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Joe Garcia targeted with Spanish-language radio ads



The NRCC said today it is paying for Spanish-languge radio ads highlighting a scandal involving aides to Rep. Joe Garcia of Miami.

As translated in English: "Voter alert. Political corruption and fraud are looking to plague our community. The Chief of Staff for Congressman Joe Garcia and his campaign manager are being investigated for carrying out an unprecedented plan to falsify hundreds of absentee ballot requests with the intention of manipulating Garcia's election. What's Garcia's reaction?  He says it was a well-intentioned effort.  A well-intentioned effort? Committing fraud? Garcia had the nerve to say that it's all part of how we do politics in our community. No Mr. Garcia, fraud is not acceptable in our community and it's shameful for you to say that. Call Joe Garcia today. Tell him that we are tired of the corruption and the fraud. If he can't tell us the truth, the right thing to do is resign."

[Last modified: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 10:55am]


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