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  • Retire Corrine Brown, Vote for Glo Smith!

    10/15/2014 3:24:07 PM PDT · by spacejunkie2001 · 9 replies
    Please consider supporting Glo over that crazy Corrine Brown in Jacksonville. Glo is not really being supported by the RNC (probably because she's too conservative). Please look at her website and consider a donation to a VERY worthy cause. She is a solid conservative and right up FR's alley.
  • House Dem: I’ve done my own reconnaissance and can assure you the VA is rock solid in Florida

    05/29/2014 10:15:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 29, 2014 | Allahpundit
    A memorable moment from last night’s House hearing courtesy of Florida’s Corrine Brown, whose congressional legacy is already secure. I’ll say this for her: It takes guts to double down on your faith in the VA after yesterday’s IG report, at a moment when more prominent Democrats like Al Franken and Jeanne Shaheen are running in terror from Shinseki. Then again, it’s a fine line between “guts” and “reckless stupidity.” Remember this story from a few weeks ago? Three mental health administrators at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville have been placed on administrative leave after U.S. Department...
  • Marco Rubio Slammed By CBC - Senator Accused of Obstruction in Florida Judicial Appointments

    07/25/2013 7:48:45 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 13 replies
    washingtoninformer.com ^ | July 24, 2013 | Stacy M. Brown
    The confirmations of two African-American judicial candidates in Florida are being held up by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and Congressional Black Caucus leaders are demanding action for what they call negligence and obstruction on the part of the senator. Brian Davis, a nominee for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District, and William Thomas, a candidate for the U.S District Court for the Southern District, both made it through Florida’s Federal Judicial Nominating Commission, which routinely makes recommendations to state senators who meet the candidates and send letters of initial approval to the White House. Then, the president nominates...
  • Florida US Rep. Corrine Brown condemns Zimmerman verdict

    07/15/2013 11:48:10 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 37 replies
    cfnews13.com ^ | July 15, 2013 | John W. Davis
    ORLANDO -- More than 400,000 people have signed online petitions calling for the U.S. Department of Justice to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman for killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The department is looking into whether those charges need to be filed. Both NAACP President Ben Jealous and NAACP Chairman Roslyn Brock are speaking out in support of the continued federal investigating Zimmerman for violating Martin’s civil rights. Meanwhile, News 13 discussed the case with Florida Fifth District Congressman Corrine Brown at the 104th annual NAACP convention Sunday, which is being held this week at the Orange County Convention Center....
  • Dem. Congressman Attacks Zimmerman Lawyer O'Mara, Says May "Incite a Riot"

    07/13/2013 8:47:32 PM PDT · by kristinn · 38 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10:58 p.m. EDT Saturday, July 13, 2013 | Rep. Joaquin Castro
    "Defense attorney Mark O'Mara may incite a riot by his arrogance alone. Talk about adding insult to injury."Serving Texas Congressional District 20 in the U.S. House of Representatives San Antonio, Texascastro.house.gov
  • Congressman on George Zimmerman Verdict: Defense Attorney 'May Incite a Riot'

    07/13/2013 8:34:10 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 59 replies
    nationaljournal.com ^ | July 13, 2013 | Matt Berman
    In a dramatic end to a case that has unwinded for over a year, George Zimmerman was found not guilty of any charges related to the death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was shot by Zimmerman.The case wasn't just a fascination for the broader American public, but for politicians as well. This was especially true after President Obama said in March, 2012 that, if he had a son, "he'd look like Trayvon." On Saturday night, the reactions from D.C. started coming in soon after the not-guilty verdict was reached.The first came from Rep. Corrine Brown, who represents...
  • [Congresswoman] Corrine Brown, [GZ Prosecutor] Angela Corey now are at odds

    05/19/2012 6:12:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | May 19, 2012 | Rene Stutzman and Mark K. Matthews
    U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has made herself one of the central figures in the George Zimmerman case. The Democratic congresswoman got involved when the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager, became national news. Soon after, the Department of Justice launched its probe into whether Sanford police mishandled the case, and Sanford police Chief Bill Lee stepped aside. Earlier this month, Brown — whose district spans from Jacksonville into Central Florida — got involved in another criminal case. She attended the sentencing of Marissa Alexander, a black defendant from Jacksonville who Brown said was unfairly sentenced to 20 years...
  • Congresswoman Who Couldn’t Remember White Murder Victim: ‘Always Some Bull....'

