Tag: Nydia Velazquez

Bill RuftyNovember 3, 2018

Democratic members of Congress and a national women’s political group began a heavy push toward Election Day for Lakeland attorney Kristen Carlson in her campaign for Florida’s 15th Congressional District. U.S. Reps. Val Demings, and Darren Soto and Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez a Democrat from New York and the first Puerto Rican woman to be elected […]

Scott PowersNovember 2, 2018

Eva Longoria Bastón and America Ferrera will be among celebrity Latinas and others supporting the Andrew Gillum‘s Democratic gubernatorial campaign at a rally with R. Jai Gillum in Kissimmee Sunday morning. The Latino Victory Fund, a national political committee funded by George Soros, announced it is arranging an early-vote rally at the 65th Infantry Veterans Park, in […]

Jacob OglesOctober 27, 2018

Democratic state Senate candidate Janet Cruz encouraged voters to bring friends to the polls and showed up with some prominent ones of her own—namely U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez and Senate Democratic Leader Audrey Gibson. Cruz held the first of two get-out-the-vote events at her Tampa campaign headquarters, before rallying people to go cast ballots through […]

Scott PowersSeptember 28, 2017

Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park proudly pushed through a bill amendment that ensured families in Puerto Rico are treated equally under the federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program, and after the full bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday, she touted it with a tweet, “House just passed my […]

Scott PowersMay 18, 2016

Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings has received the endorsement of U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez of New York in the Orlando-based Democratic Congressional District 10 race. Velázquez, the first Puerto Rican woman elected to Congress, previously endorsed state Sen. Darren Soto in the other hotly-contested Congressional Democratic primary in Orlando, Congressional District 6. “Throughout her years […]


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