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Mitch Perry Report for 9.28.16 — Our bodies, our politicians

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During the first half-hour or so of Monday night’s presidential debate, there was plenty of chatter on Twitter on what appeared to be a case of the sniffles being suffered by Donald J. Trump. Former Vermont governor and NBC News commentator Howard Dean speculated it might have to do with cocaine use. “Notice Trump sniffing all the time. Coke user?” he tweeted, which has now gotten him into a lot of hot water. Now, I’m not going to spin a few words about the…

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Stonewall Democrats blast Deborah Clark for registering voters at Chick-Fil-A locations

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Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark’s push to register new voters at nine Chick-Fil-A restaurants located throughout Pinellas is not sitting well with the Pinellas County Stonewall Democrats, who say the decision is highly partisan and is “completely disrespectful” to the LGBT community. Susan McGrath,  the head of the Stonewall Democrats of Pinellas County, blasted Clark’s decision to register voters at the fast-food establishment, whose president, Dan Cathy, has made numerous statements opposing same-sex marriage.  “As an elected official, you have a duty…

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Pinellas election supervisor says, ‘Eat more chicken and register to vote’

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Tomorrow is the fourth Tuesday in September. More importantly, it’s National Voter Registration Day and local, national and state organizations are finding unusual ways to encourage people to register. Pinellas Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark has one idea – combine voter registration with food. Chicken, that is. Clark will have will have election ambassadors available at Pinellas County Chick-fil-A® restaurants from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday to help citizens with voter registration. Anyone needing to register to vote, update their voter…

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