    04/02/2012 8:37:34 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 10 replies
    The Democratic Congresswoman from Florida, Rep. Corrine Brown, whose inability to recall the name of a white murder victim earlier this week during an appearance on CNN got upset with a local reporter Friday when asked about the incident.
  • Democrat Can't Remember Name Of White Woman Murdered In Her District.

    03/28/2012 4:16:54 PM PDT · by Lazlo in PA · 32 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 13-27-12 | Breitbart TV
    On CNN while discussing the racial aspect of the Trayvon Martin case Congresswoman Corrine Brown brought up that she also helps white families with members murdered in her district but when the CNN host pushed her to remember the name of a white girl murdered the Congresswoman at first tried to ignore the host and fumbled her words finally admitting she did not remember. (Video at link. About 4 minutes.)
  • Florida lawmakers call for arrest in Trayvon Martin shooting case

    03/22/2012 1:33:57 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 58 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 03/21/2012 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Two House Democrats called for an arrest in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, who was shot in February by George Zimmerman while returning from a convenience store to his home. Yesterday and this morning Florida Reps. Frederica Wilson (D) and Corrine Brown (D) spoke out against Zimmerman's actions. "Mr. Speaker, I am tired of burying young black boys," Wilson said on the floor Tuesday. "I am tired of watching them suffer at the hands of those who fear them and despise them." "I want a thorough investigation," Brown said on CNN Wednesday morning. "Personally, I would have liked...
  • Corrine Brown campaign offers free meals for early voters (Election law experts say it's illegal)

    11/01/2010 9:25:31 PM PDT · by Qbert · 23 replies
    Jacksonville.com ^ | 11/1/2010 | Abel Harding
    A flyer distributed by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown’s office promised “a complimentary coupon” for a meal at an Orlando restaurant to “the first 350 to vote” at an early voting site on Friday, sparking the latest charge in the contentious race in Florida’s Third Congressional District. The Brown campaign also used a taped phone message from the candidate to push the offer to people in her district, in which she asks people to “early vote and receive a coupon to have lunch with us at Mama Nems Restaurant.” While Brown’s campaign manager said the Democratic congresswoman did nothing wrong, two...
  • Corrine Brown for President (Dem Congresswoman Runs for House and Senate at the Same Time)

    10/20/2009 10:11:29 PM PDT · by Yomin Postelnik · 5 replies · 628+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/21/09 | Yomin Postelnik
    Democrat tricks would be comical, if they weren’t so blatantly farcical.At this time in our nation’s history, we need people with ingenuity. So when a congresswoman with little name recognition decides to run for US Senate while simultaneously running for reelection to her House seat, that kind of creative thinking is worth noticing. Sure she dropped out after amassing hundreds of thousands in campaign funds, but you’ve just got to applaud that outside of the box thinking, the kind of thinking that makes sane people pause the nation over. Still, one cannot help but wonder why Corrine Brown has stopped...
  • Our national leadership (Congressional Moron Alert)

    03/20/2009 10:59:09 PM PDT · by Tom_Busch · 31 replies · 1,503+ views
    American Thinker Blog ^ | March 20, 2009 | C. Edmund Wright
    A Florida congresswoman conducts the country's business on the floor of the House, and puts in a strong bid for the coveted title of Dumbest Member of Congress. Watch this incredible video from Corrine Brown. She was elected from a district gerrymandered by the Florida legislature. Watch Video
  • Did Corrine Brown deliver Florida to Bush in 2000?

    10/19/2004 11:32:41 AM PDT · by Dutchgirl · 7 replies · 1,052+ views
    Insurance agent C. Bryant, a poll watcher from Goldwater days, just came in and reminded me of a time when democratic candidates would hold rallies within walking distance of the polling place on election day...firing up the base and reminding them to "just remember two names in the voting booth"...usually the president and a local rep. or senator. In Corrine's case, she would have reminded her constituents to just remember "Gore and Brown"... If you follow the link, you will see a list of third party candidates from the 2000 race, including an old white man, socialist Walt Brown. Almost...
  • Duval [Florida] will add sites to vote early

    10/19/2004 4:59:44 AM PDT · by tutstar · 25 replies · 745+ views
    Flroida Times Union ^ | October 19, 2004 | DAVID DECAMP
    Another rally by civil rights groups, including the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, is scheduled for today. Jackson and Brown said the new sites and new elections office leadership won't make elections better, blistering the city's leadership in criticism painted with the memory of 27,000 invalidated votes in the 2000 election. Jackson compared the city's situation to his civil rights fights of the 1960s.
  • Duval County Supervisor Of Elections Resigning

