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Florida Leadership Council Congratulates Tom Keen on HD35 Victory

FLC’s Six-Figure Investment Played Critical Role in Flipping this GOP Seat ORLANDO – The Florida Leadership Council – a group of more than 100 former legislators, elected officials and veteran Democratic activists – congratulates Tom Keen on his victory in the HD 35 special election.  The FLC partnered with the Florida House Democratic Campaign Committee […]

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Florida Leadership Council announces first wave of 2024 endorsements

The Florida Leadership Council — a group of more than 100 former legislators, elected officials and veteran Democratic activists from across the state — announced its first round of endorsements for the 2024 election cycle. The group is throwing its weight behind four candidates who will be vital to Democrats’ efforts to flip the six seats necessary

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Well, Gov. DeSantis, we know who you really are | Dick Batchelor

Dear Gov. DeSantis, Let’s talk about principles. Since you studied at Yale and Harvard Law, it’s probably a safe bet that you’re well acquainted with the teachings of some of the world’s greatest thinkers and scholars on the subject. So tell me, Gov. DeSantis, which principles of freedom and government are guiding you as Florida’s

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Imagine running on issues rather than slinging mud | Bill Cotterell

A group of experienced, knowledgeable, caring former state legislators and other government officials is trying to slow down Florida’s headlong rush to the right. Former Attorney General Bob Butterworth, a moderate Democrat who served at almost every level of Florida government, knows what he’s talking about. If he’s concerned about the direction our state is

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‘A fresh and needed voice of reason’: Florida Leadership Council endorses Ashley Gantt in HD 109

The Florida Leadership Council (FLC) is throwing its collective weight behind Democratic community leader, lawyer and entrepreneur Ashley Gantt’s bid to represent north-central Miami-Dade County in House District 109. The group’s members include Broward County Commissioner Nan Rich, former U.S. Rep. Larry Smith, former Attorney General Bob Butterworth, former Education Commissioner Betty Castor, former state Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink, former Florida

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Lauren Book wins endorsement from new committee of former state leaders

A newly formed political committee composed of leaders from all levels of government and a large spectrum of political persuasions threw its weight behind Lauren Book’s re-election bid Tuesday. Democratic Senate Leader Book’s race to represent Broward County’s Senate District 35 is the first one that the Florida Leadership Council has weighed in on. The group cited Book’s leadership

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