Joe Garcia

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Florida Politicians Applaud Travel Sanctions On Venezuelan Officials

An announcement by the U.S. Secretary of State concerning new sanctions on two dozen high-ranking Venezuelan officials linked to human rights abuses was met with party line reaction by some of Florida’s top politicians.

07/30/2014

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio  (Source: CBS4)

Marco Rubio Not Endorsing Rivera In House Primary

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio does not plan to endorse David Rivera in the Republican primary. The Florida senator and Rivera, who is running for the 26th Congressional District seat, have been allies before.

05/08/2014

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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Vice President Biden Delivers Speech At Miami-Dade College

Vice President Joe Biden drew cheers from many of the 2,000 graduating students from Miami-Dade College and their parents when he called for immigration reform and said that could increase the Gross Domestic Product for the U.S. economy by
5.4% over the next 20 years.

05/03/2014

Former Rep. David Rivera (Source: CBS4)

Former Rep. David Rivera Officially Files To Run For Office Again

Former embattled South Florida Congressman David Rivera, under investigation in a campaign financing scheme, has filed the necessary paperwork to run for the 26th Congressional District seat.

CBS Miami–05/02/2014

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Wasserman Schultz Calls On Congress To Act On Immigration Reform

U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Joe Garcia stood side by side with advocates at a Hispanic Unity of Florida news conference in Hollywood on Monday and called on Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration bill.

04/28/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Pelosi Talks Immigration Reform At FIU

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi joined Miami Congressman Joe Garcia Friday to talk about immigration reform.

03/21/2014

Ana Alliegro arrested in Managua, Nicaragua Friday March 7, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Rivera Friend Pleads Not Guilty To Campaign Violations

Ana Alliegro, the friend and political confidante of former Republican Congressman David Rivera, pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday afternoon to multiple charges related to the campaign of Justin Sternad.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

Ana Alliegro

Friend Of Former Congressman Charged With Federal Campaign Violations

Ana Alliegro – friend and political confidante of former Republican Congressman David Rivera – was arrested by Nicaraguan authorities at a hair salon Tuesday and turned over to the FBI Friday morning. Late Friday afternoon, Alliegro returned to Miami on a flight from Managua. She covered her faced with her hands as she walked through the airport.

03/07/2014

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Local Venezuelans Meet With Politicos On Unrest In Former Homeland

On the streets of Venezuela, protestors are demanding change, rallying against soaring inflation, food shortages and dwindling rights.

03/03/2014

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