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Trouble in the Biden campaign: suppressing Hispanic vote/racial issues


From the Hill:


A group of 94 field organizers for former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign sent a letter to the the state Democratic Party claiming the Biden campaign is "suppressing the Hispanic vote" in Central Florida and mistreating staff. 
The letter, which was obtained by the Miami Herald Saturday, alleges that the Biden campaign mistreated field organizers and relocated trained staff members without adequate explanation. 
A handful of Puerto Rican, Spanish-speaking organizers were moved from a heavily Puerto Rican part of Florida to north Florida against their wishes, the group alleges.
"The [Coordinated Campaign of Florida] is suppressing the Hispanic vote by removing Spanish-speaking organizers from Central Florida without explanation, which fails to confront a system of white-dominated politics we are supposed to be working against as organizers of a progressive party," the letter reads, according to the Herald.

Sounds familiar, VERY familiar. Must be a Democrat thing.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-met-jb-pritzker-federal-lawsuit-20181017-story.html


Three weeks before Election Day, staffers who have worked for J.B. Pritzker’s campaign have filed a federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in their months on the job, accusations the Democratic governor candidate quickly called “just not true.”
The lawsuit comes in the final stretch of an increasingly bitter campaign between Pritzker and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner that has seen both sides break spending records and accuse one another of criminal activity.
The lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges that African-American and Latino campaign staffers “are herded into race-specific positions where they are expected to interact with the public, offered no meaningful chance for advancement, and receive less favorable treatment than their white counterparts.” Of the 10 campaign staffers named as plaintiffs in the suit, nine are black and one is a Latina.

Now it makes perfect sense!


A day before the Illinois primary, Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker is endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden for president — calling him the “right candidate to beat Donald Trump.”
”As our nation faces some of the biggest challenges of our time, I know Vice President Joe Biden is the right candidate to beat Donald Trump and lead us into a new era,” Pritzker told the Chicago Sun-Times in a statement.
Pritzker — the billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist turned governor — has repeatedly said he would stay out of the Democratic primary.
“I’m for the Democrat,” Pritzker said time and time again.


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