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President Obama endorses Rep. Frederica Wilson

Looks like Democratic Congresswoman Frederica Wilson won the endorsement war against her rival Democrat, Rudy Moise, who was endorsed by Haitian president Michel Martelly in May. Moise has sent out mailers featuring him with Presidnt Obama. But Wilson can now lay claim to being endorsed by him.

Here's the press release:

Miami, FL – Friday, July 27, 2012, President Barack Obama released the following statement today supporting Congresswoman Frederica Wilson’s (D-Fla.) re-election to represent Florida’s 24th Congressional District.

“Congresswoman Wilson has brought decades of experience to the U.S. Congress and fights every day on behalf of hardworking families to create an economy built to last. We need to keep Representative Wilson in Congress to continue to put Floridians back to work and to protect critical investments and programs like education, Social Security, and Medicare. In stark contrast, Republicans in Congress will continue to pursue the failed policies of the past that crashed our economy and punished middle-class Americans. We cannot let them succeed, and that is why we need to re-elect Congresswoman Frederica Wilson,” President Obama said. I

n response to the President’s endorsement, Congresswoman Wilson stated, “As an early and enthusiastic supporter of President Obama, I am extremely honored and humbled by President Obama’s support. President Obama provides us leadership that will move this country forward. He believes we must grow our economy from the middle-class out and has a vision to restore middle-class security by investing in education, energy, innovation and infrastructure, and reforming the tax code. His bold action to rescue the U.S. auto and financial industries saved millions of jobs and prevented another Great Depression, and the President’s healthcare reform means that thousands in my district have quality, affordable healthcare coverage they so desperately need.”

Representative Wilson, who is seeking a second term in the House of Representatives, is a member of the House Foreign Affairs and Science Committees. She is a former school principal, Miami-Dade County School Board Member, and former Member of the Florida House and Senate.

“I have worked tirelessly on behalf of my constituents. I have earned a stellar reputation for working across party lines and will continue that legacy in Congress. I sincerely thank President Obama for his support,” Wilson said.


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To help all us older folks who ha lost our jobs because the Obama economy has killed off my small business employer l....

Well, the best news for Obama and his obamanovics is that we didn't see the disaster coming ... yet

Sadly, none of the folks, whose job it is to protect the President, and/or his compadres in the White House, have fore-seen what is coming.

Some dum_*uc* idiot is going to do--what he sees as his duty as a citizen--who would be wrong to aim at shooting our President--but who is just that confused.

Then we're going to have to confront the groups of ***holes in the world ... no matter which powerful Republicans the corrupt power elite trot out.

Dominic Benchilio

So, where exactly is this statement? No link to it, and I can't seem to find it anywhere on BarackObama.com or WhiteHouse.gov. Fantastic reporting! A little above par for the course too!


I love her - thank you to my former Skyway Elementary principal -
Dr. Gari Senderoff


Fredrica Wilson and Obummer make a good 'extreme class warfare totin' couple! Hate mongering people. BOTH OF THEM!

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