Justin Lamar Sternad has admitted to the FBI what was obvious all along – that he was indeed a fake candidate put up by Rep. David Rivera with seed money to take down his Democratic challenger, Joe Garcia.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday September 26, 2012 8:15 am|
|By: David Dayen Saturday September 22, 2012 1:54 pm|
I’ve mentioned the saga of Rep. David Rivera once before. He’s the South Florida Republican Congressman who paid for mailers for a fake Democratic “candidate” in the hopes that he could either drive up the negatives or defeat his likely opponent, Joe Garcia. Investigators, including the FBI, have already discovered a bounty of evidence showing [...]
|By: David Dayen Wednesday August 22, 2012 9:35 am|
Here’s a pretty incredible story out of South Florida. David Rivera, a Congressman who already has an impressive history of corruption, paid the bills for a fake Democratic primary candidate for his House seat. Fueled with $43,000 in secret money, Republican Rep. David Rivera helped run a shadow campaign that might have broken federal laws [...]
|By: David Dayen Thursday February 11, 2010 8:21 am|
Obviously, Republicans, fearing a wipeout in November, are running for the hills. What? That’s not the narrative? Then why have eighteen House Republicans retired so far before the 2010 midterms, then, more than 10% of their entire caucus, including Lincoln Diaz-Balart in the Miami area, today? Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL) will announce later today he [...]