Left vs Right: The Congressional Race Between Progressive Eric Lynn and Conservative Anna Paulina Luna

Left vs Right: The Congressional Race Between Progressive Eric Lynn and Conservative Anna Paulina Luna

Javier Manjarres
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September 19, 2022
The congressional contest between Air Force Veteran Anna Paulina Luna and former President Barack Obama advisor Eric Lynn (pictured) will be one of the most closely-watched races in the country, and will arguably become one of the most ideologically-driven races of the year. Luna, who crushed her Republican primary field and has been endorsed by […]
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Cherifilus-McCormick Defeats Holness in Democratic Special Election

Cherifilus-McCormick Defeats Holness in Democratic Special Election

Javier Manjarres
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November 13, 2021
After counting all remaining overseas and military ballots in the Democratic primary race in Florida’s 20th congressional district ‘special election,” it appears that businesswoman Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick has defeated Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness by 5 votes. Even with his big lead in Broward County, Commissioner Holness, who was endorsed by the late-Rep. Alcee Hastings (D), […]
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JAVIER MANJARRES: Florida's Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Running as Progressives

JAVIER MANJARRES: Florida's Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Running as Progressives

Opinion
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October 19, 2021
Florida's  2022 Democratic gubernatorial primary race in Florida has just gotten a bit crowded after Colombian Arepa-loving State Senator Annette Taddeo announced (finally) her candidacy. Sen. Taddeo, who will be challenging Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and her former 2014 gubernatorial running mate, Rep. Charlie Crist, may have an outside chance to prevail over Commissioner Fried […]
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Biden Commission Shoots Down Progressive Idea of 'Packing' Supreme Court

Biden Commission Shoots Down Progressive Idea of 'Packing' Supreme Court

Javier Manjarres
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October 14, 2021
Progressive Democrats around the country and in the U.S. Congress were served a body blow to the stomach when President Joe Biden’s Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court found that expanding the high court was a very bad idea, but believed that rotating justices from a lower federal court to the Supreme Court should be […]
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Progressive Hardy Says Democratic Sen. Manchin Wants to Keep 'Rich People Rich'

Progressive Hardy Says Democratic Sen. Manchin Wants to Keep 'Rich People Rich'

Daniel Molina
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September 13, 2021
Rep. Hardy took to Twitter to slam Manchin, arguing that Manchin wants “to keep rich ppl [sic] rich even if it means keeping poor ppl [sic] poor.”
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Progressive Omari Hardy Disrespects Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer

Progressive Omari Hardy Disrespects Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer

Javier Manjarres
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September 9, 2021
There are overly opinionate and over-the-top Progressive politicians, and then there is Florida Rep. Omari Hardy, the unapologetic “troublemaker extraordinaire” who appears beside himself over Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s ego-driven decision not to retire. Progressives and many Democratic Socialists have been urging Justice Breyer, who is considered to be a liberal justice, to retire […]
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Rubio Ad Outlines Demings Support for 'Green New Deal' and  Progressive Voting Record

Rubio Ad Outlines Demings Support for 'Green New Deal' and Progressive Voting Record

Javier Manjarres
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September 3, 2021
Senatorial candidate and Rep. Val Demings (D) appears to be fuming mad over Senator Marco Rubio’s latest attack ad against her. In a fundraising email sent out to supporters and prospective donors, Rep.Demings says that Sen. Rubio’s attack is nothing more than a “shady attempt to smear Val Demings’ record, adding that the reasoning behind […]
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Nikki Fried Slams Crist Over Abortion Flip-Flop for 'Political Gain'

Nikki Fried Slams Crist Over Abortion Flip-Flop for 'Political Gain'

Javier Manjarres
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September 3, 2021
The 2022 Democratic Gubernatorial primary race between Rep. Charlie Crist and Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried has officially heated up with Fried taking a veiled swipe at Rep. Crist over his flip-flopping on Abortion. The key to winning the Democratic nomination for governor is to win over the Progressive base of the party. Fried is going […]
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Progressive Omari Hardy Says he Won't Take PAC Money, Won't Work With Republicans

Progressive Omari Hardy Says he Won't Take PAC Money, Won't Work With Republicans

Javier Manjarres
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July 1, 2021
State Rep. Omari Hardy (D) is arguably the most Progressive Democrat legislator in Florida and has based his entire congressional campaign on being progressive, but while he touts that his campaign is “not taking corporate PAC money” or money from federal lobbyists,” he has accepted money for state-level political committees and lobbyists.
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Progressive Hillsborough School Board Shuts Down Minority Charter Schools

Progressive Hillsborough School Board Shuts Down Minority Charter Schools

Javier Manjarres
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June 28, 2021
The Progressive Hillsborough County School Board had drawn the proverbial Crayola line in the schoolyard against Department of Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran and are expected to stand by their decision to deny the contract renewals of four public charter schools and the application refusal of two others.
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Val Demings Announces Senate run Against Rubio

Val Demings Announces Senate run Against Rubio

Javier Manjarres
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June 9, 2021
Rep. Val Demings (D) has officially announced that she is running against Senator Marco Rubio for the U.S. Senate.
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Alex Penelas and Daniella Levine Cava set table for progressive food fight

Alex Penelas and Daniella Levine Cava set table for progressive food fight

Javier Manjarres
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July 1, 2020
The Miami political boogie down is in full swing as the contentious non-partisan Miami-Dade County mayoral race is starting to define itself as a Progressive vs. Republican Lucha libre match, as candidates begin to fling mud and throw barbs at one another.
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