

Sat, Jul 20, 2019

U.S. Politics

Last month we had a wonderful chance to hear from 20 of our Democratic presidential candidates down in Miami. More than18.1 million people tuned in to watch and hear our candidates' visions on the critical issues of our time, from immigration to climate change to college affordability. Now, we're giving folks

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Sen. Bill Nelson Announces Initiative on Ethics and Leadership

Wed, Jul 10, 2019

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Dear Friends — Recently I let you know that I was starting the “Nelson Initiative on Ethics and Leadership” at the University of Florida in order for me to give back to the next generation some of the things I have learned over four decades of public service. We just had our

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Progressive Caucus Calls Out Elected Officials' Silence

Tue, Jul 9, 2019

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Coral Springs - Michael Calderin, President of the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida, has released the following statement: The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida (DPCF) is calling on every elected official in Florida to immediately denounce the Trump administration's border detention policies and do everything within their power to end the

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Fact-checking Donald Trump's 2020 campaign kick-off in Florida

Sat, Jun 22, 2019

U.S. Politics

President Donald Trump kicked off his re-election campaign with a rally in Orlando, Fla., a key state in the path to victory. Trump offered a long list of accomplishments, many centered on the economy. But he also revisited old criticisms of Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration, and warned the

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Formtion of Mueller Book Club Announced

Tue, Jun 4, 2019

U.S. Politics

Just 3% of the country say they’ve read Mueller’s report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. That’s why we’re partnering with local and national groups in organizing the Mueller Book Club. For four weeks you’ll join people from across the country in reading a section from the report.You’ll

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No, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez probably didn't say...

Fri, Apr 5, 2019

U.S. Politics

Maybe you heard that U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said owning a gun is not a right, because "if it was a right, it would be in the Constitution." The quote appeared in multiple posts on Facebook, printed over a picture of the congresswoman’s face. They were shared in news feeds where

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Protest Trump's attempt to end the Mueller/Russian Investigation in W.H. TODAY!

Thu, Nov 8, 2018

U.S. Politics

It has happened!  Yesterday, Trump effectively put an end to the Mueller Russia probe, but he was coy about it.  Instead of firing Mueller outright, Trump has appointed a sycophant who is ending the Mueller investigation by refusing to give Mueller the authority to continue further investigations or to indict

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