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Annette Taddeo perfectly represents the problem blacks have with Florida Democrats

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The last thing Democrat Annette Taddeo needs is another bump in the road on the so-far rocky campaign trail, but she may well have one on her hands. According to blogger and activist Jason Henry, Taddeo is not immune to some of the racially tinged criticisms that have befallen some of her Anglo counterparts in the Florida Democratic Party. Henry says that while he was working for the Crist for Governor campaign in 2014, he caught wind of Taddeo offering her private thoughts on the ever fraught dynamics between…

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National Democrats take aim at Carlos Curbelo

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The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee put first-term U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo on notice Friday, preemptively calling him a “One-Term-Wonder” in his highly competitive South Florida U.S. House seat. Specifically, the DCCC called out the Miami Republican for keeping a $10,000 contribution in soft money from his disgraced former House colleague Aaron Schock, who resigned in March following revelations the 33-year-old Illinois pol was using taxpayers’ money to front a lavish Downton Abbey-inspired remodeling of his Washington, D.C., office, among other financial no-nos. The…

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Email Insights: After seven hours, candidate Annette Taddeo is already ‘tired’

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After a grueling seven hours on the campaign trail, Annette Taddeo is already tired. Just hours after Charlie Crist’s former running mate announced she is running to unseat Carlos Curbelo in Florida’s 26th Congressional District, new audio from a local radio show shows Taddeo bailed on a scheduled interview – telling producers she was “too tired” to appear. This bout with fatigue came hours before Taddeo told MSNBC she was “middle class,” despite listing a net worth of $5,713,300 only…

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Email insights: NRCC places Annette Taddeo squarely in its sights

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Newly announced congressional candidate Annette Taddeo has already raised the ire of the National Republican Congressional Committee, which asks what constitutes “middle class”? In an opening attack email, NRCC spokesperson Chris Pack says it certainly isn’t Taddeo. She is challenging first-term Republican state Rep. Carlos Curbelo in Florida’s 26th Congressional District, which seesawed between the two parties in the past two election cycles. As proof, they provide a convenient link to a clip of Charlie Crist’s former running mate tell…

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