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Politicians are just like us: They lose power in Hurricane Irma


South Florida politicians have been among the tens of thousands of Florida Power & Light customers to lose power as Hurricane Irma gets closer to the state.

They have shared their powerlessness in news conferences and on Twitter:

--U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who lives in Pinecrest

--Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, who lives in Coral Gables