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Mary Barzee Flores’ Statement on Trump’s Iran Nuclear Deal Decision

Despite recommendations from his own Secretaries of Defense and State, Donald Trump has chosen a path that severely weakens our bonds with our allies and brings us closer to a war with Iran. This is yet another example of his profound recklessness, inflammatory Twitter "diplomacy",...

One year ago, Diaz-Balart helped torpedo your healthcare

One year ago today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart voted to take away your healthcare. His support of H.R. 1628 to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) aimed to substantially raise healthcare costs for low-income Americans and those with pre-existing conditions. Even Diaz-Balart acknowledged: “Is this bill good?...

I am going to win District 25

I began my campaign for Congress last year for the same reasons that an unprecedented number of Democrats have stepped up to run in 2018: The danger posed to our democracy, our community, and our families, by the Trump presidency and the Republican Congress was simply...

The worst natural disaster in Puerto Rico’s history

It's been 6 months since Hurricane Maria devastated our island neighbor. Yet, many people are still facing extreme hardships. Tens of thousands of homes are without roofs, the electrical grid has not been fixed, and many residents are living in poverty and struggling to find enough...

Today is important

Today, students in Parkland and across the country are marching to end gun violence and NRA influence in politics. I'm going to be marching with these brave young activists at Tropical Park in Miami— because they need our full, undivided attention. These students have had enough bravery,...

Sunday’s CBS Interview – Watch Mary Here!

Did you see Mary on “Facing South Florida” on CBS Sunday morning? Her and host Jim DeFede spent the episode talking about all the ways she is vastly different from other Democratic candidates in the race. On the show, Mary drew a stark contrast in values: She’s fighting for...

US higher education is broken and bankrupting students

Student debt in the United States has reached record levels and climbs higher each day. Over 44 million Americans are burdened with a collective $1.4 trillion in student debt, with many owing $50,000 or more years after graduating. This debt bubble along with the rapid inflation of...

Help me take it back.

Today is International Women's Day, where we celebrate the vast achievements of women across the globe in all areas of life: Social, economic and political. 2017 and 2018 have been particularly important and exciting for women, as so many have found their voice and decided to...

Join the fight to impeach Trump!

Russia, Comey, Neo-Nazis, nepotism, abusing women, S#%t hole countries—we've had enough. The American people are getting increasingly fed up with Trump, his style of governing, and his constant disrespect towards the Office of the Presidency and those around him. Since the Mueller investigation started nine months ago,...

Fighting the influence of the NRA in Congress

Weapons of war have no place in our classrooms, neighborhoods, or public spaces. This is something I truly believe most of us agree with. So why are we stuck with the status quo? This is the status: The NRA puts enormous pressure on our lawmakers through...