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Carlos Gimenez Ready to Take on Debbie Mucarsel-Powell in South Florida

With 63 percent of the vote in, Gimenez had more than 60 percent of the vote. Former Metro-Dade Firefighters Union President Omar Blanco stood at 39.5 percent.

Carlos Gimenez Gets a Boost as He Challenges Debbie Mucarsel-Powell in South Florida

Florida Politics reported earlier this week that Mucarsel-Powell told volunteers she expects to be in “one of the toughest” races come November.

Cook Political Report Lowers Debbie Mucarsel-Powell’s Chances for a Second Term

On Friday, David Wasserman released his latest look at U.S. House races in November for the Cook Political Report.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Announces More Federal Funds for Florida Keys Water Quality Improvements

Last week, from her perch as the vice chairwoman of the U.S. House Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will send an...
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Marco Rubio Joins Senate Climate Solutions Caucus

The caucus is led by U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., and U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., and “promotes bipartisan discussion about climate policy and advocates for Congress to play a central role in addressing the challenge.”

Carlos Gimenez Launches Bid Against Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

Gimenez entering the race is a major coup for the GOP which was looking for a high profile candidate to challenge Mucarsel-Powell. Back in 2018, Mucarsel-Powell edged U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla. While there had been buzz that he could seek a rematch, Curbelo closed the door to that possibility.
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

South Florida Congresswoman Named to Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Leadership Post

Last week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., was appointed vice chair of House Democrats’ Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. Besides being a survivor of gun violence herself, Mucarsel-Powell lost her father to gun violence.
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Center for Politics Releases Forecast of 2020 Congressional Races Across Florida

On Thursday, the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics unveiled its latest look at the 2020 U.S. House races and made the Democrats the favorites to keep the chamber even while the GOP looks likely to control the U.S. Senate.

Carlos Lopez-Cantera Backs GOP Candidate to Challenge Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

Lopez-Cantera, who served as majority leader in the state House and as Miami Dade property appraiser before serving as Gov. Rick Scott’s understudy, announced on Wednesday that he was backing Vilarino for the Republican nomination.
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Florida Politicians Weigh in on Impeachment as Donald Trump Hit the State

Even as President Donald Trump headed to Florida to speak about Medicaid at the Villages, political leaders from the Sunshine State clashed on the possibility of impeaching him. 
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Latest GOP House Retirements Won’t Have an Impact on Florida Congressional Races

With two more congressmen bowing out on Monday, 20 Republicans in the U.S. House will not run for reelection in 2020--but the new departures shouldn’t have much of an impact in the Sunshine State.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Women’s Task Force Unveil Agenda for Latinas

While she is still in her first year on Capitol Hill, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., the first South American-born member of Congress, leads the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Women’s Task Force which was formed at the start of the year. 
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