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David Rivera Investigation

Scandal-Ridden Former Rep. To Resume Campaigning For Congress

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. David Rivera (R-Fla.), who has found himself embroiled in a myriad of scandals, has resumed campaigning for Congress. Rivera suspended ...

Probe Of Ex-Rep. David Rivera Hinges On Friend

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

MIAMI (AP) — After four years of unrelenting investigations, former U.S. Rep. David Rivera's fate in a criminal campaign finance probe could rest sq...

Disgraced Congressman Suspends Bid For Congress After Florida Redistricting Decision

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

Disgraced former U.S. Rep. David Rivera (R) announced Friday he was suspending his bid for the congressional district he once represented. Rivera, ...

David Rivera Is Running For Congress Again Despite FBI Investigation

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

It takes a lot to shock the political watchers of scandal-plagued South Florida. Disgraced former U.S. Rep. David Rivera did it Thursday night by ...

The Insane David Rivera Story Gets Even Stranger

Miami Herald | PATRICIA MAZZEI | Posted 07.20.2013 | Miami

GRANADA, Nicaragua -- In this quaint colonial town, vigilant residents who keep close tabs on their neighbors know the enigmatic woman as Doña Anita,...

Missing 'Republican Bad Girl' Discovered In Nicaragua

Miami New Times | Francisco Alvarado | Posted 06.12.2013 | Miami

In the lakeside tourist city of Granada, Nicaragua, visitors strolling along La Calle Libertad come upon a blue Colonial-style building with a small s...

Former Candidate Embroiled In GOP Scandal To Be Charged

Miami Herald | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

A former candidate under FBI investigation with former U.S. Rep David Rivera is scheduled to be charged Friday with federal crimes over his campaign f...

Embattled Congressman Loses

Reuters | Posted 01.06.2013 | Miami

By David Adams MIAMI, Nov 6 (Reuters) - A campaign finance scandal may have cost a South Florida Republican his congressional seat and...

GOP Rep Broke 11 Ethics Laws, State Panel Says

AP | BILL KACZOR | Posted 12.24.2012 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Ethics Commission on Wednesday found probable cause that Rep. David Rivera, who is in a tight re-election race, ...

Who Might Replace Rivera?

Miami Herald | MANNY GARCIA AND MARC CAPUTO | Posted 12.02.2012 | Miami

Bracing for embattled U.S. Rep. David Rivera to be indicted or lose his election, Republicans have started lining up potential successors to regain th...

FBI, Police Investigate Dem Candidate With Suspicious Ties To GOP Congressman

Miami Herald | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

The FBI and Miami-Dade police have opened separate criminal investigations into the campaign of a Democratic congressional candidate who, vendors say,...

Probe On Prominent Republican Reveals Unusual Transactions, Missing Money

Miami Herald | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

Buried amid the records compiled in the recently concluded criminal probe of Republican Congressman David Rivera is a $50,000 mystery....

Officials: Rivera Escapes State Charges, Federal Case Still Open

AP | LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and CURT ANDERSON | Posted 06.18.2012 | Miami

MIAMI — U.S. Rep David Rivera won't be charged with a state crime in Florida following a more than year-long investigation of the Republican's f...

Scandal-Plagued GOPer Gets Good News

Miami Herald | SCOTT HIAASEN AND PATRICIA MAZZEI | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

U.S. Rep. David Rivera will not face criminal charges following an 18-month investigation of his personal and campaign finances by the Miami-Dade Stat...

Rubio's Risky Alliance Could Prove Problematic

Politico | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio has every excuse to stay away from his old South Florida friend Rep. David Rivera. Rivera is facing state and federal inquiries st...

GOP Congressman Faces FBI Investigation

The Miami Herald | Scott Hiaasen & Marc Caputo | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

Federal investigators have opened a second criminal probe of U.S. Rep. David Rivera, examining undisclosed payments from a Miami gambling enterprise t...

David Rivera: Just How Much Trouble Is This GOP Congressman In?

The Washington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Florida freshman Republican Rep. David Rivera hasn't had a smooth first month in office. To say the least....

David Rivera Faces Criminal Investigation Over Questionable Expenses

AP | LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MIAMI — Freshman U.S. Rep. David Rivera, who is facing a state criminal investigation of his finances, paid himself nearly $60,000 in unexplaine...

David Rivera Faces Criminal Probe Over 'Thank You' Spending: Report

The Miami Herald | Scott Hiaasen & Patricia Mazzei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After dropping out of a state Senate race last year to run for Congress, David Rivera set aside tens of thousands of dollars from his dormant Senate c...