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Another Republican, Lorenzo Palomares-Starbuck, says he'll jump in the CD-26 race

And then there were three.

Look out, Carlos Curbelo and Ed MacDougall. Miami lawyer Lorenzo "Larry" Palomares-Starbuck has announced he'll run for the Congressional District 26 seat as a Republican. State Rep. Frank Artiles is studying whether to hop in the race. Former Miami-Dade County Commissioner Joe Martinez has also made noise about running in the GOP primary as well.

The winner would face incumbent U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia and indpendent candidate Jose Felix Peixoto.

We don't know much about Palomares-Starbuck, save that the clips show he was a real-estate investor and once ran an environmental mediation business. He has a campaign website with a few postings that indicate his support for Cuban sanctions and the embargo:

The Obama administration is concealing the truth about the ability of Cuba to threaten District 26 of Florida.  There is no doubt that Cuba poses a military threat to South Florida. We have seen what two brothers can do with two pressure cookers. What can two crazy brothers do in Cuba, with these type of military mite? and capabilities to deliver ordinance including chemical and bacteriological war heads.

The press release:

"Miami attorney Lorenzo “Larry” Palomares-Starbuck will announce his plan to run for Congress of the United States representing Congressional District 26 in South Florida. He will hold a press conference on Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at the Big Five Club, 600 SW 92nd Avenue at 10:00 a.m. Palomares-Starbuck, a long time Constitutional and Civil Rights attorney who is admitted to practice law in over 33 jurisdictions and the U.S. Supreme Court, also has a strong financial, business and international experience.  He has lived in Miami in the 26th District of Florida for the last 34 years."


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Been there Done that

According to his website Peixoto (who???) is also running as a Republican.

Ed Jenkins

the more the merrier, maybe we can find the least corrupt one to replace that crook Garcia who the Herald spent last year covering for while he was doing all of the unethical and illegal things that they are now reporting about.


Anybody but Charlie Crist's boy Carlos Curbelo.



AC Diaz

I've known Larry Palomares for years, he's a strong and qualified candidate. Great lawyer too!

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