Lincoln Diaz-Balart
American politician
Lincoln Diaz-Balart
Lincoln Rafael Díaz-Balart was the U.S. Representative for from 1993 to 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party. He previously served in the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate. He retired from Congress in 2011, and his younger brother, Mario Diaz-Balart, succeeded him.
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Initiative aims to teach South Florida's elected rookies the political ropes - Palm Beach Post
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Lincoln Diaz-Balart and Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey, who spoke candidly — a reporter was asked not to listen in — about life in public office. Many of the students were particularly attentive: An AT&T outage kept them from tending to
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OSCAR PEÑA: Abordando una ley - El Nuevo Herald
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Incluso el congresista Lincoln Díaz Balart me respondió públicamente en una columna en el Diario Las Américas exponiendo decentemente que me respetaba como patriota pero que el error era mío. Siempre he considerado que la Ley de Ajuste Cubano,
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“Desobediencia Civil” de los terroristas de siempre (I) - CubaDebate
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Los batistianos Mario y Lincoln Díaz Balart, se colocaron al frente del comité gestor y viajaron a Washington, como siempre, a costa del dinero de los contribuyentes norteamericanos, donde se exhibieron en una vigilia por el occiso
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Resistencia Cubana anuncia programa especial - Diario las Américas
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... así como activistas por los derechos humanos como Willy Chirino, Donato Poveda, Lissette, Luisa María Guell, Lincoln Díaz-Balart, Otto Reich, Sylvia Iriondo, Ángel De Fana, Rodolfo Rodríguez San Román y Orlando Gutiérrez-Boronat, entre otros
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Luis García competirá por el distrito 25 - Diario las Américas
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Rivera ocupa el cargo que dejó vacante el representante Mario Díaz-Balart, quien a su vez optó por el que dejaría vacante su hermano Lincoln Díaz-Balart. En el sur de la Florida el partido republicano conserva un control histórico de los asientos en la
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La Ventana recomienda - La Ventana
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Sin embargo, la que podríamos llamar “línea dura de Miami”, la que no favorece los contactos con Cuba, es aún dominante por el hecho de que siguen siendo electos sus representantes: Ileana Ross, Lincoln Díaz-Balart, etcétera
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AIDA LEVITAN: El Versailles y el espíritu empresarial - El Nuevo Herald
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El gobernador Rick Scott, el alcalde de Miami Dade Carlos Giménez, el alcalde de Miami Tomás Regalado, comisionados, el ex congresista Lincoln Diaz-Balart, y otras personalidades asistieron a la celebración VIP para saludar efusivamente a Felipe Valls,
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Obama administration issues veto warning on Cuba provision - Bizjournals.com (blog)
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Lincoln Diaz-Balart's amendment that would reverse Obama's changes that allow unrestricted Cuban-American travel and remittances to Cuba. The amendment has had a chilling effect on those seeking business opportunities provided by Obama's loosening of
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Good Government Initiative seeks to improve public service in South Florida - Sun-Sentinel
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Lincoln Diaz-Balart, Judge Jennifer Bailey, former state Rep. Juan Zapata and Palm Beach Commissioner Steve Abrams, along with current and former government staffers, local professors like University of Miami Professor Robin Fiore and Lynn University
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[EEUU] El linaje terrorista de una congresista - Tercera Información
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Durante años ella, junto al ex congresista y desmomificador rosablanquero el batistiano Lincoln Díaz-Balart Caballero, formaron un binomio corrosivo representantes de los sectores más prominentes de la industria de la contrarrevolución de origen cubano
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Marco Rubio, el promotor del E-Verify en el Congreso - Univisión
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En el encuentro, el ex congresista republicano de Florida, Lincoln Díaz-Balart, declaró que "si somos percibidos como un partido antiinmigrante, Estados Unidos, siendo una nación de inmigrantes, nunca nos dejará ser el partido de la mayoría"
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Gearing Up for 2012, RNC Announces Regional Communication Directors - Sunshine State News (blog)
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Rob Portman, R-Ohio, as a regional communications director for the RNC during the 2010 election, and for the McCain-Palin ticket in 2008. Martinez has Florida ties, serving as press secretary for US Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart, R-Miami, from 2006 to 2008,
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Robaina gets Campbell endorsement for mayor - MiamiHerald.com
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Lincoln Diaz-Balart. Campbell played Robaina and Gimenez since Wednesday, when Gimenez's campaign scheduled a news conference to announce the “major” endorsement. A minute before the conference was scheduled to begin, Gimenez's campaign called it off,
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RNC Beefs Up Communications Team - Roll Call (subscription)
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Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.), first as press secretary and later as district director. Already on staff are Communications Director Sean Spicer, Press Secretary Kirsten Kukowski and Deputy Communications Director Tyler Brown
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Carlos Giménez logra el apoyo de Marcelo Llorente para la alcaldía - El Nuevo Herald
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... dijo: “Estoy enfocado en ayudar a Carlos Giménez ganarse la alcaldía”. Robaina, por su parte, tiene el respaldo de varios reconocidos políticos, como el ex gobernador de la Florida, Jeb Bush, y los hermanos Mario y Lincoln Díaz Balart
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La Rosa Blanca proyecto de los fracasados (II) - CubaDebate
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Como preludio a la llamada Conspiración Trujillista, que terminó en un rotundo fracaso el 13 de agosto de 1959, el testaferro de la dictadura batistiana, Rafael Lincoln Díaz Balart Gutiérrez, había organizado en Nueva York el 28 de enero de 1959 la
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Ambassador Raul Yzaguirre, Congress Lincoln Diaz-Balart To Receive Hispanic ... - Capital Wire PR (press release)
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Baltimore, MD - In commemoration of the 5 th anniversary of the Hispanic Hero Gala and reaching the $100000 milestone in educational grants for Hispanic high school students, US Hispanic Youth Entrepreneur Education (USHYEE) is pleased to announce the
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Robaina, Gimenez in runoff for Miami-Dade mayor - MiamiHerald.com
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Robaina, who raised $1.2 million — the only candidate to surpass the $1 million mark — took the stage with his wife and three oldest sons at the historic Hialeah race track after former congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart introduced him as the next
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Intenta excongresista yanqui Lincoln Díaz-Balart reactivar grupo terrorista ... - Radio Cadena Agramonte (blog)
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El ultra reaccionario excongresista estadounidense Lincoln Díaz-Balart se dedica a reorganizar el grupo terrorista creado por su padre, La Rosa Blanca, para realizar acciones contra Cuba. De acuerdo con una información del periodista canadiense
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    FIFTIES
  • 2011
    Age 56
    He retired from Congress in 2011 and his younger brother, Mario Diaz-Balart, who had previously represented, succeeded him.
