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Carlos Migoya, CEO of Jackson Hospital 
(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: CEO Of Jackson Hospital Talks About Bond Issue

Jim DeFede speaks to Carlos Migoya, CEO of Jackson Hospital regarding next Tuesday’s vote about the referendum to increase funding for Jackson Hosital.

CBS4–11/03/2013

Myriam Marquez, the new editor for El Nuevo Herald (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Meet The New Editor

Jim sits down in-studio with Myriam Marquez, the new editor for El Nuevo Herald. Marquez was previously the editor of the Miami Herald’s editorial pages.

10/27/2013

Marco Antonio Rubio is the junior United States Senator from Florida (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-On-One With Marco Rubio

DeFede talks to the Senator about Obamacare and assorted other topics

10/27/2013

Former Senator George LeMieux (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Fmr. Senator LeMieux On Scott/Crist Match Up

Jim DeFede spoke to former Florida U.S. Senator George LeMieux about how Gov. Rick Scott would fare if he was challenged by former Gov. Charlie Crist.

10/06/2013

Jim DeFede & George LeMieux (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: What Led To Federal Govt. Shutdown

Jim DeFede sat down with former U.S. Senator George LeMieux to discuss what led to the partial federal government shutdown and what can be done to end it.

10/06/2013

Rep. Joe Garcia

Facing South Florida: Rep. Joe Garcia & Govt. Shutdown

Jim DeFede spoke with Rep Joe Garcia on what led to a partial federal government shutdown and what can be done to end it.

10/06/2013

Jim DeFede & Donna Shalala (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Impact Of Affordable Care Act

Christmas Eve 2009 was they day when the U.S. Senate passed the Affordable Care Act along party lines; Democrats for it and Republicans against it. Four years later—and a lot of political fighting—the same is still true.

09/29/2013

Jim DeFede With Marty Kiar & Dwight Bullard (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Living On Minimum Wage

Broward County commissioner Marty Kiar and state Senator Dwight Bullard talk to Jim DeFede about what they experienced and learned after living on minimum wage for a week. Both politicians are hoping to highlight the need for an increase in minimum wage, which is currently $7.79 an hour.

07/23/2013

Jim DeFede With Teens (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Teen Perspective On Trayvon Martin Verdict

Top students from Dillard High School spoke with Jim DeFede about their thoughts on the acquittal of George Zimmeran of second degree murder in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.

07/23/2013