Justin Lamar Sternad, 35, went from Congressional primary challenger to convicted criminal in the span of less than a year when he pleaded guilty to charges related to his campaign financing on Friday.
The man who challenged Joe Garcia in last year’s Democratic primary, and who later was the subject of an FBI investigation after he was linked to former U.S. Rep. David Rivera, plans to enter a change of plea next week.
Justin Lamar Sternad, a former Democratic Congressional candidate, surrendered Friday morning to federal officials to face charges related to his campaign finances.
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.
Congressman Joe Garcia joined the South Florida Council of Firefighters in hosting Achilles International for their wheelchair tune-up.
Miami’s former mayor may be pursuing another shot at politics, but this time, at a much higher level.
Newly elected Congressman Joe Garcia discusses immigration and gun control legislation with CBS4′s Jim DeFede.
Newly elected South Florida Congressman Joe Garcia was officially sworn-in Monday.
As Congress runs out of time to reach a deal on the fiscal cliff, many people are concerned about what will happen in the new year.
At a Veterans’ Day event in Southwest Miami-Dade Monday Democratic Congressman-elect Joe Garcia and longtime Republican Congressman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen embraced fondly but took varying views on the scandal that has engulfed former CIA Director David Petraeus.