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Tampa Democrats work to woo black voters to get behind Hillary Clinton

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With the registration deadline to vote in the November election approaching next week, the Democratic Party and their allies held a couple of events in Tampa this weekend to attempt to get as many voters as possible on the rolls. While U.S. Senate hopeful Patrick Murphy fired up volunteers as they prepared to register voters Sunday in Ybor City, another event — designed to get more black voters registered — was held Saturday at a barbershop. For Our Future, a liberal super PAC created by Tom…

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Victor Crist insists entire BOCC wants to pass an effective wage-theft ordinance

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For the second time in the past month, the conservative editorial page at the Tampa Tribune is taking the five Republicans on the Hillsborough County Commission to task for their approach in resisting a proposal offered by Democrat Kevin Beckner on a wage-theft ordinance. Last week the GOP-led majority of the BOCC fought back efforts to pass a wage-theft ordinance based on a model created in Miami-Dade County in 2010, the first such ordinance of its type in Florida and one still…

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