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For Immediate Release: April 10th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, FL — After spending her 10th workday on patrol with the Gretna Police Department, Gwen Graham released a statement slamming Congressman Steve Southerland’s vote today for the short-sighted Ryan budget — a budget that makes drastic cuts to grants vital to North Florida’s police departments and raises taxes on the middle class all to pay for more tax... Read More →
For Immediate Release: April 8th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914   TALLAHASSEE, FL  – Following the Senate’s bipartisan passage of emergency unemployment insurance, today Gwen Graham issued the following statement urging Congressman Southerland to take up this critical measure in the House:   “This is exactly the kind of thing North Floridians can’t stand about Washington’s out of touch priorities. The same Congressman Steve... Read More →
For Immediate Release: April 3, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today Gwen Graham announced that her campaign has qualified by petition for the ballot.  In an early sign of the campaign’s strong grassroots strength across the district, more than 4,500 individual North Florida residents have submitted a petition endorsing Gwen’s campaign to bring North Florida’s independent, results-oriented values back to Washington. “I am so... Read More →
On One-Year Anniversary of Graham Campaign, Washington Special Interests Rush to Defend Vulnerable Incumbent For Immediate Release: April 2, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In a message to campaign supporters and voters across North Florida, Gwen Graham reflected on the year that has passed since announcing her campaign for Congress on April 2, 2013. Graham shared some personal moments from the past year, but wrote that... Read More →
Graham urges Republicans and Democrats to work together to responsibly reduce wasteful spending, protect North Florida seniors, students and businesses. For Immediate Release: April 2, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, FL – Following the announcement of the Republican Budget, Gwen Graham issued the following statement: “I am deeply committed to cutting Washington’s out of control spending – but this budget represents the wrong... Read More →
For Immediate Release: March 13th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914   TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, Gwen Graham issued the following statement of condolence on the passing of former Florida Governor Reubin Askew. “Today we remember the life and legacy of Governor Reubin Askew. He was a great statesman and public servant for the people of Florida.   Governor Askew showed Florida and America true leadership. He understood what it meant to put... Read More →
As you’ve probably heard by now, this race is gearing up to be one of the most competitive in the nation.  The most crucial step toward showing the grassroots strength of our campaign is collecting enough petition signatures to qualify for the ballot.   With this is mind, I am writing to you today to ask you to help us get there.  This weekend in Tallahassee, on both Saturday and Sunday at 10:00am and 1:00pm, we will be joining with others and heading into the community to start... Read More →
10
Mar 2014
BIG News: A brand-new poll just released shows that voters in our district are fed up with the broken politics of Washington – Tea Party Congressman Steve Southerland and Gwen are in a statistical dead heat! Not only that, if the election were held today, only 36% of voters would re-elect Congressman Southerland compared to 49% of voters who want someone new! North Florida voters are absolutely FED UP with our opponent and his irresponsible voting record for this district, and this... Read More →
05
Mar 2014
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My friend, Gwen

Serving for 16 years as the President Emeritus of Florida A&M University, I saw the potential for any child to succeed both personally and academically, given the right opportunity. My job as an educator and our job as parents are to ensure our children receive that chance to succeed. Gwen Graham has proven herself a tireless advocate for education and the equality of opportunity made possible through academia. During her time with the Leon County School District, she worked to put high... Read More →
For Immediate Release: February 25th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, Gwen Graham announced that her campaign has been endorsed by the Blue Dog Coalition – a group of independent minded, fiscally conservative Democrats. “I’m honored to receive the endorsement from the Blue Dog Democrats who share my commitment to North Florida values: fiscal conservatism, making government do more with less, and bringing folks together to... Read More →
By March 31st we need to collect over 4,500 petitions to show our support throughout North Florida. If you are registered to vote in Florida’s 2nd Congressional district we need your help. If you haven’t already done so, please help Gwen by signing the petition or sharing the petition with your family and friends. Please download the petition, print it out and sign it. Once signed, you can mail your petition to: Graham for Congress P.O. Box 310 Tallahassee, FL 32302 Read More →
For Immediate Release: February 18th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today, Gwen Graham, candidate in Florida’s second congressional district, released the following statement underscoring the importance of the Farm Bill for farmers in the second congressional district following her work day on Bobbie and Ed Golden’s sixty-eight acre goat ranch just outside of Monticello. Graham’s workday coincided with a visit from the Florida... Read More →
For Immediate Release: January 30th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 Tallahassee, FL – Today, Gwen Graham, candidate in Florida’s second congressional district, issued the following statement following yesterday’s passage of the Farm Bill through the House of Representatives:  “After unnecessary delay, the House of Representatives has finally come together to pass a Farm Bill. The farmers in North Florida will finally have certainty when... Read More →
“As a mother with a daughter in the workforce, this issue is personal for me.  I grew up working in a changing era – she deserves to work in a changed one.”  — Graham For Immediate Release: January 29th, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 Tallahassee, FL – Today, Gwen Graham, candidate in Florida’s second congressional district, released the following statement underscoring the need to continue striving for gender income equality... Read More →
27
Jan 2014
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Wow!

Friend - I am humbled by all of the support our campaign has received over the past eleven months. Just today, it was released that because of you, we have outraised Congressman Southerland for the second quarter in a row, by more than $200,000 and now sit with a $200,000 cash on hand advantage over his campaign. We know this is because the individuals and families of North Florida are ready for new leadership. In Congress, I will be the independent voice that North Florida deserves. We are... Read More →
For Immediate Release: January 21, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE – Today the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) has endorsed Gwen Graham’s campaign to bring North Florida’s bipartisan, problem solving values to Washington in order to stop the dysfunction in Washington. In a statement, Jim Tolley, President of IAFF affiliate, Florida Professional Firefighters, commended Gwen Graham for her commitment to stand up for... Read More →
Friend - You are invited to Gwen Graham’s First Annual Birthday Bash at 101 Restaurant located at 215 W College Ave, Tallahassee, FL on Thursday, January 30th from 5:30 to 7:00pm. Come help Gwen celebrate her 51st birthday and make 2014 her best year yet! The suggested contribution for this event is $51 per person, $25 per student. To RSVP, please email Elizabethannedavis1@gmail.com. If you cannot attend, but would like to make a contribution, please click... Read More →
For Immediate Release: January 13, 2014 Julia Gill Woodward, Campaign Manager press@gwengraham.com 850-559-8914 TALLAHASSEE, FL – Today Gwen Graham announced that her campaign has over $1 million cash on hand for her campaign – yet another strong indication that Gwen’s message of bringing north Florida’s commonsense, problem solving values to Washington is resonating with Florida families. “I’m so grateful for the hundreds of Floridians who have stepped up to support our campaign – this is... Read More →
06
Jan 2014
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Great News!

What a year 2013 has been! Over the past nine months, we have worked hard to build a great campaign and folks are starting to take notice. Just last week, we were named in Politico’s “Top 10 Must-Watch Races for 2014″ and we were honored as one of “Florida’s Political Winners in 2013″ by Sunshine State News. These recent highlights are in addition to Roll Call naming our race as one of the“Top 5 Races to Watch in the South,” Politico naming me... Read More →
20
Dec 2013
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What a year!

Last April, I never would have imagined what an incredible experience running for U.S. Congress would be. I have been humbled by the warmth and support of individuals and families across North Florida. The second congressional district is the largest in Florida, but over the past nine months, I have traveled to every corner. From the Panama City Christmas Parade to the Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin Festival, I have been welcomed by all of you. I know you are ready for new leadership and I have... Read More →