The sordid campaign finance scandal involving convicted congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad and U.S. Rep. David Rivera has taken a major twist.
A bill that would significantly raise campaign contributions survived a House vote Friday.
The Florida House of Representatives is poised to pass a major measure that would allow for an increase in contribution limits for campaigns.
The investigation surrounding former U.S. Representative David Rivera’s alleged ties to an illegally funded congressional campaign continues to tighten up with additional witnesses now helping federal agents, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Republican candidates typically do well when it comes to donations from billionaires. And in the exclusive club of mostly billionaire owners in the NFL, many are throwing their support behind Mitt Romney.
Traditionally, the military has supported Republicans in national elections. That could be slowly changing as President Barack Obama is picking up support among those who defend the nation.
Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado could face penalties over irregularities in his 2009 campaign finance reports, but there’s no evidence of a crime.