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Federal law required Sternad to quickly report any contributions -- including loans --just before the Aug. 14 primary, which he lost to Democrat Joe Garcia, a longtime Rivera rival who Sternad bashed in one of his 11 mailers.
Sternad was an unknown political newcomer who ran against Democratic candidate Joe Garcia. Sternad's campaign manager was reportedly Ana Alliegro, a GOP operative connected to Rivera.
Rivera insisted in an interview on Wednesday night that he had no connection to Sternad's campaign.