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  Will Florida Republicans Put Up With A Candidate Who Beats Up Women-- And Then Lies About It?
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Last EditedCOSDem  Aug 18, 2010 02:57pm
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News DateWednesday, August 18, 2010 08:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionIn another DWT exclusive-- we now have quite the team of reporters in Florida, may of them just ordinary citizens concerned about David Rivera's abusive behavior, including, I should mention, more than a few Republicans-- we have obtained a copy of a 2002 mail piece that was used against Rivera when he first ran for state Representative. The flier (above) was sent by Reiner "Ray" Gonzalez, Rivera's 2002 GOP primary opponent and reads "Domestic Violence is a Serious Matter... David Rivera has had his brush with violence." It is not clear if the woman photographed is Rivera's victim. However, the backside of the flier (seen below) shows a copy of the court record which lists Rivera as a repeat offender. As far as we've been able to ascertain, Rivera never denied the allegation in 2002 nor did he threaten Gonzalez with an injunction or a law suit.
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