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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

(Source: CBS4) Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez delivers the State Of The County address on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.

Gimenez Victory May Be Challenged

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez easily defeated opponent Joe Martinez to retain his top job in the county Tuesday night. But, Martinez is not going gently into the night after losing by more than 20 percent of the vote.

CBS Miami–08/15/2012

Carlos Gimenez and Joe Martinez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Re-Elected Miami-Dade Mayor

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez cruised to victory in his battle with long-time commissioner Joe Martinez, but the race may be far from over.

CBS4–08/14/2012

Joe Martinez, former chairman of the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners (Miamidade.gov)

Commissioner Joe Martinez Hopes To Run County That Raised Him

On Tuesday, Miami-Dade county voters will have the opportunity to elect their next mayor.

CBS4–08/13/2012

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