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Frederica Wilson

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  • George Zimmerman, his attorneys raising money off murder trial

    Trying a case in the court of public opinion is nothing new. But the use of social media in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman, who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in February 2012, has broken new ground. Zimmerman’s media-...
  • Trayvon Martin's father addresses congressional caucus on race

    Trayvon Martin's father addresses congressional caucus on race
    WASHINGTON -- Tracy Martin, the father of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, urged Congress on Wednesday to improve the educational and employment opportunities of African American boys and men, who are disproportionately imprisoned and unemployed....
  • Democrats celebrate new Congress, push for action on guns

    It was mostly a time for celebration and sentiment on Monday as four members of South Florida held a ceremonial swearing in to mark their new terms in Congress. But there were also some somber moments and serious policy as participants marked the one-...
  • Battle over 'war on women' continues

    The war over the so-called "war on women" continues to rage – in South Florida and beyond. Sharon Day of Fort Lauderdale, co-chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, said the Democrats are conjuring up a "phony war on women." She said...
  • Obama makes final Florida push in Broward

    Obama makes final Florida push in Broward
    Making a closing pitch to Florida voters, President Barack Obama bragged about the results he's achieved in the past four years, acknowledged much more work is ahead, and sought to portray challenger Mitt Romney as someone who's hiding the truth about...
  • Democrats, Republicans join forces to advocate for Florida ports

    Democrats, Republicans join forces to advocate for Florida ports
    A bipartisan team from the Florida congressional delegation is banding together to form a "ports caucus" to push the interests of the state's seaports in the nation's capital. Florida's 15 ports are "huge economic generators — folks here are...
  • West, Wasserman Schultz are powerhouse political fundraisers

    West, Wasserman Schultz are powerhouse political fundraisers
    South Florida's Democrats and Republicans in Congress are bracing for battles, and pulling in big money to fight them. Each of the seven who represent Broward and Palm Beach counties ratcheted up their fundraising efforts, according to their most...
  • 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...
  • Quick, someone get county commissioner a copy of Dale Carnegie book

    Quick, someone get county commissioner a copy of Dale Carnegie book
    Perhaps County Commissioner Stacy Ritter never heard of Dale Carnegie, the famous self-help author, whose books included the huge best seller “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel...
  • Democrats celebrate new Congress, push for action on gun violence

    Democrats celebrate new Congress, push for action on gun violence
    It was mostly a time for celebration and sentiment on Monday as four members of South Florida held a ceremonial swearing in to mark their new terms in Congress. But there were also some somber moments and serious policy at the event, which took place on...
  • Pol arrives late, says hello, departs hastily

    Pol arrives late, says hello, departs hastily
    A packed house -- close to 100 people -- was on hand Monday morning in Miami for the opening of a state Democratic Party office in Little Havana. U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, a Miami Democrat who represents part of South Broward, was supposed to be one...