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2012 Election

Joe Martinez, former chairman of the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners (Miamidade.gov)

Commissioner Joe Martinez Hopes To Run County That Raised Him

On Tuesday, Miami-Dade county voters will have the opportunity to elect their next mayor.

CBS4–08/13/2012

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez  (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Mayor Gimenez Runs On Record

In June, 2011 Carlos Gimenez swept to the office of Miami-Dade Mayor on a wave of voter anger and backlash.

CBS4–08/13/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: M-D Commissioner’s Office Ensnared In Absentee Ballot Fraud

The absentee ballot scandal that erupted a little more than a week ago has marred two political campaigns in Miami-Dade County has now ensnared a county commissioner and the uncle of Hialeah’s former mayor.

CBS Miami–08/10/2012

A Miami-Dade County Elections Department voting machine during pre-election testing. (Source: CBS4)

Herald: Commissioner, Uncle Of Fmr. Hialeah Mayor Implicated In Absentee Ballot Probe

The absentee ballot scandal, which has already marred two Miami-Dade political campaigns, has now focused its attention on a county commissioner and the uncle of Hialeah’s former mayor.

CBS4–08/09/2012

Ron Vareen (Source: CBS4)

Vereen Hopes Understanding Of Crime Gives Election Edge Over Rundle

After more than 22 years as a criminal defense attorney, Rod Vereen is hoping voters will decide he is the right person to take over the Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office.

CBS4–08/09/2012

White House Situation Room (credit: Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

Making The Grade

Mitt Romney recently gave President Barack Obama and F on foreign policy. This from the guy who said he would not go in to Pakistan to get bin Laden, the very place bin Laden was […]

06/05/2012

Predator Drone (credit: General Atomics/Getty Images)

Obama’s Kill List

News broke on Monday of what is being called “Obama’s kill list” of terrorists targeted in drone attacks around the globe. President Obama is playing the final role of decider in the Pentagon’s campaign to […]

06/05/2012

Mitt Romney (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: TGIO: Thank God It’s Over

On Tuesday night, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney officially became the Republican Party’s presidential nominee to contest the incumbent, President Barack Obama, in 2012. We have known for some time that Romney was going to […]

06/05/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Revisiting Obama’s Rev. Wright Controversy

Many believe that President Barack Obama’s past connection to Reverend Jeremiah Wright – and the influence the reverend may have had on the president’s way of thinking – should be dropped from presidential campaign discussions […]

06/05/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Report: Miami-Dade & Broward Stop Voter Roll Purge

The election year fight by Governor Rick Scott to purge voter rolls of “non-citizens” is in trouble of spiraling Florida into a similar situation the state faced in the disastrous presidential election in 2000.

CBS4–06/04/2012

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