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In wake of loss to Donald Trump, Hillsborough County Democrats get surge of requests to join their party

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At their first event since being devastated by the results of the presidential election, there was literally not enough room to contain the number of Democrats who showed up at the Hillsborough County Democratic Executive Committee meeting in Ybor City Monday night. A second room adjoining the main boardroom at the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County facility was opened to contain the overflow crowd. “We’ve been inundated since the election,” said Ione Townsend, the chair of the Hillsborough County DEC. Although officially only 14…

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Kevin Beckner endorsed by pro-LGBT Victory Fund

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Kevin Beckner has nabbed a prestigious endorsement from the national Victory Fund for his bid to become Hillsborough County’s next Clerk of the Circuit Court. “Kevin Beckner has been a champion for equality by working to successfully pass a countywide Domestic Partner Registry, overturning a ban on Gay Pride, and getting a countywide Human Rights Ordnance passed,” said Aisha Moodie-Mills, president of the Victory Fund. “Kevin has also worked to balance the budget, attract new businesses to Hillsborough County, been…

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Victory Fund blog: Marco Rubio is ‘horrible’ on gay issues

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The Victory Fund’s blog,, has this post today, Is Marco Rubio Anti-Gay? The article explores the philosophies of Rubio and Charlie Crist. Could Floridians find out too late that they voted for a staunchly anti-gay U.S. senator? Florida’s leading GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate, Marco Rubio, doesn’t like to talk about social issues now that he’s the clear front runner for his party’s nomination. In fact, his campaign Web site is silent on key issues important to the…

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