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Tag Archives: Congressman Darren Soto

VIDEO: Alan Grayson Launches TV Ad on Impeaching President Donald Trump

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Former Congressman Alan Grayson, the Republicans’ worst nightmare, launched a new campaign video–in the style of a Hollywood political thriller trailer that should be selected for the 2019 Golden Trailer Awards–which focuses on his ongoing commitment to have President Donald Trump impeached. The video flashes the many controversial faces that…

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Kissimmee City Commissioner Candidate Andrew Jeng Receives Congressional Recognition

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Business owner, community organizer and candidate for Kissimmee City Commissioner Andrew Jeng’s years of hard work and dedication to community service finally paid off when Congressman Darren Soto awarded him with a congressional recognition as a distinguished leader in Central Florida at Soto’s congressional office in Kissimmee, Tuesday evening. Jeng…

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Fox 35 Reporter, Kissimmee City Commission Candidate Among 9 Asian Community Leaders Read Into Congressional Record

KISSIMME, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – U.S. Congressman Darren Soto recognized nine individuals in Central Florida for their invaluable contributions to the community in honor of 2018 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Recently, the honorees’ biographies were read into the Congressional Record on the House Floor by Congressman Soto. They were also presented with official congressional certificates by…

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U.S. Congressman Darren Soto Endorses Eric Rollings for Orange County Commission District 3

ORLANDO, Fla. – Eric Rollings, candidate​ for Orange County Commission District 3 announced a new endorsement today from Democratic U.S. Congressman Darren Soto, who represents Florida’s 9th Congressional District. Darren Soto is first Floridian of Puerto Rican descent to serve in Congress. Darren has been a life-long advocate for the environment and in his first…

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The Gladiator, The Liberal Firebrand, Alan Grayson to Run for Congress

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Liberal firebrand Alan Grayson, considered Republicans’ worst nightmare during his time in Congress, has filed to run for his old seat against Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) in the Democratic primary. Grayson told WESH-TV News that he is filing in Florida’s 9th Congressional Disrict, which he represented from 2012-2016, before he left…

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Rep. Soto Announces Steps Forward In Development Of High Speed Rail Service From Orlando To Miami 

Kissimmee, Florida (FNN NEWS) –  Congressman Darren Soto announced today that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has approved phase II of the All Aboard Florida (AAF)/Brightline project, a high-speed rail service that would run from Orlando to Miami, Florida’s largest business and tourism hubs. “I am ecstatic to see this project advance. We are one step…

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Congress passes legislation requiring NOAA to keep a backup fleet of hurricane hunter aircraft

WASHINGTON, D.C.- (FNN NEWS) – U.S. Representative Darren Soto (FL-09) is pleased to announce the passage of legislation that will add two additional Hurricane Hunter aircraft to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) fleet. The provision was included in the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017. Congressman Soto worked closely with Senator Bill Nelson to include…

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Congressman Darren Soto Holds Open House for Main District Office in Downtown Kissimmee

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Congressman Darren Soto (FL-09) held an open house for his main district office in downtown Kissimmee Thursday evening. The office at 804 Bryan Street has been open for weeks now. Thursday’s event was a way for the 9th Congressional District’s constituents to meet their new representative. “I am grateful to…

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POLITICS & POWER NEWS

National Politics

Pompeo meets with Turkish leaders on missing Saudi writer

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday published a gruesome recounting of…

Scope of Michael’s fury becomes clearer in Florida Panhandle

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, most…

Trump criticizes rush to condemn Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized rapidly mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over…

[OPINION] POLITICS AT ITS WORST... It's not just a DC thing!

