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Miami's Top 10 Political Bloggers Rank Dade's Worst Politicians

This week, Miami New Times profiled the ten hardest-hitting blogs that make life miserable for public officials in South Florida. At a time when the Miami Herald and other media outlets are shaving back coverage of civic and public affairs, bloggers are filling the void to investigate and expose unethical shenanigans and corruption in our Banana Republic. They come from all walks of life -- from a boat builder to a movie location scout to a legal assistant to a pair of environmentalists.

We asked the bloggers to name the worst politicians in South Florida. Here are their picks.

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Francisco Alvarado was born in Nicaragua and grew up in Miami, giving him unique insight into the Magic City and all its dark corners. An investigative reporter with a knack for uncovering corruption, Alvarado made his bones as a staff writer at Miami New Times and remains in dogged pursuit of the next juicy story.