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Dems Accuse Scott Of Breaking Campaign Finance Laws

The near constant war between Democrats and Republicans continues in Florida with the Florida Democratic Party accusing Governor Rick Scott’s campaign of breaking campaign finance laws by shifting millions of dollars between groups.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

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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

(Source: AP)

Senate Backs Tax Holiday Smaller Than Scott Wants

Senators started moving forward Monday with a sales-tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers, but the proposal is a week shorter than requested by Gov. Rick Scott.

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

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Nurse Practitioners Could Soon Prescribe Controlled Substances

The next time you need a medication, a doctor may not be the one prescribing it.

03/06/2014

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Lobbyist Puts Professional, Personal Experience To Work For Medical Marijuana

Lobbyist Ron Watson has worked for doctors and dentists for the past two decades. But starting Monday, he went on a mission.

03/03/2014

Florida Money

Lawmakers Have Money To Spend Or Give Back

Some recovery in Florida’s economy has helped give lawmakers a chance to focus on new items rather than the budget.

02/27/2014

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)

Rubio: Human Rights, Liberty, Democracy Being Disrupted In Venezuela

Senator Marco Rubio gave an impassioned speech earlier this week outlining the major problems in Venezuela. The issue hits home to many in South Florida and Senator Rubio is continuing his push for the U.S. government to do something about the demonstrations and government retaliations.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on January 27, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Makes South Florida Stop

“It is great being here at the U,” Hillary Clinton said with a smile, making a “U” gesture with her hands as she took the stage at the University of Miami’s Bank United Center Wednesday night.

CBS Miami–02/26/2014

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Agrees With Crist On Cuba

Last Friday night, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist called for an end to the Cuban embargo. While some GOP members immediately criticized Crist’s comments, the former governor’s opinion may be the prevailing opinion, according to new poll.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

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