Joe Biden’s Commission should propose an expansion of the District Courts and the Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Alan Cohn is a prizewinning television journalist who has won prizes for reporting on public and corporate corruption. He is running against a multimillionaire insurance executive.
The presidential election could be decided in the House of Representatives. These twenty-four races in nine delegations could make the difference.
A reader asked. Can you put together a list of 30 candidates for the House of Representatives for whom donations would make a difference? Some Senate candidates, too?
After a single term in the Florida House of Representatives, Adam Hattersley is running for Congress. Can he win this seat which has not had a Democratic representative since 1995?
Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. New York City's Constitution, October summary and worries for November Political Note #246 Margaret Good FL CD 16 2020 General Election Resist the false start. Don’t begin: Margaret the Good versus the Evil Billionaire. This is politics, not a comic book. Margaret Good https://margaretgood.com/ has already defeated the son. In a special election in 2018, she defeated James Buchanan 52-47. She was reelected to FL HD 72 in November 51-49. This is a Republican district. 51-49. Now she is targeting the father, the Congressman from Sarasota. Vern Buchanan is the 8th…
Debbie Mucarsel's mother left a prosperous, but apparently, dangerous life in Ecuador with her several daughters. An immigrant to California at age fourteen, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell would watch her mother work two jobs to keep going. She would watch her three older sisters become Americans. She would figure out what works in North America, what allows people to become successful.
After graduating from the University of Florida and Stetson College of Law, Kristen Carlson worked as a prosecutor in Pasco County. After that, she worked for the Florida Department of Citrus in Lakeland as a Senior Attorney and General Counsel for 12 years. She left government work to head an orange juice trade association. That made her a lobbyist. Not a popular role these days, but good experience in learning how to get things done in Congress.
Andrew Gillum was President of the student body of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) -- an Historically Black University. He was elected to a one year term as a City Commissioner, then to a regular four year term after that. He was elected to two more four year terms after the first one. As a Commissioner, he focused on kids. He brought technology to youth and to the schools, opened a teen center, created a focus on restorative justice for youth, and supported the creation of a downtown park. He was elected Mayor with 76% of the vote.
She grew up just outside of Miami's Little Havana. Her dad, a store manager, sickened, lost his job, his health insurance, and died while Mary was in high school. She learned what it was like when life is tough. She worked in fast food. She worked as a maid, dishwasher, waitress, bartender. She remembers the low wages, she remembers the sexual harassment. She was fortunate in her mother -- who was a military veteran and could provide some support. She was fortunate in her talent and her drive. She went to the University of Miami intending to learn how to conduct an orchestra. She got a law degree instead. She become a federal public defender She was elected to Florida's state court -- the state's eleventh circuit.