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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

Justin Lamar Sternad (Source:CBS4)

New Twist In Rivera, Sternad Campaign Finance Scandal

The sordid campaign finance scandal involving convicted congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad and U.S. Rep. David Rivera has taken a major twist.

CBS Miami–02/26/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Charlie Crist Calls For End To US Embargo On Cuba

Charlie Crist, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, is calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba.

02/08/2014

Jeffrey Garcia (Courtesy: The Miami Herald)

Congressman Garcia’s Former Chief Of Staff Released From Jail

One of Congressman Joe Garcia’s former chief of staff, was released from jail after serving time for orchestrating a fraudulent, online absentee-ballot request.

01/03/2014

A look-back on politics in 2013 (Source: CBS4)

A Year in Politics: Indicted Mayors, Cocaine Congressman

By all accounts, 2013 should have been a quiet year in politics. In Washington, the President was riding high after an easy re-election. In Tallahassee, the Republicans remained in firm control of the state’s government. And locally, there were no major elections to embarrass South Florida.

CBS4–12/30/2013

U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia (Source: Hand Out Photo/Office of Congressman Joe Garcia)

Garcia Joining Congressional Fast On Immigration

Representative Joe Garcia (D-Miami) will join a 24-hour congressional fast relay to express solidarity with a group of immigration on the National Mall.

CBS Miami–12/06/2013

North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau (Source: City Of North Miami)

N. Miami Mayor’s Office Raided In Absentee Ballot Case

The ongoing criminal investigation into an absentee-ballot request case took investigators to the private office of North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau Friday morning.

CBS Miami–11/01/2013

Jeffrey Garcia (Courtesy: The Miami Herald)

90-Days In Jail For Rep. Garcia’s Former Chief Of Staff

The former chief of staff for Congressman Joe Garcia is going to jail for orchestrating a fraudulent, online absentee-ballot request during the 2012 election.

10/21/2013

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