Heard on the Hill

Heard on the Hill

After a largely self-financed campaign that promised “universal basic income” from the government of $1,000 a month to people making $75,000 or less, Democrat Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick won a special election Tuesday to replace the late Rep. Alcee Hastings in Florida’s 20th District.

A home health care company executive, she will be the first Haitian-American Democrat in Congress.

Cherfilus-McCormick was leading Republican Jason Mariner 80 percent to 18 percent when when the AP called the race less than 10 minutes after the polls closed. Three other candidates were also running.Mariner, an advertising executive who ran on an “America first” platform, is a […]

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