Congress

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

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

All Eyes On Graham As She Enters Congress

Congresswoman-elect Gwen Graham likes to say that when she is sworn in Tuesday, she’ll be ready to “hit the ground running from day one.”

12/31/2014

Immigration

Immigrants Wait, Hope, Plan For Obama Order

Tensions are rising as immigrants in the U.S. illegally are waiting to see if they will qualify for President Barack Obama’s plan which could protect as much as 5 million immigrants from being deported.

11/19/2014

Congressman Allen West

Former U.S. Rep. From S. Fla To Take Over TX Think Tank

Former Representative Allen West said he is leaving Florida to take over a Texas think tank.

11/07/2014

Congressman Joe Garcia

US Rep.Garcia In Fight To Hold Miami-Dade Seat

A Miami-Dade County school board member is giving Democratic Congressman Joe Garcia a run for his money.

10/23/2014

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

Florida_Flag_Generic

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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