Friday, November 22, 2019

Joe Garcia Announces Bid for Congressional Seat in Miami

Former Miami-Dade Democratic Party chief Joe Garcia resigned his post at the Department of Energy on Tuesday and announced his bid to run for the South Florida Congressional District 25 seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-FL. Diaz-Balart is, in turn, planning to run for the seat currently held by his retiring brother, […]

Democrats look to Joe Garcia for a Win in 2010

As reported in a recent post by La Plaza, Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart’s (R-FL) announcement to retire in January initiated an unexpected political jostle when his brother, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), who represents the neighboring congressional district, decided to vacate his seat and run in the retiring Diaz-Balart’s district, which is seen as a Republican safe […]

Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart Announces he will not seek reelection in January

Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL) announced on Thursday that he will not seek reelection at the end of his current term after 18 years in that office.  One of three Republican Latinos currently serving in Congress, Diaz-Balart is known for his strong stance in favor of the Cuban embargo.  He is reported to be “seriously considering” […]