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Donna Shalala Demands Transparency and Respect for Voters

October 5, 2018

After misleading voters by publicly announcing the “endorsement” of former Colombian president Álvaro Uribe Vélez, which the former President adamantly refuted, Maria Elvira Salazar disrespected voters yet again by sending out a dishonest press release about her debate participation. Debates are critical for voters to understand the positions each candidate has regarding important issues such…

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The former President and current Senator of Colombia Alvaro Uribe assured that he did not endorse María Elvira Salazar

October 5, 2018

Miami – At a minimum, former journalist and current Republican candidate for Congress Maria Elvira Salazar attempted to mislead District 27 voters by using a video of the former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe for political purposes. Maria Elvira Salazar manipulated the information, and distributed the video as an advertisement throughout the media presumably as evidence…

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Donna Shalala for Congress launches New Ad on Opponent’s Trump-like Agenda

October 4, 2018

Today Donna Shalala for Congress launched a new ad, “Limelight,” that exposes TV celebrity and Republican candidate Maria Elvira Salazar’s Trump-like agenda. The ad highlights Salazar’s inexperience and love for the limelight, similar to President Trump’s penchant for attention. Like Trump, Salazar’s political agenda facilitates destructive policies that would potentially straddle millions of Floridians and…

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DONNA SHALALA JOINED MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WORKERS TO PROTEST FOR FAIR WAGES, UNION RIGHTS, AND AN END TO SWEATSHOP WORKING CONDITIONS

October 2, 2018

(MIAMI, FL) — Congressional candidate Donna Shalala, joined wheelchair attendants, baggage handlers, security officers, concessions workers, and others at a protest and picket at the Miami International Airport on Tuesday, October 2, at 10:30 am. They called for fair wages, union rights, paid sick leave, and safe workplaces. The event was held as part of…

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The Alliance for Retired Americans endorses Donna Shalala for Congress

October 2, 2018

Miami, FL – The Alliance for Retired Americans which represents 4.4 million retirees, older Americans and community activists, has endorsed Donna Shalala for Congress. “Your leadership on issues such as preserving and protecting Social Security and Medicare from privatization and benefit cuts ensures these programs will be around for current and future generations,” the Alliances…

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Events Open to Press for October 1-6, 2018

October 1, 2018

All events are subject to rescheduling. The Shalala press team will email notifications if and when there are changes.   Monday, Oct. 1 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Meet and Greet with the Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Ben Lujan Ray at Shalala Campaign Headquarters – 354 Minorca Ave, Coral Gables 33134 4:00…

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The National Women’s Political Caucus endorses Donna Shalala

September 28, 2018

Washington D.C – The National Women’s Political Caucus, a multi-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to increasing women’s participation in the political process, enthusiastically endorses Donna Shalala for Congress. “With Donna Shalala’s impressive experience and tenacity, we are confident that she will be an important voice for women’s rights in Florida,” says Donna Len, President of the…

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SEIU Endorses Donna Shalala for Congress

September 27, 2018

Miami, FL – Members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) of Florida, which represents more than 55,000 active and retired health care professionals, public employees including adjunct professors and property service workers in the state, is pleased to announce its endorsement of Donna Shalala for Congress, citing her record of public service and her…

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Human Rights Campaign and SAVE Endorse Donna Shalala for U.S. Congress (FL-27)

September 26, 2018

WASHINGTON, September 26, 2018 — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, and SAVE, South Florida’s foremost advocate for the LGBTQ community, announced their endorsements of Donna Shalala (D) in her bid to represent the people of Florida’s 27th Congressional District. Shalala is running…

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Donna Shalala Accepts Nine Invitations to Debates and Forums

September 26, 2018

Donna Shalala, candidate for Congress in Florida’s 27th Congressional District, has accepted nine invitations to debate or participate in candidate forums and invites María Elvira Salazar to join her so that voters can know where each candidate stands on the most important issues for Miamians. Shalala, the longest- serving Health & Human Services Secretary in…

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