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Kendall protestors call for ‘bully’ Frank Artiles to resign

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On Thursday, dozens of protesters gathered outside Frank Artiles‘ office in Kendall to protest racist and sexist slurs he used against Florida Senate colleagues. Constituents from his district called for his resignation, chanting outside the shuttered district office. The protest comes as elected officials, community leaders and organizations throughout the country demand he resigns from the Senate. “Frank Artiles is a bully,” said Miami-Dade Democratic chair Juan Cuba. “This latest embarrassment is only the most recent in a long string of hateful…

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2018 Democratic gubernatorial candidates to speak in St. Petersburg Saturday

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Four potential or actual Democratic candidates running for governor next year will speak in St. Petersburg on Saturday night. Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum, Central Florida businessman Chris King, Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine and former Tallahassee Congresswoman Gwen Graham will speak at the Democratic County Chairs Association (DCCA) weekend-long retreat kicking off at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park. Gillum and King are officially in the race. Levine is testing the waters, while Graham continues to inch closer to an announcement. The…

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13 members of Miami-Dade DEC file complaint over Stephen Bittel’s election as state committeeman

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The race for the Florida Democratic Party Chair position gets more contentious by the day. On Tuesday, thirteen members of the Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee filed a complaint to the Florida Democratic Party (FDP) regarding the special election held on December 20th during which Stephen Bittel was voted as Miami-Dade State Committeeman, defeating former state Senator Dwight Bullard. Bittel’s election made his eligible to run for the state party chair position next week in Orlando. The grievance sent to FDP Chair…

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