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Lois Frankel

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  • For Congress: Hastings, Deutch, McGee, Garcia and Wilson

    District 20: Alcee Hastings has seniority, brought funding for projects It has become a familiar theme for a congressional race, particularly in a campaign that features a longtime incumbent and two political newcomers who believe they will be more...
  • Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates

    Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates
    Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman. Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...
  • Frankel and Deutch seek info to quell `human trafficking'

    Frankel and Deutch seek info to quell `human trafficking'
     Some of the temporary foreign workers who are brought to Florida to harvest crops are being exploited by human traffickers and abusive employers who treat them as sex slaves or thrust them into other degrading roles, U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Ted...
  • Gary Stein: Florida should lead yelling for VA change

    Remember the fallen. That's what we should all do at some time on Memorial Day. And after we do that, it's time to push for help for those who made it through back home, only to be fighting a bureaucratic and political nightmare waiting for them. The...
  • Abortion could play role in Crist-Scott governor race

    Abortion could play role in Crist-Scott governor race
    New Florida legislation making abortions more difficult to obtain could become a lynchpin issue in the Charlie Crist-Rick Scott race for governor. Already, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee,...
  • South Florida delegation splits over keeping federal government out of state medical marijuana decisions

    South Florida delegation splits over keeping federal government out of state medical marijuana decisions
    In the wee hours of the morning Friday, the U.S. House voted to stop the Drug Enforcement Administration from interfering with state medical marijuana laws. South Florida’s members of Congress split on the amendment, which prohibits the Department...
  • Pro-marijuana group blasts Wasserman Schultz

    Pro-marijuana group blasts Wasserman Schultz
    A pro-marijuana group is going after U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. It’s labeling her as “out of touch” because she was one of only 18 Democrats in the House who voted...
  • South Florida Democrats slam Republicans over Benghazi probe

    South Florida Democrats slam Republicans over Benghazi probe
    U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Debbie Wasserman Schultz are slamming the House Republican majority’s decision to form a new committee to investigate the 2012 embassy attacks in Benghazi as a phony excercise with only politics in mind. Interesting...
  • Battleground set for South Florida Congress races

    Battleground set for South Florida Congress races
    A blazing hot campaign will play out on Palm Beach County television screens as Republicans and Democrats fight over a congressional seat that either party could win in November. Freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy is seeking a second term...
  • Lois Frankel denounces Florida abortion legislation, demands Rick Scott veto

    Lois Frankel denounces Florida abortion legislation, demands Rick Scott veto
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel said Wednesday that legislation designed to restrict access to abortions should be vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott. “Every woman has the constitutional right to make her own decisions about her health, her family, and her life&...
  • Lois Frankel picked to help other Democrats win congressional elections

    Lois Frankel picked to help other Democrats win congressional elections
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel has been tapped to help Democratic candidates win congressional elections. Frankel will serve as a vice chairwoman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign committee’s Red To Blue program for the 2014 election. There’s...
  • Democrats in Congress all draw challengers

    Democrats in Congress all draw challengers
    Each of the six Democrats who represent parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties will face a challenge for re-election, but the region's sole Republican was automatically returned to office Friday without having to face the voters. No one qualified to...