Democratic Party

Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist. (Source: CBS4)

Ex-Republican Crist Is Florida Democrats Big Hope

Republicans have had control of the Florida Legislature and governor’s office since 1999 and have used their power to restrict abortions, loosen gun laws, strip state workers of benefits, allow private school vouchers and enact a slew of other policy changes that Democrats opposed but could do nothing to stop.

09/01/2014

Florida Money

State Parties Rake In Millions Ahead Of Elections

The Republican Party of Florida raised about $14.9 million in little less than five months, while the Florida Democratic Party collected $13.1 million, according to newly filed finance reports.

08/22/2014

Redistricting Map 2012 (Source: CBS4)

Florida’s Political Landscape Upended With Ruling

One day after a landmark legal ruling, some people are question whether the change to Florida’s political landscape will have an impact on other states’ drawing their congressional districts.

07/11/2014

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)

Immigration Comments Highlight Republican Party Challenges

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a reminder of how difficult immigration issues remain for his possible presidential ambitions and the Republican Party.

04/10/2014

(Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Dems Say Gov. Scott Campaign Broke Fundraising Law

The head of the state’s Democratic Party is contending that Florida’s Republican Governor’s campaign broke the state’s finance laws.

03/17/2014

(Source: AP)

2014 Campaigns Could Be Heated Over Health Care

The nationwide campaign for Congress this fall could be a competitive one because of Omabacare according to political experts.

02/22/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Joe Kennedy Talks About His Great-Uncle, JFK

On a recent visit to South Florida, Joe Kennedy – grandson of the late Bobby Kennedy – talked about his family’s legacy and the 50th anniversary of his great-uncle’s assassination

CBS4–11/22/2013

Democrat & Republican Logo

Poll: 62% Have Unfavorable View Of GOP After Shutdown

As the GOP-led government shutdown continues in its second week, new poll numbers from Gallup showed that the shutdown taking a big toll on the Republican Party in the eyes of voters.

CBS Miami–10/09/2013

Democrat And Republican

Why Republicans & Democrats Are At Odds Over The Affordable Care Act

Christmas Eve 2009 was they day when the U.S. Senate passed the Affordable Care Act along party lines; Democrats for it and Republicans against it. Four years later—and a lot of political fighting—the same is still true.

09/27/2013

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Poll: Majority Of Hispanics Lean To Democratic Party

The Republican Party put together a post-election report that looked to identify problems that cost them the presidency. Chief among the problems was a lack of minority outreach and that’s being found in polling from other groups as well.

CBS Miami–08/09/2013

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