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Miami mayor race divides county commission

RegaladoThe Miami-Dade county commission dais is an awkward place these days.

County Commissioner Xavier Suarez supports his son, Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez, in his bid to unseat Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez also backs the youngest Suarez.

Now Regalado is fighting back with some county political muscle of his own. He just announced an Aug. 6 fundraiser headlined by County Commission Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa, Perla Tabares-Hantman, Bruno Barreiro, Audrey Edmonson, Javier D. Souto, Juan C. Zapata.

Get out your popcorn, folks