Acting mostly along party lines, the Florida House and Senate passed a package of four bills protecting workers who remain defiant against Covid-19 vaccinations. Once signed by DeSantis — which is expected in the coming days — Florida will become the first state with a law imposing fines on companies that require a Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.
This is HUGE news as we can now support candidates to run to fight the duopoly as People’s Party candidates in the Sunshine State. Florida is a state that moves the country politically with more than 14 Million voters, a quarter of those are already registered as unaffiliated and surveys show that millions more are seeking out a better party. This is a significant and exciting development in the building of a major new party across the country.
Police try to enforce a curfew in Miami Beach after crowds linger, leading to a stampede.
The city has now extended the restrictions for at least 3 weeks.
Miami Beach police are taking drastic measures to impose a new curfew as spring breakers overwhelmed the city …
Wegen eines starken Andrangs von feiernden Besuchern inmitten der Corona-Pandemie haben die Behörden in Miami Beach im US-Bundesstaat Florida Ausgangssperren verhängt. Daraufhin kam es zu Straßenschlachten und mehr als 1000 Festnahmen.
Aggressive efforts by both parties to court South Florida’s Latin American diaspora have shaped Miami’s political landscape into a paranoid, anti-communist madhouse as Election Day nears.
Let’s MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! Get out and VOTE #TrumpPence2020!
In a nod to the importance of winning Pennsylvania in order to secure a second term, Trump will hold four rallies in the Keystone State on Saturday.
The president will then hold five rallies on Sunday, all in states he won in 2016 but where he is now on defense against Biden: Michigan, Iowa, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
Trump will hold five more rallies on Monday on the eve of Election Day. He will stop in North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, along with two events in Michigan. His final event will be in Grand Rapids, Mich., the same city where he held his final rally of the 2016 campaign.
Both former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump hosted rallies in Tampa, Florida, on Thursday, October 29, as part of their 2020 campaigns. Here’s a look at how many people attended those rallies, crowd size photos, and what happened at each.
NBC News National Political Reporter Monica Alba reports from Trump’s campaign rally in Tampa, Florida, says „the president seems to focused on dismissing Covid, Covid, Covid.“ Aired on 10/29/2020.
Democrats are sounding the alarm about weak voter turnout rates in Florida’s biggest county, Miami-Dade, where a strong Republican showing is endangering Joe Biden’s chances in the nation’s biggest swing state.
No Democrat can win Florida without a huge turnout and big winning margins here to offset losses elsewhere in the state. But Democrats are turning out at lower rates than Republicans and at lower rates than at this point in 2016, when Hillary Clinton won by 29 percentage points here and still lost the state to Donald Trump.
The poll shows both Biden and Trump garnering 48 percent of support among likely voters in the Sunshine State, while another 4 percent are unsure of how they will vote.
– Florida remains a close battleground state in the presidential election
– The current margin between Trump and Biden is just 2 percentage points
– Democratic nominee Joe Biden leads Trump up by 2 points in the Sunshine State
– Trump narrowly won Florida by just over 100,000 votes in 2016 against Clinto
(Sep 8, 2020)
In Florida gibt es starken Widerstand gegen Offshore-Ölförderung.
“If fast food and Walmart and Home Depot and look, I do all that, so I’m not looking down on it — but if all that is essential, then educating our kids is absolutely essential.”
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told reporters on Tuesday that the state will not reinstate restrictions or close businesses to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus.
“This ruling means hundreds of thousands of Floridians will be able to rejoin the electorate and participate in upcoming elections,” said Julie Ebenstein, senior staff attorney with ACLU’s Voting Rights Project. “This is a tremendous victory for voting rights.”
Protests occurred in Colorado, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee and Washington.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Monday announced that he is issuing a stay-at-home order for the southern portion of the state as the number of positive coronavirus cases grows.
The order will apply to Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Monroe counties through the middle of May.
The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) says that some GPS signals in Florida over the next few days will be jammed during military training exercises.
Between Sunday and Tuesday it sailed south from South Carolina past Georgia to Jacksonville, Florida, where there are several military bases.
Der Schütze war Behördenangaben zufolge ein Soldat der saudi-arabischen Luftwaffe. Er befand sich zur Ausbildung auf dem Stützpunkt Pensacola, erklärte der Gouverneur des Bundesstaates, Ron Desantis.
Alshamrani was one of 852 Saudi nationals in the United States training under the Pentagon’s security cooperation agreement with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Defense official said. Alshamrani, began his three-year course in August 2017 with English, basic aviation and initial pilot training.
Trumps dortiger Sieg trug im Jahr 2016 entscheidend dazu bei, dass der Republikaner mehr Wahlmännerstimmen als die favorisierte demokratische Kandidatin Hillary Clinton sammeln konnte, obwohl diese aufgrund ihres starken Abschneidens in anderen Staaten insgesamt drei Millionen Wählerstimmen mehr auf sich vereinte.
Tim Canova’s takes on what went wrong and the Florida recount insanity.
Republicans Ron DeSantis and Rick Scott would have seen their margins in the governor and Senate races increase had county officials in two Democratic counties met the recount deadline Thursday. In Hillsborough County, the officials were perfectly clear: They flatly refused to submit the recounted numbers even though they had them on time.
