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McClatchy : In a sign that Democrat Barack Obama will be competitive in Florida, the nation's largest swing state, a ...
by kos
Comment Count 55 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2008 at 01:00 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
I smell fear in South Florida. President Bush will raise money for Lincoln and Mario-Diaz Balart ...
by kos
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Jun 20, 2008 at 12:50 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
The news is out on Swing State Project: Raul Martinez and Joe Garcia have made the list of South Florida candidates-to-back by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Read ...
by Larry Thorson
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jun 18, 2008 at 07:40 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The Democratic congresswoman from Florida’s District 20 held a town meeting Thursday evening and defended herself against assertions that she's not doing enough for three Democratic ...
by Larry Thorson
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2008 at 11:45 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
We may have a hard time getting our local Democratic congressmen to back fellow Democratic challengers, but how about a nice letter from Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, James E. Clyburn, Rahm Emanuel and ...
by Larry Thorson
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2008 at 07:01 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Since the beginning of the 2006 election cycle, I have generally been quite pleased, and impressed, by the performance of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. I think they've made some ...
by Arjun Jaikumar
Comment Count 229 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2008 at 10:53 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
What is it wrong with this picture? For the first time in a generation the Dems have two strong challengers in South Florida: Cuban Americans Joe Garcia and Raul Martinez. Both are competing toe to ...
by pappo
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2008 at 12:00 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
For the first time since Pappa Bush screwed up the response to Hurricane Andrew in largely Cuban American south Dade County (an obviously genetic flaw which foreshadowed Shrub's response to Katrina ...
by Barry in MIA
Comment Count 102 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2008 at 08:31 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Here's an interesting article I just read on Reuters : Republicans losing grip on ...
by Hjiorst
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2008 at 11:35 AM PST with 4 Recommends
OK, the battle commences. Weasly Republican words vs. solid Democratic challenges. This is South Florida, and Joe Garcia, a Democratic strategist and progressive leader, launches his challenge to ...
by Larry Thorson
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Feb 07, 2008 at 10:45 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Here’s great news from South Florida: Joe Garcia, chairman of the Miami-Dade County Democratic Party and a national leader among Hispanic electoral strategists, will announce on Thursday he&...
by Larry Thorson
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2008 at 03:15 PM PST with 4 Recommends
We have a new entry on the list of hot races for 2008, with the entry of long-time Hialeah mayor Raul Martinez in Florida'
by Arjun Jaikumar
Comment Count 54 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2008 at 09:01 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Raul Martinez, the former mayor of Hialeah, who is largely credited with greening and turning around the city in his time of service, has announced a run for the 21st Congressional district against ...
by Progressive America
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2008 at 08:09 PM PST with 15 Recommends