“As 2020 looms, Florida Democrats are still dissecting 2018” via Matt Dixon of POLITICO Florida — A summary of the report from the Path to Power Commission, a panel established in January to autopsy Democratic losses in 2018 and chart a path for the 2020 presidential campaign, was released to a divided audience as Democrats gathered in Orlando for Leadership Blue. During an hourlong meeting to summarize the report, party officials and activists challenged co-chairs of the commission for what they saw as the report’s shortcomings. “I was disappointed that the Path to Power Commission did not include any analysis of the 2018 election in their presentation summarizing their long-awaited report,” said Juan Cuba, former head of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party and a critic of the state party’s leadership, including chairwoman Terrie Rizzo.
“Florida Democratic Party says it has a plan to beat Trump in 2020. Florida Democrats aren’t so sure.” via Steve Contorno of the Tampa Bay Times — A few dozen Democratic activists gathered in a small and steamy convention center room where they were told they would hear the Florida Democratic Party’s plan to start winning statewide elections. Or, as some Democrats see it, stop losing them. The blueprint? Compete in