    10/18/2004 9:40:18 AM PDT · by tutstar · 62 replies · 1,916+ views
    First Coast News ^ | 10/18/2004 | First Coast News Staff
    John Stafford, Duval County's Supervisor Of Elections, has sent a letter to the Governor saying he was resigning for medical reasons effective today.
  • Michael Moore to monitor Florida

    07/28/2004 3:44:35 PM PDT · by hope · 130 replies · 2,110+ views
    This is a WorldNetDaily printer-friendly version of the article which follows. To view this item online, visit http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=39688 Wednesday, July 28, 2004 ELECTION 2004Michael Moore to monitor Florida voteFilmmaker proclaims: 'They will not get away with it this time' Posted: July 28, 20046:32 p.m. Eastern © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com It's not known if he'll call his next movie "Florida 9/11," but filmmaker Michael Moore is vowing to be an election monitor in the Sunshine State this November. "I am coming to Florida," the director of "Fahrenheit 9/11" promised Florida's delegation to the Democratic National Convention in Boston. "Together we will guarantee to...
  • Renewed push for U.N. to monitor U.S. voting

    07/21/2004 7:02:58 AM PDT · by Mikey · 6 replies · 533+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | July 21, 2004 | Joseph Farah
    WASHINGTON – Undaunted by Kofi Annan's rejection of a plan for United Nations monitoring of the U.S. presidential elections this fall, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-TX, is taking her case to Secretary of State Colin Powell. Johnson has urgently asked Powell to make an official request that the U.N. provide observers for the Nov. 2 elections in the United States to "ensure free and fair elections." Thirteen Democratic congressmen, led by Johnson, sent a letter July 8 to the U.N. general secretary requesting the presence of U.N. representatives in every county of the country during the voting process and...
  • Proposal to Have U.N. Monitor Elections Ends in Partisan Clash [Good work, keep it up!]

    07/19/2004 7:08:54 AM PDT · by TastyManatees · 12 replies · 1,411+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 7/19/04 | Dan Morgan
    Proposal to Have U.N. Monitor Elections Ends in Partisan Clash By Dan Morgan House Republicans view a recent move by 11 Democrats to have United Nations observers monitor U.S. elections as a politically motivated stunt, and last week they moved to nip the idea in the bud. But after an unusually rancorous skirmish that brought proceedings on the House floor to a standstill late Thursday, the issue may have received more publicity than even Democrats hoped for. It pitted Rep. Steve Buyer (R-Ind.), author of an amendment to the 2005 foreign aid bill aimed at blocking U.N. involvement in U.S....
  • House rebukes [Corrine] Brown for 'coup' speech

    07/16/2004 4:49:05 AM PDT · by OXENinFLA · 33 replies · 1,784+ views
    U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown of Jacksonville was rebuked and risked being forced into silence by House members Thursday after suggesting Republican members "stole the election" in 2000. In a seemingly rare vote, Washington officials said, the House decided, 219-187, to strike the "stole the election" statement from the congressional record. But they decided not to ban Brown from the House debate that day, as rules allow when members' reputations are impugned. Afterward, Brown told the Times-Union she stood by her statements. She at one point said, "I would have clarified it." Asked how, she paused and replied, "The truth of...
  • FREEP THIS CONGRESSWOMAN

    07/15/2004 7:29:03 PM PDT · by icebats22 · 61 replies · 2,530+ views
    Today on the honored floor of the house, Congresswoman Brown had the audacity to say that Bush ascended to the Presidency in a coup d'etat. The house reprimanded her, but that is not enough. I just called her office to say she should be ashamed of her rhetoric. All Freepers should call her office. The # is (202) 225-0123.
  • The congressmen who want U.N. observers in U.S. vote

    07/06/2004 11:50:09 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 31 replies · 1,535+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Wednesday, July 7, 2004
    WASHINGTON – The United Nations has turned down a controversial request by nine members of the U.S. Congress to assign international observers to the U.S. presidential election in November. The request came in the form of a letter drafted by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, and signed by eight other members of the House. "We are deeply concerned that the right of U.S. citizens to vote in free and fair elections is again in jeopardy," the lawmakers wrote to U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Besides Johnson, the other representatives signing the letter to Annan – all Democrats – were Julia Carson...
  • FRN Columnists' Corner - "The Double Standard Is Alive And Well" By Frank Salvato

