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Carlos Curbelo, Miami-Dade School Board member (Source: CBS4)

Curbelo Leads In Miami Congressional Race

Miami-Dade School Board member Carlos Curbelo was the winner of a five-way GOP primary that included former U.S. Rep. David Rivera.

08/26/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Election Day: Key Races Across The State And In South Florida

Election Day rolls on as South Florida voters continue to file into their polls throughout the region.

08/26/2014

Carlos Curbelo, Miami-Dade School Board member (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: 26th Cong. District: The GOP Candidates Debate

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.

CBS4–08/25/2014

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

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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Report: Mayor Giménez Accused Of Retaliation In Cuts To Police Corruption Unit

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez defended himself Wednesday against allegations from the president of the county’s Police Benevolent Association that he in some way delayed the investigation into electoral fraud by limiting the size of the police department’s public corruption unit.

CBS Miami–08/21/2013

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

Mayor Carlos Gimenez and commissioners at installation ceremony in South Miami-Dade. (Source: Office Of The Mayor)

Miami-Dade Mayor, Commissioners Sworn In Tuesday

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez was officially sworn in to his first full term in office Tuesday morning.

CBS4–11/20/2012

Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Mayor, Commissioners To Be Sworn In Tuesday

On Tuesday morning, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez will officially begin his first full term, when he will be sworn in following his August electoral win.

CBS4–11/19/2012

(Source: AP)

Defeated Candidates Challenge Primary Results

Miami-Dade Commission Chair Joe Martinez is taking the results of the recent mayor race to court.

08/28/2012

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