Tag: Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera

Scott PowersJanuary 25, 2018

In the midst of the free-for-all battle for the open seat to represent Florida’s 27th Congressional District, Democrat Mary Barzee Flores firmly staked out the anti-Trump space Thursday with her first television commercial, calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Barzee Flores, a lawyer, former circuit court judge for eight years, former public defender, and […]

Mitch PerryNovember 16, 2017

EMILY’s List, the political action committee that supports pro-choice female Democrat candidates, is endorsing former judge Mary Barzee Flores for Congress in Florida’s 27th Congressional District. CD 27 is the Miami-Dade County seat which will open next year for the first time in three decades when Republican incumbent Ileana Ros-Lehtinen steps down. “Mary Barzee Flores has built a […]

Scott PowersOctober 10, 2017

The Pride Fund to End Gun Violence, a national group organized in the fallout of last year’s Pulse gay nightclub massacre in Orlando, announced Tuesday it is endorsing Democratic state Rep. David Richardson in the race for Florida’s 27th Congressional District. Richardson is openly gay, and he has been an outspoken advocate for gun law […]

Scott PowersAugust 31, 2017

Educator and human rights advocate Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera announced Thursday she is running for Congress, seeking the Republican nomination to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in Florida’s 27th Congressional District. Aguilera, of Brickell, is a former Doral vice-mayor, and also that city’s first economic development director. She joins a crowded field in the 2018 race for […]


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