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Congressman David Rivera

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

House Aide: Giving Maps To Consultant Was ‘A Mistake’

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.

05/20/2014

Vice President Joe Biden joined Representative Joe Garcia for his campaign kick off in Miami on May 3, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

VP Biden Joins Rep. Garcia For Campaign Kick-Off

The Democratic incumbent running in a hotly contested Congressional race is calling in a major political heavyweight.

05/03/2014

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Rivera Continues To Dodge Questions About Investigations

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.

CBS4–10/05/2012

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More Possible Scandal For Embattled Congressman David Rivera

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.

CBS4–08/22/2012

(Source: Campaign Photo) Joe Garcia

Garcia Hits The Campaign Trail On First Day Of Campaign

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.

CBS4–05/01/2012

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State Attorney Formally Closes Finance Investigation Against David Rivera

Congressman David Rivera is in the clear when it comes to accusations from the State Attorney’s Office that he violated campaign finance laws.

CBS4–04/18/2012

Congressman David Rivera

Rivera State Case Closed, Questions Remain

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.

CBS4–04/17/2012

US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Speaker of the House John Boehner applaud as US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 24, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

S. Florida Leaders React To The State Of The Union Address

Several South Florida leaders issued statements in response to Tuesday’s State of the Union address.

CBS4–01/24/2012

Congressman David Rivera

CREW Names Rivera To Most Corrupt In Congress List

Miami Republican Congressman David Rivera has been embroiled in controversy since his campaign. Now, he’s earned a very dubious designation.

CBS4–09/20/2011

El cantante cubano Pablo Milanes. (Source: ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

US Rep. Rivera, Exile Groups Protest Musician Milanes’ Miami Show

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.

CBS4–08/12/2011

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