Miami Herald: Democrat seeks rematch against Ros-Lehtinen

Hoping to ride a wave of discontent against President Donald Trump, a Democrat who lost to Miami Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen last year plans to challenge her again in 2018 — though she has been one of Trump’s most vocal Republican critics. Scott Fuhrman, who will announce his campaign Monday, said he expects anger at Trump…

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Press Release: South Florida Businessman Scott Fuhrman Launches Campaign for Congress

Fuhrman: District 27 Incumbent Part Of Problem; Helps Keep Right Wing Party In Control of Congress Miami, Fla. – After running the most competitive race against incumbent Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in nearly three decades, fourth generation Miamian and businessman Scott Fuhrman today announced the start of his 2018 campaign. He pledged to bring representation that…

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Sunshine State News: Democrats Start to Take Aim at Ileana Ros-Lehtinen for 2018

As they try to find a path to flip the U.S. House in 2018, Democrats are increasingly focused on taking down U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the current dean of the Florida delegation. First elected to Congress in a special election back in 1989, Ros-Lehtinen has often concentrated on international issues, becoming the first woman…

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Press Release: Councilman Holloway Endorses Scott Fuhrman

South Miami, FL — Scott Fuhrman, businessman and Democratic candidate for Florida’s 27th Congressional District issued the following statement on Key Biscayne Village Councilman Theo Holloway’s recent endorsement: “I’m humbled to earn the endorsement of Councilman Theo Holloway. He has been a champion working to improve communication with residents, and a leader in the fight…

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Press Release: Sen. Dwight Bullard Endorses Scott Fuhrman for Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21st, 2016 South Miami, FL — Scott Fuhrman, businessman and Democratic candidate for Florida’s 27th congressional district issued the following statement on Senator Dwight Bullard’s recent endorsement of Scott in the primary: “I’m humbled to earn the endorsement of a State Senator, teacher, party leader, and community advocate like Sen. Bullard….

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America needs a better system of paid leave for parents

Currently, there are only 4 countries in the world without paid maternity leave: Liberia, Papa New Guinea, Swaziland… and… the United States. America is a global powerhouse, yet we do so little for our children and new parents. This is obviously not right and it’s not how we should be governing. We must do better….

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Florida Politics: Will Scott Fuhrman become the ‘accidental congressman?’

Could Scott Fuhrman, challenging Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in Florida’s 27th Congressional District, be this year’s Tim Mahoney? And is there a path for Fuhrman to become 2016’s “accidental” member of Congress that doesn’t involve Ros-Lehtinen having a Mark Foley-like implosion? Increasingly, the answer to both questions keeps inching toward “yes.” The Cook Political Report recently…

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Sunshine State News: Ros-Lehtinen Calls for Action on Zika as CD 27 Grows More Competitive

Possibly facing a more competitive race in November than she is used to, South Florida Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen called on the GOP leadership to do more to battle Zika. Ros-Lehtinen pointed to new Zika cases in Miami-Dade County on Monday. “The report that locally transmitted Zika cases have been confirmed in Miami Beach highlights…

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Roll Call: Zika Spending Stalemate in Congress Spills Over into Campaigns

Debate over how a divided Congress should respond to the Zika virus moved from Washington to the campaign trail in the first half of the summer recess, ranging from the presidential campaign to House contests. While it’s not clear yet that fear of the mosquito-borne virus will prove to be a major issue that moves…

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Zika Alert: Infection count rises while Ros-Lehtinen continues vacation

Updated numbers… Florida Zika Cases: 440 Length in days of current Republican Congressional Absence: 25 Days before Republicans get back to work: 25 If Congressional Republican lawmakers like Ileana Ros-Lehtinen truly cared about the sanctity of life, they would not still be on vacation. Especially after repeated requests from Democratic leaders and concerned citizens to…

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