These and other unanswered questions linger, and it's unclear whether they'll be resolved after the conclusion of the FEC audit investigation. The party faithful in South Florida, both Democrat and Republican, have other pressing concerns. "We're certainly aware of it and interested," says state Democratic Party chairman Bob Poe. "But we don't have the authority to do anything, and we'll have to wait until it gets closer to election time. This may help draw out a good [opponent to Diaz-Balart] willing to make an issue out of it. Then it's fair game. We have lots of time."