MIAMI — Progressive activists backing Joe Biden in Florida say they’ve made millions of phone calls, sent hundreds of thousands of text messages and even written thousands of letters to persuade voters to support the Democratic presidential nominee.



a group of people standing in front of a building: Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden waves as he departs after speaking with veterans and military families in Tampa, Florida, on September 15, 2020.


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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden waves as he departs after speaking with veterans and military families in Tampa, Florida, on September 15, 2020.

But one thing they’re largely not doing — and growing increasingly worried about — is talking to voters face to face.

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Now, with the number of coronavirus cases down from their July peak in Florida and Election Day less than six weeks away, the state’s largest left-leaning grassroots organizations and political field operations are making a last-minute push to get back in front of voters in a crucial battleground state where President Donald Trump’s campaign has been on the ground since

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