U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami, shares a light moment during a May 1, 2017, press conference. Her retirement has set off a scramble by hopeful Democratic officeholders to replace her in the left-leaning congressional district, and the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature may change state law to require anyone running for federal office to give up their state or local seats.
U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami, shares a light moment during a May 1, 2017, press conference. Her retirement has set off a scramble by hopeful Democratic officeholders to replace her in the left-leaning congressional district, and the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature may change state law to require anyone running for federal office to give up their state or local seats. CARL JUSTE Miami Herald File Photo
U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami, shares a light moment during a May 1, 2017, press conference. Her retirement has set off a scramble by hopeful Democratic officeholders to replace her in the left-leaning congressional district, and the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature may change state law to require anyone running for federal office to give up their state or local seats. CARL JUSTE Miami Herald File Photo

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