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Wexler endorses Ted Deutch for Congress



U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Boca Raton, threw his support today behind Ted Deutch to replace him in Congress. Deutch was also endorsed by U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Ron Klein and Alcee Hastings.

“Ted will be a leader in Congress on critical national security issues including supporting the unbreakable bond between the United States and Israel," Wexler said. "Ted understands the threat posed to the United States and Israel by a nuclear Iran, and he has been a national leader on the issue through the passage of his landmark legislation mandating that the retirement funds of Florida workers can not be used to support Iran’s illicit quest for nuclear weapons.”

Wexler recently announced he will quit Congress in January to take a job with the Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 2:24pm]


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