Miami Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo lost to Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell on Tuesday night.

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell used a barrage of TV ads and a campaign focused on healthcare, Democrats’ single-most important issue, to defeat Miami Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo on Tuesday night.
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Debbie Mucarsel-Powell used a barrage of TV ads and a campaign focused on healthcare, Democrats’ single-most important issue, to defeat Miami Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo on Tuesday night.

Alex Daugherty is the Washington correspondent for the Miami Herald, covering South Florida from the nation’s capital. Previously, he worked as the Washington correspondent for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and for the Herald covering politics in Miami.