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Naples Daily News: New chapter with Mary Barzee Flores in Congress

For Congress to change its ways of not getting important problems solved because of polarized politics, it means thanking some familiar faces for their long service and giving a promising new leader an opportunity to step forward. With that in mind, we recommend 25th Congressional District...

Miami Herald: Mary Barzee Flores named to DCCC’s Red to Blue program

National Democrats are delivering a boost to Mary Barzee Flores, who is looking to unseat Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart in one of three South Florida races that Democrats are hoping to flip. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Thursday named Flores to its "Red to Blue" program...

Florida Politics: FiveThirtyEight foresees trouble for Mario Diaz-Balart, Ross Spano

With nominees now settled in all of Florida’s Congressional races this fall, prominent political forecasting website FiveThirtyEight has adjusted its forecasting model and suggests two more districts could be in play. The seats? Florida’s 25th Congressional District, now represented by Republican Mario Diaz-Balart, and Florida’s 15th...

Florida Politics: Mario Diaz-Balart running scared in CD 25

Miami Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida’s 25th Congressional District hasn’t faced a real challenger in a decade. But the last few days indicate that won’t be the case in 2018. It also seems clear that Diaz-Balart’s been caught flat-footed by his new(ish) opponent, former judge Mary...

Diaz-Balart votes to make it easier to drill off shore

This is a perfect example of why I chose to step up and run for Congress. My opponent, incumbent Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, just voted to allow more offshore drilling. With this vote, Congressman Diaz-Balart has made it abundantly clear: clean water, a safe environment, and the health...

Show your pride!

What a way to open Pride Month. You’ve probably heard that the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Decisions like this underscore the urgency of flipping the House in 2018. At least one...

Have a good Memorial Day Captain Mueller

In his last Memorial Day as our 44th Commander-in-Chief, President Barack Obama tweeted, “I hope you'll join me in acts of remembrance. The debt we owe our fallen heroes is one we can never truly repay.” We would do well to follow President Obama's lead and...