Saying he wants to ‘shake things up’, former Miami-Dade commissioner Joe Martinez has announced that he intends to run against Joe Garcia for his seat in Congress in 2014.
The bill to avert some of the fiscal cliff finally passed the House of Representatives late Tuesday night and did so with a largely bipartisan vote, especially from the Florida Congressional delegation.
From a political standpoint, 2012 proved to be another raucous year in South Florida. Amid echoes of, “Let people vote!” in our ears, with the images of long lines still haunting our memories, Florida was once again the center of attention.
The GOP lost a little ground in Florida’s congressional delegation Tuesday night, but how much ground is still unknown, almost 24 hours after polls closed.
The race for Florida’s 26th district congressional seat has been one of the most bitter in recent memory.
The Democratic Party of Florida said Friday it joins “Republicans in calling on Congressman David Rivera to resign.” Democrats made the statement after a New York Times report said GOP pressure is growing Rivera to leave.
The race for the Florida Congressional District 26 seat is one of the most talked about in South Florida.
Eleven separate ethics charges were filed by the state of Florida against Republican U.S. Representative David Rivera Wednesday morning, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
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′s Jim DeFede talks to Joe Garcia who is running against Congressman David Rivera for Florida’s newly redrawn District 26.