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Florida Politics reported earlier this week that Mucarsel-Powell told volunteers she expects to be in “one of the toughest” races come November.
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.
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.
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.
Noting that Mucarsel-Powell accepted a donation from billionaire Tom Steyer, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination and a leading advocate for impeaching President Donald Trump, the NRCC took aim at the freshman Democrat on Thursday.
The money will be used to cut down on noise which has impacted almost 100 homes around the airport.
Omar has drawn fire in recent weeks for anti-Semitic comments and for recent comments about the Maduro regime in Venezuela.