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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

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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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Alex Sink Decides Against Congressional Run This Fall

A run for Congress is not in the cards for former state CFO Alex Sink. On Tuesday, the Democrat said in a statement that she will not wage another campaign in the fall after losing a high-stakes special House election last month to Republican David Jolly.

04/15/2014

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Republican Jolly Wins Florida Congressional Race

Voters in Florida’s 13th Congressional District began going to the polls early Tuesday morning to cast their ballot on who should replace the late Representative Bill Young.

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

Ana Alliegro arrested in Managua, Nicaragua Friday March 7, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Rivera Friend Pleads Not Guilty To Campaign Violations

Ana Alliegro, the friend and political confidante of former Republican Congressman David Rivera, pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday afternoon to multiple charges related to the campaign of Justin Sternad.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

Alex Sink (Source: CBS4)

Political Parties Battle 24 Hours Before Special Election

The race to replace the late Representative Bill Young between Democrat Alex Sink and Republican David Jolly will come to a crescendo Tuesday in a special election. Both sides see a potential victory as validation for their respective world view heading into 2014’s mid-term elections.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Tempers Flared In Doral City Hall Over Venezuela

It was supposed to be a show of solidarity with the Venezuelan people on Thursday but as with all things at Doral City Hall, it came with a side dish of drama. Tempers were flaring and there was some yelling.

03/06/2014

Source: CBS

Man’s “Pedalling For 20 Million Dreams” Trip Begins Sunday

From South Florida to Washington D.C., a man hopes his bike ride will get a message to President Barack Obama to halt deportations.

03/01/2014

Justin Lamar Sternad (Source:CBS4)

New Twist In Rivera, Sternad Campaign Finance Scandal

The sordid campaign finance scandal involving convicted congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad and U.S. Rep. David Rivera has taken a major twist.

CBS Miami–02/26/2014

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