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October 10, 2014: Jim DeFede interviews Carlos Curbelo. (Source: CBS4)

Curbelo Clients Include Ecuadorean Fugitive

For months, Republican congressional candidate Carlos Curbelo refused to release a list of clients he has represented over the years through his public relations and lobbying firm, Capitol Gains.

10/10/2014

Gavel (Source: AP)

Florida Judge Approves New Map, Allows Elections To Go Forward

A Leon County judge upheld a second draft of the state’s congressional districts in a decision issued Friday, but shelved the new map until after the November elections.

08/22/2014

Michael Kesti, South Florida lobbyist who became a confidential informant in the case that led to charges against Michael Pizzi (Source: CBS4)

Confidential Informant In FBI Sting Breaks His Silence

Michael Kesti isn’t buying the verdict in the corruption case against Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi.

08/19/2014

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott, left, and former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (Source:  by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crist, Scott and Three GOP Cabinet Members On Ballot

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist are now officially on the 2014 ballot.

06/16/2014

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Federal Govt. Wants FL To Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Florida is being asked by the federal government to significantly cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

06/02/2014

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Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near End

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.

05/22/2014

Redistricting Map 2012 (Source: CBS4)

Political Maps Trial Underway

The trial to determine whether state legislators broke the law while drawing-up new political maps got underway Monday.

05/19/2014

WOODBURY, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016. (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Boehner “Nudges” Jeb Bush To Run For President

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has been given the “nudge” to run for president in 2016 by House Speaker John Boehner.

05/12/2014

(Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for FORTUNE)

Wasserman Schultz Calls On Congress To Act On Immigration Reform

U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Joe Garcia stood side by side with advocates at a Hispanic Unity of Florida news conference in Hollywood on Monday and called on Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration bill.

04/28/2014

U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia (Source: Hand Out Photo/Office of Congressman Joe Garcia)

Florida Democrats Push For Immigration Reform

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Immigration advocates will be joined by U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Joe Garcia in Hollywood on Monday to call on Congress to pass a comprehensive immigration bill. The Democrats are trying […]

04/27/2014

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