Barack Obama

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist speaks during a televised debate with Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida. Governor Scott is facing off against Crist in the November 4, 2014 governors race.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Democrats Look For A Way To End Election Woes

Democrats are looking to big city mayors and their congressional delegation to help pull them out of their slump at the polls.

14 hours ago

Alonzo Mourning #33 of the Miami Heat swings his golf club at the 4th annual Alonzo Morning Charity Golf tournament on August 20, 2007 at the Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor, New York. (Source: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

President Obama Golfs With Alonzo Mourning On Florida Getaway

Even in retirement, former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning is still a hot commodity.

17 hours ago

Karen Bonilla at the White House 
(Source: Kara Johnson, Senior Director of Development, DC and Maryland Region, at 
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship)

Miami Teen Honored By President Obama For App Idea

A 16-year-old from Miami was honored by President Barack Obama Monday for her innovative idea that spawned a helpful app.

03/25/2015

(Source: CBS4)

State Senate Shows “Solidarity” Against Cuba Diplomacy

After sometimes-emotional discussion, the Florida Senate went on the record Tuesday opposing President Obama’s decision to open diplomatic relations with Cuba.

03/24/2015

A Cuban gives the thumbs up from his balcony decorated with the US and Cuban flags  in Havana, on January 16, 2015.   (Photo credit YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuba Sees Obama Terror Promise As Healing Of Historic Wound

Cuba looks forward to being removed from U.S. terror list.

CBS Miami–02/19/2015

Senator Marco Rubio. (Source: CBS4)

Rubio Chairs Hearing On U.S./Cuba Policy Change

As Congressman Marco Rubio helms a Senate sub-committee hearing on the change in policy between the U.S. and Cuba, a new poll finds Florida GOP voters like him just where he is.

02/03/2015

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sen. Rubio Taking Steps To Run For President

Senator Marco Rubio is taking steps to run for president, according to one of his aides.

01/23/2015

Alan Gross and his wife Judy in Cuba prior to his departure on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. (Source:  https://twitter.com/JeffFlake)

Alan Gross Among Special Guests To Attend State Of The Union

Alan Gross, who returned home in December after five years of being jailed in Cuba, will have a prime viewing spot for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.

01/19/2015

The US flag at the US Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on August 6, 2013.  AFP PHOTO/CHANTAL VALERY        (Photo credit should read CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters March In Doral Demanding Guantanamo Shutdown

About 60 people marched through Doral on Sunday as part of a protest to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

01/11/2015

Marco Rubio, United States Senator (Source: CBS4)

Florida’s Marco Rubio Says He Can Win Presidential Election

Sen. Marco Rubio isn’t afraid of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Well, at least that is one way to interpret his comment on Wednesday, when he said he can win the next presidential election.

01/07/2015

more