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Alan Grayson gets nod from Progressive Democrats of America

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U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson has won the national endorsement of the Progressive Democrats of America in his race for the Democratic nomination to run for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat, he said Thursday. The group, which held a townhall-style teleconference with Grayson last week, had been backing him informally since before he officially entered the race last summer. A news release from Grayson’s Senate campaign states that last month 90 percent of the PDA’s Florida membership voted to endorse him. Grayson is facing…

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Progressive Democrats of America join call from left for Debbie Wasserman Schultz to step down from DNC post

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The drumbeat from the left continues for Debbie Wasserman Schultz to step down from her post as chair of the Democratic National Committee, this time from the Progressive Democrats of America. The organization has joined a petition drive by progressive Democratic groups, Roots Action and Credo Action, calling for her to step down. The Progressive Democrats of America contend, in an email that went out to members and others last night, that she has been “lousy at her job which…

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Central Florida grassroots Dems get busy early for Bernie Sanders

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The Florida Presidential Primary is six months away, and while the focus has been on Iowa and New Hampshire in the daily “he blinked … she said …” second-by-second coverage, the faithful in the Sunshine State are getting ready, none more than those working for the second-place runner for the Democrats. Already groups of supporters for Republicans Ben Carson, the former brain surgeon, and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul have the only active and working organizations in Polk County and the…

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