Tag: Joe Garcia

Peter SchorschApril 12, 2018
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Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia is mulling a run in the special election for the District 5 seat on the Miami-Dade County Commission, according to several South Florida politicos. The District 5 seat is vacant due to the exit of Republican Bruno Barreiro, who left the job to run full-time for Florida’s 27th Congressional […]

Mitch PerryJanuary 26, 2018
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UPDATED Jeff Garcia, a once respected South Florida political operative who spent 65 days in jail after being convicted in an absentee-ballot case in 2014, is apparently back in the political game. Garcia is listed as the campaign manager for House District 114 GOP Democratic candidate Javier Fernandez in a fundraising email sent Thursday afternoon. […]

Mitch PerryDecember 17, 2017
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz is supporting fellow Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell in her campaign for Florida’s 26th Congressional District. “I am proud to endorse Debbie Mucarsel-Powell in her campaign for Congress,” said the former Democratic National Committee chair Sunday afternoon in a statement from the Mucarsel-Powell campaign. “Debbie has spent her career working to expand health care access to underserved communities in Miami. […]

Staff ReportsAugust 2, 2017
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The Congressional Leadership Fund has wasted no time in lobbing its first attack after Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, who announced this week she would challenge Republican Carlos Curbelo in Florida’s 26th Congressional District. The super PAC, which has the backing of the entire House Republican leadership, sent an email Wednesday saying Mucarsel-Powell is “slowly becoming a […]

Mitch PerryAugust 2, 2017
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In front of the West Perrine Health Center in Miami, Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell officially announced her candidacy for Florida’s 26th Congressional District, where she hopes to take on Republican incumbent Carlos Curbelo next year. Although Curbelo is considered extremely vulnerable in the Democratic leaning district that stretches from Miami to Key West, Mucarsel-Powell is the first […]

Mitch PerryJune 23, 2017
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The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida is backing Miami businesswoman Annette Taddeo in the Senate District 40 special election, saying she will be a “progressive champion” who will represent the interests of everyday Floridians in the Florida Legislature. “DPCF’s endorsement questionnaire covers a wide variety of topics, including charter and voucher school accountability, gun safety, […]


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