    03/05/2004 6:30:33 PM PST · by Bob J · 2 replies · 152+ views
    Free Republic Network ^ | 3-5-04 | Frank Salvato
    We have seen another inappropriate outburst from the liberal left of the Democratic Party come and go without a word of outrage from Democratic leadership. US Representative Corrine Brown (D-FL) issued an incredibly racist statement in anger during a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill between administration officials and members of Congress regarding the Haitian crisis. This outburst so stunned those at the meeting that condemnation of Brown's statement has been streaming into the public forum. Curiously, but unsurprisingly, the Democratic Party leadership and leadership from the activist liberal left has been deafeningly silent. Rep. Brown, obviously unprepared for the meeting...
  • The Hypocrisy of Tolerance - (Rep. Corrine Brown's (D)racist remarks)

    03/03/2004 10:15:22 AM PST · by Lando Lincoln · 21 replies · 400+ views
    The Reality Check ^ | 03 March 2004 | Liz Polson
    When I sit back and read the day’s news, there’s nothing I can do but sit in disgust and restrain myself from banging my head against the nearest brick wall. On almost every newscast, in every newspaper there’s some story of intolerance and hate speech. Ever notice how “tolerance” is a hot button? It’s used for everything, especially mocking and dehumanizing others who have a different viewpoint, a viewpoint other than those that society has thrust upon us. The problem with tolerance in today’s society is that it is a one way street. And the root of that is the...
  • Racist outburst denounced (Rep. Corrine Brown)

    02/27/2004 10:41:02 PM PST · by kattracks · 23 replies · 107+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 2/28/04 | Steve Miller
    <p>The nation's leading Hispanic civil rights groups yesterday denounced Rep. Corrine Brown, a Florida Democrat, for her statement this week that white men "all look alike to me."</p> <p>She included in her castigation Thursday Assistant Secretary of State Roger Noriega, a Hispanic.</p>
  • Bonilla: Muted Reaction to Brown Shows Double Standard

    02/27/2004 3:12:43 PM PST · by Indy Pendance · 21 replies · 408+ views
    Fox News ^ | 2-27-04
    <p>MIAMI — House Rep. Henry Bonilla, a founding member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (search), has taken back his demand that Rep. Corrine Brown (search) resign her seat in Congress for remarks she made accusing the Bush administration of racism in its Haiti policy.</p>
  • "Call Pelosi" CARTOON calls for resignation of Rep. Corrine Brown for racist remarks

    02/27/2004 7:29:49 PM PST · by IPWGOP · 16 replies · 221+ views
    IowaPresidentialWatch.com ^ | 2/27/2004 | IPWGOP
  • Rep. Brown: Latinos and Whites 'All Look Alike to Me'

    02/27/2004 6:53:31 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 32 replies · 1,652+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 2/27/04 | Limbacher
    Can you imagine the nationwide media uproar if a Republican congressman said Hispanics and whites "all look alike to me"? But this comment came from a Democrat, so it's probably news to you. U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., apologized Thursday for her racist remarks. Her outburst came Wednesday during a briefing on Haiti with Florida's congressional delegation and Assistant Secretary of State Roger Noriega, a Mexican-American. The congresswoman, who is black, sat across from Noriega and launched a diatribe against President Bush. She claimed it was Republican leaders who were "racist" in their policies toward the failed black Caribbean nation,...
  • Support Roger Noriega - Call on Corrine Brown to resign!

    02/27/2004 3:47:18 PM PST · by j_accuse · 11 replies · 240+ views
    Instapundit.com and media sources ^ | February 26, 2004 09:17 AM | Glenn Reynolds
    February 26, 2004 MORE SHAMEFUL RACIST REMARKS FROM A MEMBER OF CONGRESS: U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown verbally attacked a top Bush administration official during a briefing on the Haiti crisis Wednesday, calling the President's policy on the beleaguered nation "racist" and his representatives "a bunch of white men." Her outburst was directed at Assistant Secretary of State Roger Noriega during a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill. Noriega, a Mexican-American, is the State Department's top official for Latin America. . . .Noriega later told Brown: "As a Mexican-American, I deeply resent being called a racist and branded a white man," according...
  • Senator calling for Corrine Brown to resign!

