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Bernie Sanders wins Florida Young Dems straw poll 89%-11%

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to win Florida’s Democratic presidential primary contest on Tuesday over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, but the generational enthusiasm gap was evidenced in a big way in a straw poll conducted by the state’s Young Democrats. Sanders blew out Clinton by an overwhelming margin among Florida Young Dems, taking in 88.5 percent of the vote with more than 1,000 ballots cast, according to the group in a release Tuesday morning. “We are thrilled at the level…

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Campaign Weekender for May 14-16

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Charlie Crist will be opening his Campaign Headquarters at 10 a.m. at 300 Beach Drive in downtown St. Petersburg.  For more information, please visit Crist’s campaign website here. State senator and candidate for attorney general Dan Gelber will be at a meet and greet at 9:00 a.m. at the Pinellas Democratic Party office.  For more information, please click here. Former U.S. Senate candidate and current state Senate candidate Kevin Burns is having a fundraiser at 5:00 p.m. at 1811 North…

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2009 Netroots Awards: The Good, the Bad and the Undeserved

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The 2009 Florida Netroots Awards winners were announced this afternoon in Orlando at the Florida Democratic Party convention. Finalists previously had been revealed on the Florida Progressive Coalition blog. There were a record 645 voters this year, shattering last year’s record and dwarfing the 100 or so who voted in the inaugural Awards competition in 2007. (Update: The Reid Report shares some of my opinion that Kendrick Meek did not deserve all of the hardware he won.) Without further ado,…

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