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April 3, 2018
Manjarres is the third Republican to announce for the District 22 seat, joining Nicolas Kimaz and Paul Spain in a district that Democrat Hillary Clinton carried by a 57-to-41 percent margin in 2016. Deutch, first elected in a special 2010 race to replace former Democrat Rep. Robert Wexler, was re-elected withÃâÃÂ ...
April 2, 2018
Robert Wexler, a former Democratic congressman from Florida whom Ballard hired last year, phoned in from Paris with an update on the firm's work for the Turkish government. Jamie Rubin, a former assistant secretary of state in the Clinton administration, called from Brussels and updated Ballard on aÃâÃÂ ...
March 30, 2018
Awan started his Capitol Hill work in 2004, providing IT support for Rep. Robert Wexler (D-Fla). In 2005, Awan began working for Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla). His two brothers, Jamal Awan and Abid Awan, also started working with the House of Representatives later that year. Awan's wife, Hina Alvi,ÃâÃÂ ...
March 28, 2018
In the United States, during Bush's presidency, Congressmen Dennis Kucinich and Robert Wexler introduced 35 articles of impeachment against Bush in the House of Representatives on June 10, 2008. Fifteen of the articles related directly to the invasion of Iraq, starting with the false evidence used toÃâÃÂ ...
March 20, 2018
Deutch is a fourth-term congressman who was previously mostly known in Washington for his strong support of Israel. He is the highest ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Middle East subcommittee, where he works closely with Miami Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and co-founded theÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
“[Obama] has never wavered when it comes to Israel's defense,” Soifer said to a group of elderly voters during that campaign. She previously worked for other notably pro-Israel members of Congress — such as former Florida Democratic Rep. Robert Wexler and Delaware Sen. Chris Coons — and advisedÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
In late March 2017, Muzin set up a visit to Washington for Basha that included meetings with three GOP congressmen: Ed Royce of California, who chaired the House ... And Rama's Socialist Party hired Ballard Partners, a firm run by a longtime lobbyist for Trump in Florida, with former Democratic Rep.
Florida Politics (blog)
February 26, 2018
Managing the Turkish interests for Ballard is former Democratic Congressman Robert Wexler, who joined the firm in 2016. With more than 30 staffers from Florida to Washington, Ballard Partners has emerged as an essential stop for Republican politicians in both the Sunshine State and nationally. BallardÃâÃÂ ...
December 11, 2017
American Jewish University, a nondenominational educational institution, was founded when the University of Judaism and the Brandeis-Bardin Institute in Los Angeles merged in 2007. It has two campuses and is comprised of small, liberal arts-focused undergraduate and graduate programs.
Florida Politics (blog)
November 27, 2017
... the state announced endorsing state Rep. Lori Berman in her bid for Senate District 31. Among those lining up behind Berman, a Lantana Democrat who represents HD 90, are Congressman Ted Deutch of Florida's 22nd Congressional District, former Congressmen Patrick Murphy and Robert Wexler,ÃâÃÂ ...
September 1, 2017
A state-owned Turkish bank, where a senior executive allegedly violated Iran sanctions, has hired Ballard Partners, a lobbying firm with ties to President Trump. Former Democratic Rep. Robert Wexler (Fla.) will be handling the account for Halkbank, and the firm is earning $375,000 per quarter for its workÃâÃÂ ...
Miami New Times
August 1, 2017
But Awan worked for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who inspires some of the weirdest conspiracy theories on Capitol Hill. ... reporters and openly feuding with police. A conservative ethics group is now calling for a full probe. According to Politico, U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler first hired Imran Awan in 2004.
July 28, 2017
Former Congressman Robert Wexler speaks to the Forum Club in 2011. ... One of the first members of Congress to pay Awan was former Palm Beach County Democratic U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler. Wexler hired Awan around 2004 after he had provided IT services to House members as an employee of aÃâÃÂ ...
May 22, 2017
MIAMI — President Donald Trump's longtime Florida lobbyist, Brian Ballard, has expanded his practice globally and just signed a $1.5 million contract with the government of Turkey, which will be represented by the firm's new big hire, former Florida Congressman Robert Wexler. Ballard Partners' TurkeyÃâÃÂ ...
Florida Politics (blog)
April 13, 2017
Ballard Partners is continuing to add to its D.C. roster, announcing Thursday former U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler has joined the firm as a senior counselor. “The idea is to develop an international practice,” Wexler told POLITICO. “My hope would be to focus on certain international relationships that I've workedÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Ackerman isn't the first former Democratic congressman to sign on with a firm that has ties to Trump; Ballard Partners, which lobbied Trump in Florida and also opened a Washington office after the election, last year hired former Rep. Robert Wexler (D-Fla.). But Ackerman doesn't plan to do work that wouldÃâÃÂ ...
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