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Florida not feeling the Bern(ie)

March 9, 2016

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With Florida’s presidential primaries looming, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues to hold a big lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic contest, according to…


Poll: Hillary beats Jeb, Rubio and Ryan in 2016

January 11, 2013

The newest national poll by Public Policy Polling shows Hillary Clinton with a wide lead both among Democratic primary voters and against most of the big Republican names thought to be top contenders for their party’s…


Aronberg to run

June 5, 2009

State Senator Dave Aronberg (D-Greenacres) has announced that he will run for Florida Attorney General in 2010. He won’t be the only Democrat running. Fellow State Senator Dan Gelber of Miami Beach and 2006 Dem. governor…


Will Obama grassroots organization last

November 5, 2008

The Obama ground game – an army of volunteers, an unprecedented get-out-the-vote effort and the heavy use of internet technologies – swept Barack Obama into office. Will this political machine stay in place to help other…

What I learn about Democratic Convention

August 29, 2008

This week on IN Your Head Radio I interviewed several media persons at the National Democratic Convention in Denver – Mike Papantonio, Farron Cousins of Go Left Tv, Kenneth Quinnell of Florida Progressive Coalition, David Bender…

Critique of Democrats good

May 12, 2008

I received this email from one local Democrat: Recently, there was an article in the In-Weekly asking if the locally Democratic Party can get their act together. Many Democrats probably wanted to offer some critiques and…


Please stop, Hillary

May 7, 2008

From former chairman of the Escambia Couny Democratic Executive Committee, Ron Melton: It’s time Senator Clinton stopped her campaign for the presidency and told Democrats she will work hard to elect Senator Obama president. She’s run…


BAM! Obama will win nomination

May 7, 2008

Total Delegates: Barrack Obama 1815 Hillary Clinton 1672 North Carolina (99%) Obama 887,186 Clinton 654,484 Indiana (95%) Clinton 606,497 Obama 589,888 Read: Obama claims big N.C. victory Read: Clinton declares victory in Indiana…


Dems resurrection

May 7, 2008

The local Democrats are getting uppity. They actually think that they can win a local race in Okaloosa County. Ahhhhh, the optimism of youth. Read Daily News: Confident Dems: ‘We will win’…


No Escambia County delegate for National Convention

March 4, 2008

The Democrats met last weekend to chose the official delegates to the National Democratic Convention. No one from Escambia County was selected. No one. Judy Byrne Riley, Niceville – Clinton delegate Bill Vincent,Gulf Breeze – Edwards…

Hillary will win Florida in November

January 30, 2008

Did you notice how many people voted for Hillary Clinton – 856,944 (6900 of 6913 precincts). GOP winner John McCain only got 693,425. Yes, more Republicans voted overall – 1,835,822 to 1,679,710 – but Democratic candidates…

Dems didn’t get much done in 2007

January 4, 2008

The McClatchy Newspapers did a review of the 2007 Congressional year, and find the Democrats really didn’t accomplish much. Democrats won control of both houses of Congress in a stunning 2006 election victory by vowing to…


More GOP Congressmen in trouble

April 24, 2007

The Miami Herald has an article about two more Republican Congressmen in trouble for illegally profiting from their party leadership positions when the GOP held the majority in the House. On successive days, Wednesday and Thursday,…