The sordid campaign finance scandal involving convicted congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad and U.S. Rep. David Rivera has taken a major twist.
Republican Trey Radel, who achieved infamy after pleading guilty to cocaine-possession charges in Washington, will resign his Congressional seat, CBS News has confirmed.
Congressman Trey Radel, who pleaded guilty to cocaine possession, has apologized to his Republican colleagues.
A Florida congressman has been charged with cocaine possession after what officials described as a “buy and bust” operation Tuesday.
Alex Sink, former chief financial officer for Florida and 2010 gubernatorial candidate, has set her eyes on a larger role in politics in the U.S. Congress.
Former U.S. Rep. Clay Shaw, a congressman who represented a chunk of South Florida for more than two decades, has died following a lengthy battle against lung cancer.
Former U.S. Representative Allen West made his name with infamous comments like his Joseph McCarthy-like claim that 80 Democrats in Congress were communists and other fiery rhetoric. After several months out of the political sphere, West is coming back with Fox News.
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.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.
Newly elected South Florida Congressman Joe Garcia was officially sworn-in Monday.