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Ruth’s List picks 7 Florida candidates as “Women 2 Watch”

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Pro-abortion rights Democratic organization Ruth’s List included seven 2016 Florida House and Senate candidates on its “Women 2 Watch” list last week, which puts them in line for financial and campaign support. The only Senate candidate on the list so far is Lauren Book. Since filing for the seat in September, the District 33 candidate has had a string of blockbuster fundraising months and, through December, has more than $1.2 million cash-on-hand across her campaign and committee accounts. The group…

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Ruth’s List partners with Florida Democratic Party for training candidates

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Florida Democrats are launching a first-ever partnership with progressive activist group Ruth’s List to prepare the next generation of women seeking elected office. The Florida Democratic Party House and Senate Victory committee announced the yearlong collaboration with Ruth’s List Florida — the state’s largest resource for Democratic women – which includes a series of political retreats for prospective candidates. Nearly 20 candidates recruited to run for office in competitive districts across Florida attended the inaugural two-day training session this weekend. On…

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