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Battle of the Titans II. Another Diaz-Balart draws a challenger

Let the games begin! Democratic strategist Joe Garcia - the former director of the Cuban American National Foundation - says he's going to challenge Miami Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart for re-election.

He'll announce tomorrow at a Best Western in Kendall. His decision to mix it up comes on the heels of former Hialeah Mayor Raul Martinez jumping in to challenge Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart. Democrats are also hoping to field a candidate against Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

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