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Orange Democrats, activists protest over earned sick time, Gov. Scott – FOX 35 News Orlando

Sep 11, 2014 Comments Off on Orange Democrats, activists protest over earned sick time, Gov. Scott – FOX 35 News Orlando Wes Hodge

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) –It was billed as a protest over citizens being denied earned sick time leave.  The activists who gathered in Orlando on Thursday did …

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Partisan elections good for transparency: My Word – Orlando Sentinel

Sep 9, 2014 Comments Off on Partisan elections good for transparency: My Word – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

This fall, Orange County voters will have the opportunity to bring more transparency to our local elections by making all county races provide basic party labels. The Orlando Sentinel published …

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Senator Bill Nelson Wants Bill Allowing Anti-ISIS Strikes in Syria | TIME

Sep 2, 2014 Comments Off on Senator Bill Nelson Wants Bill Allowing Anti-ISIS Strikes in Syria | TIME Wes Hodge

After the apparent beheading of a second American journalist by ISIS MORE ISIS Video Purports to Show Killing of Second American Journalist Group Accuses Extremists of War Crimes in Iraq …

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Video, Photos: Crist and Rich show unity in Fla-Dems’ rally in Orlando – Orlando Sentinel

Aug 29, 2014 Comments Off on Video, Photos: Crist and Rich show unity in Fla-Dems’ rally in Orlando – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

In a show of party unity after a sometimes-contentious primary election, 2014 Democratic gubernatorial nominee Charlie Crist embraced former challenger Nan Rich to the delight of cheering supporters, during a rally at the …

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12 things we learned from Florida’s elections this week – Orlando Sentinel

Aug 28, 2014 Comments Off on 12 things we learned from Florida’s elections this week – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

Here are 12 lessons from this week’s elections. Some inspiring. Some depressing. Some funny. 1. You people lie. I know it’s harsh for me to start off with such an ugly …

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TALLAHASSEE: Sheldon wins Democratic primary for Florida AG – Political Currents – MiamiHerald.com

Aug 27, 2014 Comments Off on TALLAHASSEE: Sheldon wins Democratic primary for Florida AG – Political Currents – MiamiHerald.com Wes Hodge

TALLAHASSEE — George Sheldon easily beat Rep. Perry Thurston, D-Fort Lauderdale, Tuesday for the Democratic nomination for Attorney General. The double-digit victory by the veteran of Florida government ensures yet another …

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Democrats to Scott, Bondi: Stop fighting against marriage equality | Naked Politics

Aug 22, 2014 Comments Off on Democrats to Scott, Bondi: Stop fighting against marriage equality | Naked Politics Wes Hodge

A day after a federal judge struck down Florida’s ban on same-sex marriages, the state Democratic Party urged Republican Gov. Rick Scottto let the decision stand. “While we had a great victory yesterday, …

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Democrats say CD10 needs Hispanic clout – Orlando Sentinel

Aug 20, 2014 Comments Off on Democrats say CD10 needs Hispanic clout – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

As Leon County Circuit Judge Terry Lewis decides the fate of virtually all the Congressional districts in Central Florida, some of the area’s Democratic state lawmakers gathered inKissimmee and Orlando to decry the possibility that …

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Orange County voters will decide whether constitutional officers should be nonpartisan, term-limited. – Orlando Sentinel

Aug 20, 2014 Comments Off on Orange County voters will decide whether constitutional officers should be nonpartisan, term-limited. – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

Orange County commissioners voted late Tuesday to ask voters to make constitutional officers such as the sheriff and tax collector term-limited, nonpartisan races. Commissioners already had agreed in May to …

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Democrat attorneys face off for Orange clerk post – Orlando Sentinel

Aug 16, 2014 Comments Off on Democrat attorneys face off for Orange clerk post – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

A pair of Democratic lawyers are squaring off in an Aug. 26 primary to become Orange County’s next Clerk of Circuit Court. County Commissioner Tiffany Moore Russell faces attorney James …

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