Steve Marin

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    June 12, 2013

    Norman Braman, Magic City Casino Among Top Donors in Miami Mayor's Race

    The Miami Mayor's race is still five months away, but a majority of the city's politically influential power brokers are lining up behind Commissioner Francis Suarez, who is looking to take out popular incumbent Tomas Regalado with more than one million bucks in his campaign war chest. Regalado has ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011

    Marc Sarnoff is the Top Rain Maker in Miami

    ​​Miami city commissioner Marc Sarnoff has collected nearly half a million dollars in his reelection bid, leading all candidates in the money raising front for the upcoming November election. Of the three incumbents on the ballot, Sarnoff faces the stiffest competition with four opponents who ha ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    Memo To Miami City Commissioners: Red Light Cameras Suck

    ​As cities around south Florida are ditching controversial red light camera programs, Miami's elected officials are about to extend its contract with the company that provides the company that operates the video recorders. Ass backwards, you say? Well, it is the Magic City.At today's city commissi ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    Steve Marin Is A Big Winner In 2010 Elections

    ​As the 2010 election cycle winds down in the next six days, Banana Republican would like to congratulate lobbyist and campaign consultant Steve Marin for pulling in the big bucks. And if any of his candidates still vying for an elected seat win On November 2, we can only imagine he will solidify ... More >>

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    February 17, 2010

    Commissioner Richard Dunn: Natty Dresser, Colorful Orator, Almost Felon

    ​Three weeks on the Miami City Commission, and already the Rev. Richard Dunn has figured out Miami politics. Contacted Tuesday to comment on a story about his driving record, the newly appointed replacement for Michelle Spence-Jones went on the offensive, attacking District 2's Marc Sarn ... More >>

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    November 19, 2008

    Electorial Money Makers, Part I

    With the election season wrapped up, Banana Republican sifted through federal campaign financial reports, including those of Barack Obama and John McCain, to see who got paid. We begin with the companies that made money working for Mario Diaz-Balart, Lincoln Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the ... More >>

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    March 9, 2006

    Arriola Resign? Fuhgeddaboutit!

    In the wake of Miami's fire fee scandal, the city manager goes nuclear on the Herald, Tomas Regalado, and taxpayers

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    November 3, 2005
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    September 16, 2004
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    September 2, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of September 2-8, 2004

    Big Sugar, conspiracies, local talent, and Newspeak

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    August 26, 2004

    The Bitch

    Game Theory