Fahrenheit 9/11 is a 2004 documentary film by American filmmaker, director and political commentator Michael Moore. The film takes a critical look at the presidency of George W. Bush, the War on Terror, and its coverage in the news media. The film is the highest grossing documentary of all time.
As the general counsel of Al Gore’s 2000 recount effort in Florida, I’m often asked this question about the Senate and gubernatorial recounts now going on there: Why does “this” keep happening in Florida?
(9.11.2018) Numbers released Friday by the Monroe County Supervisor of Elections show that in the Florida Keys, Gov. Rick Scott actually lost his bid for U.S. Senate by 10 votes.
The initial tally after Election Day showed he carried Monroe County by exactly one vote. But an election summary report sent out Friday afternoon shows incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson received 18,036 votes to Scott’s 18,026.
Der republikanische Gourverneur Rick Scott liegt im Rennen um einen Sitz im US-Senat mit 0,15 Prozentpunkten vor seinem Kontrahenten, dem Demokraten Bill Nelson. Die Gesetze des Bundesstaates schreiben eine Neuauszählung vor, wenn der Abstand zwischen den Kandidaten nur bis zu 0,5 Prozentpunkte beträgt.
(17.10.2018) Wasserman Schultz said she is campaigning on her experience.
„I’m going to continue to do that. Talk about my record, my service on the [House] Appropriations Committee as a senior member, my fight as a leader for funding for our veterans,“ she said.
Mayor Andrew Gillum, Florida’s first African American nominee for governor, says that his opponent Ron DeSantis‘ „monkey this up“ comment was used as a way to „incite“ his base.
“The last thing we need to do is to monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist agenda with huge tax increases and bankrupting the state,” said DeSantis to Smith.
Gillum, mayor of Tallahassee, is backed by Bernie Sanders and is campaigning on progressive policies. President Donald Trump has expressed his support for DeSantis.
Gillum was able to defeat former Democratic congresswoman Gwen Graham and former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, two establishment Democrats with a big-spending campaign despite spending the least amount of money and having the least television presence.
Die beiden Nominierungen folgen einem Muster, welches den heißen Herbst in den USA bestimmen wird: Ein Wettkampf der linksgerichteten Seite der Demokraten gegen die rechtsgerichtete Seite der Republikaner. Die Mitte beider Parteien verliert zunehmend an Boden. Zwischen den beiden Extremen wird entschieden werden, wer künftig in der Politik das Sagen haben wird.
Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum won the Republican and Democratic nominations for Florida governor Tuesday. The political establishment, in both cases, lost.
Neither party got their preferred gubernatorial candidate, and now a hard-charging conservative will square off against a liberal progressive in an encapsulation of the current political moment.
Running to the left of his rivals and despite being vastly outspent, the charismatic and proudly liberal Gillum built a devoted statewide following of progressives. He had a well-received message of social justice and lifting up the downtrodden and an appeal to Florida’s growing diversity.
(25.7.2016) Kurz vor Beginn dieses Parteitages trat Debbie Wasserman Schultz als Vorsitzende des Democratic National Committee (DNC) zurück. Der Grund dafür sind von WikiLeaks öffentlich gemachte E-Mails, die nahe legen, das DNC im Vorwahlkampf nicht (wie es die Statuten eigentlich verlangen) neutral war, sondern sich auf Seiten Clintons geschlagen hatte und für sie arbeitete (vgl. Clinton wählt Swing-State-Gouverneur und Abtreibungsgegner als „Running Mate“). Um Clintons Konkurrenten Bernie Sanders zu schaden, setzte man der Whistleblowerplattform zufolge auch unfaire Mittel ein – darunter auch eine – so WikiLeaks – „bezahlte Trollfabrik“.
(14.5.2018) In light of the ruling, Gov. Rick Scott’s administration — which has expressed concerns with how Broward County Election Supervisor Brenda Snipes has handled the case — told POLITICO that he’s reviewing the judge’s order and will have her office monitored.
“During the upcoming election, the Department of State will send a Florida elections expert from the Division of Elections to Supervisor Snipes’ office to ensure that all laws are followed so the citizens of Broward County can have the efficient, properly run election they deserve,” Scott’s office said in a written statement.
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Im vergangenen Monat, am 23.3.2018 wurde der dreissigjährige Afroamerikaner Linus Phillip, Vater zweier Kinder, durch vier Schüsse in den Rücken von der Polizei an einer Wawa-Tankstelle in Largo im U.S.-Bundesstaat Florida regelrecht wie im Blutrausch durch das Beifahrerfenster hingerichtet, nachdem die Beamten ihn zu einer Verkehrskontrolle dort zum Anhalten herausgewunken hatten.
The US state of Florida has proven itself to possess a rather formidable and eclectic outlet for some of the most destructively talented extreme metal bands in recent memory. From longtime metalcore performers Underoath to recent downtempo act Traitors, the blackened Deicide to Cynic and more; there’s something for everyone in the ole „sunshine state.“ Today’s band, Monotheist,is a progressive death metal outfit from Orlando that has just released its debut full length album…so let’s talk about it. We’ve already reviewed Rivers of Nihil recently, so let’s get down to another prog-deathsterpiece.
March 26, 2018