    02/27/2004 2:13:09 PM PST · by Dixie Pirate · 91 replies · 898+ views
    Me
    Just heard a Florida senator (possibly Ander Crenshaw) is calling for Corrine Brown to step down, citing her recent racist outburst as the reason.
  • Rep. Regrets 'White Men' Remarks

    02/27/2004 7:40:31 AM PST · by FFIGHTER · 44 replies · 801+ views
    FOXNews.com ^ | Friday, February 27, 2004 | Fox News' Teri Schultz and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
    MIAMI — U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown (search) apologized Thursday for remarks she made a day earlier when she said Hispanics and whites "all look alike to me." Brown made the statement during a Wednesday briefing on Haiti with Assistant Secretary of State Roger Noriega (search), a Mexican-American, and the Florida congressional delegation. During the meeting, attended by about 30 people, Brown sat across the table from Noriega and launched an attack on President Bush's policy on Haiti (search). She said Republican leaders were "racist" in their policies toward the Caribbean nation, which is almost entirely black, and called the president's...
  • U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown attacks top Bush administration official over Haiti(racist remarks)

    02/26/2004 8:01:58 AM PST · by Pikamax · 34 replies · 187+ views
    AP ^ | 02/26/04 | KEN THOMAS
    Posted on Wed, Feb. 25, 2004 Brown rips into Bush administration official KEN THOMAS Associated Press MIAMI - U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown verbally attacked a top Bush administration official during a briefing on the Haiti crisis Wednesday, calling the President's policy on the beleaguered nation "racist" and his representatives "a bunch of white men." Her outburst was directed at Assistant Secretary of State Roger Noriega during a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill. Noriega, a Mexican-American, is the State Department's top official for Latin America. "I think it was an emotional response of her frustration with the administration," said David Simon,...
  • More on Corrine Brown's statements (You all look the same)

    02/26/2004 9:11:17 AM PST · by brothers4thID · 55 replies · 1,421+ views
    Roll Call ^ | 2-26-2004 | Ed Henry
    Thursday, Feb. 26; 11:47am Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) is refusing to apologize for explosive comments she uttered Wednesday at a closed-door meeting in which she charged that President Bush is employing a racist policy toward Haiti. In a telephone interview with HOH on Wednesday night, Brown confirmed that she told Bush official Roger Noriega that the Haitian people are in desperate straits “because of all you white men” who have under-funded relief programs. Sources in the room for the Florida delegation meeting told HOH that Noriega, who is Mexican-American, took great offense at the comment. Some people in the room...
  • Brown Rips Into Bush Administration Official

    02/25/2004 4:14:57 PM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 113 replies · 1,317+ views
    Miami Herald.com ^ | 2/25/04 | Ken Thomas/AP
    MIAMI - U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown verbally attacked a top Bush administration official during a briefing on the Haiti crisis Wednesday, calling the President's policy on the beleaguered nation "racist" and his representatives "a bunch of white men." Her outburst was directed at Assistant Secretary of State Roger Noriega during a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill. Noriega, a Mexican-American, is the State Department's top official for Latin America. "I think it was an emotional response of her frustration with the administration," said David Simon, a spokesman for the Jacksonville Democrat. He noted that Brown, who is black, is "very passionate...
  • Duval Voting Troubles Continue

    11/05/2002 9:51:33 AM PST · by Bob Buchholz · 3 replies · 277+ views
    wokv ^ | 11/5/2002 | Unknown
    Duval Voting Troubles Continue Though they opened on-time, troubles with the new voting machines at a number of precincts in Duval County prevented many ballots from being counted, though we are now told that the problem has been resolved. Among those precincts affected was the Mary Singleton Senior Center, the precinct that had the most trouble on Primary Day. Corrine Brown, congressional candidate, was outraged at the problems at the polls and told WOKV NEWS that she was aware of a similar problem at precinct 10J. Both of those polls are in heavily African-American precincts, and she wondered why...
  • Help Jennifer Carroll unseat Rep. Corrine Brown in Florida Congressional District 3

    11/05/2002 5:51:03 AM PST · by jgrubbs · 22 replies · 296+ views
    Me | N/A | Me
    I didn't know that they changed my Congressional District from 7 to 3 a few months ago. I went in to vote this moring with the intentions of voting for John Mica, but he was not on my ballot, because I am no longer in his district. I along with many other Central Floridians are now in Congressional District 3, I voted for Jennifer Carroll Jennifer Carroll is trying to become the first black Republican woman elected to Congress. In a rematch of 2000, she is trying to unseat Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Fla., who also is black, in a strong...