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U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell’s District Swearing-in Ceremony

U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell’s District Swearing-in Ceremony

HOMESTEAD – Surrounded by residents and South Miami-Dade leaders, Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, newly elected to represent Florida’s 26th congressional district, held a swearing-in ceremony at Miami-Dade College’s Homestead Campus. The ceremony was led by County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava and the oath was officiated by the Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, Nikki Fried. The event ended […]

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Jamaican-American Senator Kamala Harris Announces Bid for Presidency

Jamaican-American Senator Kamala Harris Announces Bid for Presidency

CALIFORNIA – California Senator Kamala Harris, who is of Jamaican Heritage, announced her official run for president on Monday, January 21, 2019. Harris, the product of an Indian mother and a Jamaican father – both civil rights activist, was educated at Howard University in Washington, and the University of California. She started out as deputy […]

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Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness Chosen as Vice Mayor for Broward County

Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness Chosen as Vice Mayor for Broward County

Broward County – The Broward County Commission unanimously voted for Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness (District 9) to serve as Vice Mayor today at its Reorganization meeting.   The Broward County Charter stipulates that Commissioners, elected from single member districts, vote annually in November for the position of Mayor and Vice Mayor.  Vice Mayor Holness was elected in 2010 […]

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Kittitian, Tregenza Roach is Lt. Governor-elect of the USVI

Kittitian, Tregenza Roach is Lt. Governor-elect of the USVI

Bryan-Roach ticket trounces outgoing Governor Mapp in run-off ST. THOMAS,  VIRGIN ISLANDS – St. Kitts born Tregenza Roach will occupy the second highest elected office in the United States Virgin Islands come January 2019. The Albert Bryan-Tregenza Roach gubernatorial ticket defeated incumbent Ronald-Mapp in a run-off on Tuesday (Nov. 20th). According to V.I. Consortium, the Bryan-Roach […]

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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson thanks people of Florida for privilege of public service

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson thanks people of Florida for privilege of public service

ORLANDO – U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson issued the following statement today (Nov. 18) on the final results of Florida’s U.S. Senate race: “Well, things worked out a little differently than Grace and I had hoped. But let me say, I by no measure feel defeated. “And that’s because I have had the privilege of serving […]

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Could Race For Florida Governor be Headed For Recount?

Could Race For Florida Governor be Headed For Recount?

Gillum for Governor Campaign on Counting Every Vote TALLAHASSEE – Today, Gillum for Governor communications director Johanna Cervone made the following statement on the tightening result in the Florida governor’s race: “On Tuesday night, the Gillum for Governor campaign operated with the best information available about the number of outstanding ballots left to count. Since that […]

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Diddy to Headline Mayor Gillum’s Bring It Home Midnight Rally at FAMU

Diddy to Headline Mayor Gillum’s Bring It Home Midnight Rally at FAMU

TALLAHASSEE – On Monday, November 5, the night before Election Day, Sean “Diddy” Combs will headline a Bring It Home Midnight Rally and Concert at Florida A&M University Lawson Center 1800 Wahnish Way, Tallahassee, FL 32310 . The Bring It Home Midnight Rally will include appearances by DJ Khaled, Tiffany Haddish, Will Packer and Monica and more, in […]

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How to Be Prepared for the November 6th General Election in Broward County

How to Be Prepared for the November 6th General Election in Broward County

Broward County – Early voting will close at all 22 sites at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 4th.  On Tuesday, November 6th, polls will open for Broward County voters who were registered to vote by October 9, 2018. Voting hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.   The Supervisor of Elections, Dr. Brenda Snipes would […]

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President Obama to Stump For Nelson, Other Florida Dems

President Obama to Stump For Nelson, Other Florida Dems

ORLANDO – Former President Barack Obama will campaign alongside Florida’s leading Democratic candidates on Nov. 2 in Miami. Obama’s visit comes on behalf U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and other Democratic candidates on the Nov. 6 election ballot. “Barack Obama has been my friend since I first introduced him to Florida in 2005, when he was a rising political star,” […]

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Kamala Harris stumps for Bill Nelson to galvanize early vote

Kamala Harris stumps for Bill Nelson to galvanize early vote

MIAMI – When two U.S. senators visited four predominantly African-American churches near Miami Sunday morning, they were greeted by overflow crowds and national media. One of the guests was Florida’s U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, who brought with him one of country’s fastest rising political stars, California’s U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris. Harris, who is in Florida to stump for Nelson’s re-election, was greeted by […]

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