Election Day rolls on as South Florida voters continue to file into their polls throughout the region.
Five republicans will face off in the August 26th primary election, each hoping for the chance to run against Congressman Joe Garcia in the November general election. Four of those five are participating in a TV debate in the CBS4 studios. Investigator Jim DeFede moderates the debate, as a special half-hour of this week’s Facing South Florida. Only David Rivera, the former congressman trying to regain his old seat has decided not to participate.
A woman tied to former Congressman David Rivera has taken a plea deal in federal court. During a hearing Tuesday, Ana Alliegro pleaded guilty to campaign finance charges.
The crisis of thousands of unaccompanied minors crossing the Mexican border is being felt across the United States and in South Florida as well.
Amid a criminal investigation, the fate of ex-Florida Congressman David Rivera, may rely mostly on a woman who was his close friend.
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.
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.
The Democratic incumbent running in a hotly contested Congressional race is calling in a major political heavyweight.
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.
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.