    More Details Hide Details Diaz-Balart was born in Havana, Cuba to the late Cuban politician Rafael Diaz-Balart and Hilda Caballero Brunet. His aunt, Mirta Diaz-Balart, was the first wife of Fidel Castro. Her son, and his cousin, is Fidel Ángel "Fidelito" Castro Díaz-Balart. His uncle is the Cuban-Spanish painter, Waldo Díaz-Balart. He was educated at American School of Madrid, Madrid, Spain; New College of Florida; and Case Western Reserve University, from which he earned a law degree. He was involved in a Miami private practice for several years before holding elective office.
  • 2010
    Age 55
    In December 2010, Diaz-Balart was one of fifteen Republican House members to vote in favor of repealing the United States military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on openly gay service members.
    More Details Hide Details He was a sponsor of the Homeland Security Act. He is a sponsor of The American DREAM Act which seeks to facilitate access for illegal immigrant students to post-secondary education by allowing states to have power to determine requirements for in-state tuition. He is also a steadfast proponent of comprehensive immigration reform. He has been a key figure in south Florida bringing millions of dollars to the community most notably one hundred million dollars to the US Southern Command, which is housed in district 21. He has achieved passage into law of historic pieces of legislation – such as the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act (NACARA), and the codification of the U.S. embargo on Cuba (requiring that all political prisoners be freed and multi-party elections scheduled in Cuba before U.S. sanctions can be lifted). Diaz-Balart took to the floor of the House for passage, the legislation that created the Department of Homeland Security, and the extension (for 25 years) of the Voting Rights Act.
    Diaz-Balart publicly called the passage of the health care bill in Congress on Mar. 22, 2010, “a decisive step in the weakening of the United States.”
    More Details Hide Details On September 29, 2008, Diaz-Balart voted against the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
    In February 2010, Diaz-Balart announced his intention to not to seek re-election.
    More Details Hide Details His brother, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, ran to replace him and won. Díaz-Balart is married to Cristina Fernandez, and has two children: Lincoln and Daniel. His brother, Mario Díaz-Balart, previously represented the 25th district of Florida but now represents the 21st district. He has two other brothers, Jose Diaz-Balart, a journalist, and Rafael Díaz-Balart, a banker.
  • 2008
    Age 53
    Diaz-Balart's Democratic opponent in 2008 was former Hialeah Mayor Raul L. Martinez.
    More Details Hide Details It was initially thought that Diaz-Balart would face his toughest race to date. Although the 21st District is considered the most Republican district in the Miami area, Martinez was thought to be very popular in the area. Nevertheless, Diaz-Balart won re-election with 58% of the vote.
  • 2006
    Age 51
    In 2006, Diaz-Balart won with 59% of the vote.
    More Details Hide Details In 2004, Gonzalez ran for U.S. House as the Libertarian Party candidate and spent around $12,000 and earned 54,736 votes or 27% of the total. In 2006, Gonzalez managed to earn 45,522 votes or 41% according to the Florida Department of State's Division of Elections website.
    In 2006, he voted against the Federal Marriage Amendment and in 2007 voted for the Matthew Shepard Act, which expanded the federal hate crime law to include sexual orientation and disability.
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  • FORTIES
  • 2004
    Age 49
    In 2004 Diaz-Balart won with 73% of the vote.
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    In both 2004 and 2006, Lincoln Diaz-Balart was unsuccessfully challenged by Frank J. Gonzalez http://www.electfrank.org, a Libertarian Party candidate in 2004 and Democrat in 2006.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1994
    Age 39
    He was unopposed for reelection in 1994, 1996, 2000 and 2002 and defeated an underfunded Democrat, Patrick Cusack, with 75 percent in 1998.
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  • 1992
    Age 37
    In 1992, Diaz-Balart defeated fellow State Senator Javier Souto in the Republican primary for the newly created 21st District.
    More Details Hide Details No other party put up a candidate, assuring Diaz-Balart's election.
  • 1985
    Age 30
    On April 24, 1985, Diaz-Balart along with his wife and brother Mario switched their registration to Republican.
    More Details Hide Details Díaz-Balart served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1986 to 1989 and served in the Florida Senate from 1989 to 1992. In general, Diaz-Balart's voting record has been moderate by Republican standards. Over the past two years, he has received scores of 60 from the American Conservative Union (ACU). His lifetime rating from the ACU is 73.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1982
    Age 27
    In 1982, he ran for a Florida House of Representatives seat for District 113 as a Democrat and lost to the Republican, Humberto Cortina.
    More Details Hide Details Díaz-Balart as well as his immediate family were all members of the Democratic Party. Díaz-Balart was the former president of the Dade County Young Democrats and the Florida Young Democrats, as well as a member of the executive committee of the Dade County Democratic Party.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1954
    Born
    Born on August 13, 1954.
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