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Frederica Wilson

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  • South Florida counties stop non-citizen voter purge

    South Florida counties stop non-citizen voter purge
    The federal Department of Justice ordered a halt to Florida's systematic purge of suspected non-citizens from voter rolls, saying the effort breaks two federal laws. And concerns about the accuracy of the state's list of suspected non-citizens led all...
  • Danation: A Long Estranged Trip

    The last time I saw Barack Obama in person was on the eve of the 2008 election, when he held a massive campaign rally at the BankAtlantic Center. I call it a campaign rally, but it was more of a pre-coronation ceremony. John McCain’s shame-laden...
  • Closer look: Florida's congressional delegation

    Florida Delegation The 2010 midterm elections produced a new senator and eight new House members to represent Florida. Only one of the newcomers is a Democrat. Delegation total: 2 senators and 25 House members In 2009/2010: Florida Republicans...
  • Florida's congressional delegation faces tough task in working together

    Florida's congressional delegation faces tough task in working together
    Can the Florida members of Congress find a way to get along? After a bruising campaign marked by attack ads and charges of extremism, Sen.-elect Marco Rubio and seven new House members will be sworn into office Wednesday to join a Florida delegation...
  • Florida coalition, including Justin Bieber, works to combat texting and driving

    Florida coalition, including Justin Bieber, works to combat texting and driving
    Florida remains in the minority of states where it is still legal - not to mention simple - to text, surf the Web or make a call on your cell phone while driving. But an unlikely group of like-minded individuals – including pop star Justin Bieber, a...
  • Thousands line up to see Obama in Hollywood

    Thousands line up to see Obama in Hollywood
    Thousands of people are on hand at McArthur High School for President Barack Obama. They've been waiting for hours. And the event is just getting underway. U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, a Miami Democrat who represents part of South Broward, delivered the...
  • Trayvon Martin: Sanford officials, Rep. Corrine Brown meet with Justice officials in Washington

    Trayvon Martin: Sanford officials, Rep. Corrine Brown meet with Justice officials in Washington
    Rep. Corrine Brown, and Sanford city leaders, who met in Washington today withU.S. Department of Justicerepresentatives, said they were committed to finding answers surrounding the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. "I am not satisfied with...
  • New U.S. Rep. Wilson more focused on banning hand-held cellphones in cars than keeping hats

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Congresswoman-elect Frederica Wilson wants to ban the use of hand-held cellphones in cars when young children are aboard. Wilson, a former school principal who will represent parts of Miami-Dade...
  • Webster misses vote on first day

     
    WASHINGTON — Call it a rookie mistake, but newly-minted U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, missed a vote on his first day in office: a procedural vote en route to the House adopting the chamber's rules for the upcoming session. Webster...
  • Obama launches the 2012 political fundraising season: What's he telling donors this time?

     
    Democrat Obama likens his spending plans to his favorite Republican, Abraham Lincoln, remains vague on acceptable spending cuts....
  • Florida Dems split on Colombia trade pact vote

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida members were divided – and for once not entirely along party lines – when the U.S. House approved the U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement on Wednesday. Two Florida Democrats...