Republicans Are Stopping Immigration Reform

From the Democratic National Committee: “While the majority of Americans support comprehensive immigration reform, Republicans continue to stand in its way. They have had more than enough time to get this done but continue to hide behind excuses. And the worst part is that they could make a choice to pass immigration reform tomorrow. There’s …

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Onward Democrats

Democrats had many successes in 2013 and must continue the good fight in 2014. The most important accomplishment of 2013 was the very positive results of President Obama“s Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare). In just a few months many uninsured Americans have joined the health care exchanges, many have applied for one of …

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Democrats Support Wal-Mart Black Friday Protests

Politico ran a story that started: “On Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days on the year, a group of seven Democratic lawmakers came out in support of Wal-Mart employees who are protesting the company to improve labor standards.” Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/11/walmart-black-friday-democrats-100485.html

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Rick Scott Fails to Lead on Education, Sides With Far Right

From the Florida Democratic Party: Tallahassee, FL — Yesterday, Rick Scott offered voters yet another failure on education. In his latest reversal, Rick Scott is now against the PARCC testing he advocated last year as a system that “will accurately measure whether our students are learning the skills they need to succeed in college and their …

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Iranian Nuclear Solution

In his weekly radio address, President Barack Obama spoke about an important first step toward a comprehensive solution that addresses our concerns with the Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear program. You can read the Full story at the White House Website.

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Remembering JFK

NPR Put together a great collection of stories regarding the 50th anniversary of our Nation’s loss of President John F. Kennedy. Read the full article on their website.

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Give ObamaCare a Chance

November 19, 2013 The rollout of the national website for The Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, has been off to a very rocky start. But the problems involved with it will be corrected and the Affordable care act will turn out to be a huge success in giving middle class, working class …

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Food Stamp Cuts Are Hurting Americans

NPR Reports that the recent food stamp cuts are causing families to make some difficult decisions. “When you think of Oregon and food, you probably think organic chicken, kale chips and other signs of a strong local food movement. What probably doesn’t come to mind? Food stamps. And yet, 21 percent of Oregon’s population – …

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Three Years Ago, Jeb Bush Showed Better Judgment

Florida Democrats posted an article recently discussing the faults of Jeb Bush: Today, in a show of pure partisan loyalty, former Governor Jeb Bush endorsed Rick Scott — a politician who Bush has historically not supported and broken with on key issues. After all, Bush attacked Rick Scott three years ago and aggressively supported his …

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Common Core Controversy in Central Florida

Leslie Postal of the Orlando Sentinel recently interviewed many Central Florida residents regarding the common core standards.  The following are some excerpts from the article. “Florida’s Common Core education standards make for dry reading. But they’ve created such a fierce political battle that when the state asked for public comments, more than 19,000 of them …

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