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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.

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...

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.
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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.

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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