Tag: Progressives

Scott PowersAugust 17, 2018
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National icon of progressive Democratic politics U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders called for a political and economic revolution in Florida led by Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum as Governor, rousing a crowd Friday at the University of Central Florida. “This state needs a political revolution,” Sanders declared. “You have a candidate in Andrew Gillum that is going […]

Scott PowersJuly 3, 2018
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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum became the first Florida Demoratic gubernatorial candidate Tuesday to adopt a progressive position that’s growing in support and controversy nationally: the abolition of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. “I support a comprehensive immigration overhaul that includes abolishment of ICE in its current form to be replaced with a more […]

Scott PowersMay 4, 2018
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A newly commissioned poll suggests that Democratic voters are seriously interested in a “unity” ticket that would be led by former U.S. Reps. Patrick Murphy, a Democrat, and David Jolly, a Republican, in Florida’s gubernatorial race. The poll’s more significant ramification, however, may be that Florida’s Democrats may prefer a compromising moderate Democrat to a staunch progressive […]

Scott PowersMay 3, 2018
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Democratic Florida House candidate Anna Eskamani is one of 70 candidates nationwide named as “champions” by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, identifying candidates around the country deemed as fighting for progressive priorities, her campaign announced Thursday. Also named a champion in Florida was Democrat Amol Jethwani of Gainesville, who is running for Florida House District 21. Eskamani, of […]


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