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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

Bishop Victor Curry (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Trayvon Martin Verdict – Bishop Victor Curry

In the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman of second degree murder in the death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin, civil rights activist Al Sharpton has tapped Bishop Victor Curry, with Miami’s New Birth Baptist Church, to lead the campaign to make South Florida ground zero in their fight to change or overturn Florida’s so-called “Stand Your Ground Law.”

07/23/2013

Attorneys On Zimmerman Trial (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Zimmerman Verdict – Local Attorneys On Trial

After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After more than 16 hours of deliberation, the jury found […]

07/14/2013

Race In Zimmerman Trial (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Zimmerman Verdict – Role Of Race In Trial

After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After more than 16 hours of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.

07/14/2013

Community Reaction (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Zimmerman Verdict – Community Reaction

After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After more than 165 hours of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.

07/14/2013

Future Legal Actions (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Zimmerman Verdict – Future Legal Actions

After more than a year, a jury issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After more than 16 hours of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.

07/14/2013