Facing South Florida With Jim DeFede
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.
DeFede talks to the Senator about Obamacare and assorted other topics
Should high school athletes be tested for steroid use? Miami-Dade school board member Raquel Regalado joins Jim to talk about the town hall meetings she has been conducting trying to generate support for her proposal that would allow for steroid testing of local high school athletes.
Congresswoman Ilena Ros-Lehtinen and Jim discuss the vote to reopen the government and where we go from here. The two also discuss whether three months from now we will be in the same situation.
Other topics include immigration reform, and the future of the Republican party.
The race for mayor in Miami Beach is getting a lot of attention particularly because of the candidates who are running. Jim introduces you to them as he looks back at the debate he moderated on Oct. 10. Jim also shares the interviews he did with the candidates afterward.
Sun-Sentinel columnist Michael Mayo and the Miami Herald’s Marc Caputo discuss the government shutdown, including how local politicians are handling it, and whether Ted Cruz has replaced Marco Rubio as the hot Cuban-American for 2016 among conservatives. The three also discuss the Sunrice drug stings scandal.
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.
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.
Jim DeFede spoke with Rep Joe Garcia on what led to a partial federal government shutdown and what can be done to end it.
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.