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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to retire from Congress - Miami Herald

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the dean of the Florida legislative delegation and the first Cuban American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year, saying it's time to move on after more than 35 years in elected office. “It's ...and more »

US Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, First Cuban-American Elected to Congress, Retiring Next Year - NPR

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress and the first congressional Republican to publicly support marriage equality, is retiring next year at the end of her term. Ros-Lehtinen, 64, will have spent almost three ...and more »

Why Democrats' Chances of Winning the House Just Got Better -

As Democrats hunt for the 24 seats they need win back the House next year, a congressional district in Miami just shot to the top of their list thanks to Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's decision to retire from a seat she's held for nearly three ...and more »

With Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's retirement, the good news for Democrats just keeps coming - Washington Post

Democrats performed 20 points better in a Kansas special election in a deep red congressional district. They very nearly won outright another special election in suburban Atlanta. Republicans are spending millions to try to hold onto a seat in a ...and more »

Replacing Ros-Lehtinen: Who's in and who's out (so far) - Miami Herald

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's announcement Sunday that she won't seek reelection means a congressional swing district that has essentially been locked up for three decades for the Republican Party will now be up for grabs. No sooner had she announced her ...and more »

Ros-Lehtinen, leading Republican moderate, says she will not seek re-election - Chicago Tribune

One of the most influential Cuban-Americans in Congress announced that she will retire next year rather than seek re-election in an evolving South Florida district that once helped launch prominent Florida Republicans but is now moving toward Democrats.and more »

Why I'm retiring from Congress. A message from Ileana Ros-Lehtinen - Miami Herald

I have been honored and humbled to serve our South Florida community for almost four decades. From helping everyday people with constituent cases to standing up to dictators around the world, I am proud of the work we have accomplished over the years.and more »

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, First Latina Woman Elected to Congress, Announces Retirement -

The first Latina elected to Congress, Republican Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, has announced that she will be retiring after more than three decades in elected office — potentially paving the way for Democrats to take her congressional seat in 2018.and more »

Miami GOP seeks unicorn candidate to save Dem-trending Ros-Lehtinen seat - Politico

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's surprise announcement that she's quitting Congress has left the GOP with a needle-in-the-haystack problem: finding a socially moderate Republican in a party where they're in short supply. And even if Republicans find the ...and more »

Veteran pro-Israel congresswoman to retire - The Times of Israel

64-year-old Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who has represented a heavily blue district, says she simply lost desire to run again. By JTA 1 May 2017, 5:45 pm 0 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 3 shares. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen speaking at the National ...and more »