Tag: Fatima Rita Fahmy
A sign directs Republican and Democrat legislators to their parking areas as a N.H. State Trooper watches the flow of traffic prior to a New Hampshire House of Representatives session held at NH Sportsplex, due to the coronavirus in Bedford, N.H. Image via AP.

Scott PowersAugust 29, 2016
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4min6
Heading into the final weekend before the primary, Democratic congressional candidate Bob Poe lent his campaign another $100,000 Friday, bringing his personal investment to just over $2 million in his bid for election in Florida’s 10th Congressional District. Poe vowed from the start to fund much of his campaign and so far the self-made millionaire entrepreneur has bankrolled virtually […]

Associated PressAugust 23, 2016
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4min6
A former police chief, the former state Democratic Party chairman, an incumbent state senator and a political newcomer are vying to represent an Orlando-area congressional district reshaped so drastically the Republican incumbent decided to run in a new, neighboring district. Florida’s 10th Congressional District now favors Democrats after redistricting. So Republican Rep. Daniel Webster, a […]

Scott PowersAugust 19, 2016
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9min4
Democratic congressional candidate Fatima Rita Fahmy is charging that her leading opponent in the Florida’s 10th Congressional primary, Val Demings, is taking money from organizations fighting against Democratic issues such as marijuana, Everglades restoration and renewable energy. The latest criticism is part of Fahmy’s ongoing efforts to paint Demings, a former Orlando police chief who […]

Scott PowersAugust 14, 2016
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Democrat Bob Poe is taking on guns again, in his fourth television commercial released in his campaign to be elected in Florida’s 10th Congressional District. The new 30-second spot, “91” shows Poe standing before a grandstand full of people, talking about gun violence and the need for Congress to “get real” about getting guns off […]

Scott PowersAugust 11, 2016
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5min12
Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings‘ support from Washington D.C.’s Democratic leaders continues to draw angry backlashes and clashes with her three Democratic rivals in Florida’s Congressional District 10 race. According to The Orlando Political Observer, a private meeting Demings held Wednesday with black clergy, featuring U.S. Congress Democratic Black Caucus PAC Chair U.S. Gregory […]

Scott PowersAugust 8, 2016
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A new commercial from Democratic congressional candidate Bob Poe is headed for TV in Orlando declaring that he’s avoiding owing anything to special interests by funding his own campaign. Poe, a self-made millionaire businessman from Orlando and a former chairman of the Florida Democratic Party, has poured more than $1.7 million into his campaign for […]

Scott PowersAugust 5, 2016
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3min7
Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings has a 30-point lead over her top two opponents in a new poll commissioned by a Democratic organization backing Demings’ run for the Orlando-based Florida’s 10th Congressional District. In the poll, released today by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), Demings garnered 48 percent, while former Florida Democratic Party […]

Scott PowersJuly 26, 2016
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10min1
This year, Central Florida voters have an unprecedented diversity of candidates to pick from for the region’s five congressional districts, and at least one, probably two, and possibly more heterosexual-white-male dynasties will fall. Straight, white, male members of Congress have always held the congressional seats in Florida’s 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th Congressional Districts. […]


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