Polk County Florida Dems News : Election 2020

Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Las Vegas

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Election 2020

Democrats rumbled at their debate in Las Vegas, and most of the blows were aimed at the newest candidate on stage, Mike Bloomberg. Here are our fact-checks."A billionaire who calls women ‘fat broads’ and ‘horse-faced lesbians’ — and no, I’m not talking about Donald Trump. I’m talking about Mayor Bloomberg."

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Tags: presidential debates

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Polk County Democrats Reject the US Senate Cover-Up

Tue, Feb 4, 2020

Election 2020

We are ready to Reject the US Senate Cover-Up and are working hard for change here in POLK COUNTY! There is no better way to resist than becoming a person of action! Support us and join us to be active change-makers in Polk County Florida for 2020.TOGETHER, we’ll demand: Accountability -- Trump and

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PolitiFact hits the road to cover the Iowa caucuses

Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Election 2020

Most days, we fact-check politicians  from our desks in Washington and Florida. But in January, we went on the road to Iowa. Three PolitiFact journalists spent five days following the Democratic presidential contenders. Our crew included D.C.-based senior correspondent Louis Jacobson; south Florida-based staff writer Amy Sherman; and our audience

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Tags: Facts, Iowa politics, presidential primary

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Fact-checking the Democratic debate in Iowa

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Election 2020

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, ideologically aligned on the left, split sharply at the seventh Democratic presidential primary debate over a CNN story that claimed Sanders told Warren privately that he didn’t think a woman could win the White House in 2020.Sanders denied that such words would ever cross his lips. He cited video from

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Faith Leaders Call Out Trump's Broken Promises

Mon, Jan 6, 2020

Election 2020

As Democrats we know Trump and his followers do not speak for all people of faith. His policies and behavior are immoral and un-Christian. On Friday the Florida Democratic Party  partnered with faith organizations and leaders across the state to protest Trump's launch of "Evangelicals for Trump" in Miami. Chris

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Trump's Path to Victory in 2020

Mon, Dec 16, 2019

Election 2020

President Trump's re-election campaign wields more money, staff, infrastructure and digital muscle than any Democrat — and a fan base that hears "impeachment" as a rallying cry, Jonathan Swan and Margaret Talev   write. Over a 90-minute PowerPoint session at a hotel near the campaign office in Arlington, Va., Jared Kushner, campaign manager Brad Parscale

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2020 DNC Convention Preview for all Democrats in Congressional Districts 9, 15, and 17.

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

Election 2020

The Polk County Democratic Executive Committee is pleased to announce they will be hosting a 2020 DNC Convention Preview for all Democrats in Congressional Districts 9, 15, and 17.   Craig T. Smith, who has more than 30 years in the political field will be our speaker.  Craig served with then-Governor

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State Democrats achieving registration goals

Tue, Nov 5, 2019

Election 2020

Copyright © Lakeland Ledger. All rights reserved. 11/5/19 Party on pace to sign up 200,000 new voters before 2020 election TALLAHASSEE — With a year until the 2020 elections, leaders of the Florida Democratic Party said they are on pace to register 200,000 new Democratic voters, a goal they believe is

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Emily's List is Bringing "RUN to WIN" Training to Orlando on November 17

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Election 2020

"RUN to WIN" is coming to Orlando! In November, the EMILY's List Training team will be in Florida to train women on the basics of running for office and we want you to join us in either of these two cities. Run to Win 101 is a free, half-day introductory

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Take our "Train the Trainer" Webinar Training Program

Fri, Mar 8, 2019

Election 2020

We are excited to share that the DNC and ASDC Best Practices Institute are launching the 2019 Train the Trainer (T3) Webinar Training Program!  T3 is a free six-week, twelve-part webinar course, covering all aspects of grassroots campaigning. This program seeks to expand the skills of progressive activists and volunteers by

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