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Recently I reported on social media a verbal assault my…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

AG Pam Bondi: Andrew Gillum Must Denounce Rapper T.I.’s Video

TALLAHASSEE, FL – The rapper T.I. recently unveiled an offensive music video which depicted a demeaning and disgusting…

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Seniors First Host Film Screening and Panel Discussion on Senior Hunger

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) -  In conjunction with World Food Day, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer…

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Elected Officials Representing All or Part of Orange County

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September…

Kissimmee City Commission Candidate Andrew Jeng Rolls Out His Agenda for Diversity & Inclusion

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - The Andrew Jeng campaign announced Jeng's agenda for fostering diversity…

SPORTS NEWS

  • Orlando's Jarell Martin (2) fires off a shot against the Memphis Grizzlies at Amway Center Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.
    ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - The Orlando Magic continued their winning ways at home by defeating the Memphis Grizzlies by the score of 102-86. Photo: Willie David/Florida National News.

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Orlando's Slow Start Causes Loss To Spurs

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - After having their best performance of the short preseason Wednesday…

Orlando Improves to 2-0 At Home in the Preseason

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - On a night where almost every Magic player on the…

Orlando Magic sign John Petrucelli, cut B.J. Johnson

Orlando, FL – The Orlando Magic have signed free agent guard John Petrucelli, President of Basketball Operations…

Buccaneers promote defensive end Demone Harris, cut Will Clarke

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the team has promoted defensive end Demone Harris from the practice…

Athletes, Coaches, Volunteers Made Celebrities at Special Olympics Florida Champions' Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The red carpet rolled out for Special Olympics Florida’s Annual Champion’s…

UCF Knights Carve Up SMU Mustangs with 48-20 win

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - The UCF Knights (1-0 AAC, 4-0 overall) had a hot…

BUSINESS NEWS

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Trade War Escalates as China Announces Tariffs on US Imports

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax…

Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh Appeals Decision On Disney Property Valuation

Orlando, FL – Orange County Property Appraiser (OCPA), Rick Singh, today announced that an appeal…

Governor Scott Orders Flags at Half-Staff in Remembrance of 9/11

TALLAHASSEE - In honor and remembrance of those who tragically lost their lives in the…

ESSENCE Debuts Lebron James’ Captivating Social Media Campaign “The Strongest” Celebrating 16 Strong Black Women

NEW YORK, NY (FNN NEWS) — Source: ESSENCE // ESSENCE, the leading media, technology and…

Amway Founder and Orlando Magic Owner Richard DeVos Dies at 92

DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando…

Nike Unveils Kaepernick Ad to Air During NFL Season Opener

Nike has unveiled its first “Just Do It” ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

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AG Pam Bondi: Andrew Gillum Must Denounce Rapper T.I.’s Video

TALLAHASSEE, FL – The rapper T.I. recently unveiled an offensive music video which depicted a demeaning and disgusting…

TV Review: A Roseanne Barr-less ‘The Conners’ is a triumph

NEW YORK (AP) — Can there be a “Roseanne” without Roseanne? The answer is yes,…

New Kids On The Block Announce The Mixtape Tour With Very Special Guests Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson And Naughty By Nature

NEW YORK  -- Today New Kids On The Block, the multiplatinum selling pop super-group, unveiled an epic lineup for…

Country Music Icon Martina McBride Entertains From The Kitchen On New Food Network Series Martina's Table

NEW YORK, Food Network -- As a music megastar, Martina McBride has entertained fans with her songs for years,…

Academy Presents Careers In Film Summit In Los Angeles, London, Atlanta and New York 

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy will present its 4th annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday,…

LIFESTYLE NEWS

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Athletes, Coaches, Volunteers Made Celebrities at Special Olympics Florida Champions' Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The red carpet rolled out for Special Olympics Florida’s Annual Champion’s…

Onward to Greatness: Special Olympics Florida President & CEO Sherry Wheelock Envisions Greater Growth, Awareness for Athletes

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Special Olympics Florida will host its annual Champions' Gala at…

Orange County Nursing Home Faces Legal Action, State Investigations After Elected Official's 911 Call

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Nursing home negligence of residents has become a top priority…

Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin Crowned Miss America 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (FNN NEWS) – Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin was crowned Miss…

Walt Disney World Resort to Host Kickoff of ABC’s ‘American Idol’ Nationwide Bus Tour Auditions

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is set to host…

Applications Now Open for Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Applications are being accepted now through Oct. 31, 2018, for…