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Joe Martinez, former chairman of the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners (Miamidade.gov)

Joe Martinez To Challenge Garcia For Congressional Seat

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.

CBS4–02/17/2013

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S. Fla. Congressional Delegation Split On Fiscal Cliff Deal

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.

CBS Miami–01/02/2013

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A Year To Remember In Politics

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.

CBS4–12/27/2012

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GOP’s Grip On Florida Congress Loosens, But Not Much

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.

CBS4–11/07/2012

Joe Garcia (left) and David Rivera (right). (Source: CBS4)

Garcia Defeats David Rivera In District 26

The race for Florida’s 26th district congressional seat has been one of the most bitter in recent memory.

CBS4–11/06/2012

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Dems Say They Join GOP In Calling For Rivera To Resign

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.

CBS Miami–10/26/2012

Joe Garcia (Source: CBS4)

Joe Garcia Touts 26-Point Economic Plan In Race For District 26 Seat

The race for the Florida Congressional District 26 seat is one of the most talked about in South Florida.

CBS4–10/25/2012

Congressman David Rivera

Report: Rivera Facing 11 State Ethics Charges

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.

CBS Miami–10/24/2012

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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

Joe Garcia  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Joe Garcia

CBS4′s Jim DeFede talks to Joe Garcia who is running against Congressman David Rivera for Florida’s newly redrawn District 26.

CBS4–09/30/2012

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