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Florida Democratic Party Hires New Communication Director

The Florida Democratic Party continues to build its team under newly elected Chairwoman Terrie Rizzo, announcing their most recent hire of Caroline Rowland to serve as Communications Director. “I am excited to announce that Caroline will be joining the Florida Democratic Party as Communications Director,” said Chairwoman Terrie Rizzo. “I am confident her enthusiasm for…

Gov. Scott Pulls Flip-Flop In Clumsy Attempt to Distance Himself From Trump

Rick Scott tried to distance himself from his pal Donald Trump with a tweet condemning the President’s racist “shithole countries” comment. But, the Florida Democratic Party says it see Scott’s tweet for what it is – a clumsy attempt to appease voters to further his political ambitions. The truth is that Governor Scott passed up multiple opportunities…

Trump’s racist remarks condemned; apology demanded

President Trump said the following during Thursday’s immigration meeting with a group of senators: “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” According to the story, which The Washington Post broke, he made the comment in reference to Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries. People quickly condemned the comments, and several news outlets took time to…

Scott Paints Misleading Picture But the Truth Is Florida Schools, Health, and Economy Not So Rosy

In response to Rick Scott’s misleading “State of the State” address, Chairwoman Terrie Rizzo of the Florida Democratic Party issues the following statement: “Rick Scott can try to paint a rosy picture, but the facts and experiences of Floridians speak for themselves. The reality is this: under Rick Scott and his self-serving agenda, Florida families in…

Rick Scott’s Flip-Flopping on Offshore Drilling Puts Him in Uncomfortable Spotlight

TALLAHASSEE, FL – The backlash against Rick Scott is continuing, as the spotlight on his long and well documented record of backing drilling off Florida’s beaches and shores keeps getting brighter. Here’s what they’re saying: Politifact: Gov. Rick Scott’s Full Flop on oil drilling:“Scott’s statement [opposing drilling off Florida’s coasts] led to claims that Scott had flip-flopped on offshore oil…

Feel like tearing your hair out over the state of politics today?

The Collier County Democratic Club has the answer for you. At the club’s next meeting, we’ll hear from local therapist Michael J. O’Brien on how to cope will all the bad news washing over us these days. The meeting is on January 22, 2018 at the offices of the Collier County Education Association, 6710 Lone Oak Blvd. Collier County Democratic Club  has been…

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Senator Bill Nelson Accuses Trump of Playing Politics With Florida’s Coastline

Florida Senator Bill Nelson has accused the Trump Administration of playing political football with Florida’s coastline. Four days after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced plans to allow oil drilling off Florida’s coast, he reversed his decision this week. “I have spent my entire life fighting to keep oil rigs away from our coasts,” Senator Nelson…