Congressman David Rivera
An aide to former House Speaker Dean Cannon admitted Tuesday that he made a mistake by secretly feeding redistricting plans to a Republican political consultant in 2012, but denied that the arrangement tainted the redrawing of the state’s congressional districts.
The Democratic incumbent running in a hotly contested Congressional race is calling in a major political heavyweight.
Congressman David Rivera is the subject of several federal investigations, including one surrounding whether he bankrolled a fellow candidate to run against his Democratic challenger. But, Congressman Rivera has been avoiding the media ever since the details came to light.
Republican Congressman David Rivera of Miami-Dade, already the target of a federal tax evasion probe, may face more scandal, and possible criminal charges, after an investigation by CBS4’s News Partner, The Miami Herald.
Democrat Joe Garcia has made his case to South Florida voters that he should represent him in Congress and twice he’s lost. But Garcia will again run for Congress in 2012 against incumbent Republican Congressman David Rivera and he hit the campaign trail Tuesday.
Congressman David Rivera is in the clear when it comes to accusations from the State Attorney’s Office that he violated campaign finance laws.
For more than a year, the Miami Dade State Attorney has been investigating Congressman David Rivera for possible campaign finance law violations. But CBS4 News has learned the case is now closed and no charges will be brought against the Republican freshman.
Several South Florida leaders issued statements in response to Tuesday’s State of the Union address.
Miami Republican Congressman David Rivera has been embroiled in controversy since his campaign. Now, he’s earned a very dubious designation.
A small coalition of exile groups and a South Florida GOP congressman asked local authorities to cancel the first Miami concert of famed Cuban artist Pablo Milanes scheduler later this month at the downtown American Airlines Arena.