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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

Charlie Crist At Democratic National Convention

Fmr. Gov. Crist To Slam GOP In New Book

Charlie Crist, the former Florida governor who switched from the Republican Party to Democrat, is working on a book that strongly criticizes the GOP’s conservative policies.

CBS Miami–07/10/2013

U. S. Senator Bill Nelson

Sen. Bill Nelson Remains Against Same-Sex Marriage

There has been a growing chorus of U.S. senators who have recently come out in support of marriage equality, Florida’s senior senator is not one of them.

CBS Miami–03/27/2013

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Wasserman Schultz Says Cuban Embargo Should Remain

Florida Congresswoman, and Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz told a South Florida crowd on Friday the economic embargo on Cuba should remain in place.

CBS Miami–01/25/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Governor Charlie Crist Switches To Democrat

After months of speculation, former Florida Gov. Charlie Christ ended it all Friday night by tweeting, “Proud and honored to join the Democratic Party in the home of President @BarackObama!”

CBS4–12/08/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Obama Expanded 2008 Base In Victory

President Barack Obama overcame the nation’s high unemployment rate, sluggish job growth and economic recovery, and did it while actually expanding the base of voters from 2008 to 2012.

CBS Miami–11/07/2012

US President Barack Obama waves to supporters following his victory speech on election night in Chicago, Illinois on November 6, 2012. Obama swept to re-election, forging history again by transcending a slow economic recovery and the high unemployment which haunted his first term to beat Republican Mitt Romney. (Photo by: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Victory Exposes GOP Latino Vote Problem

President Barack Obama’s likely victory in Florida came thanks to a diverse coalition, but none were more powerful in that coalition than the Latino voters.

CBS4–11/07/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Poll: Obama Leads Romney By 2 Ahead Of Lynn Debate

President Barack Obama enters the third and final debate with a two point lead over Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in the latest CBS News/New York Times Poll released Monday night.

CBS Miami–10/22/2012

US President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign event in Mansfield Central Park in Mansfield Ohio, August 1, 2012.  (Photo by: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Obama’s Lead Narrowing In Swing States

As both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions near, President Barack Obama maintained a slim lead in three key swing states. Voters also had a message for both candidates, don’t touch Medicare.

CBS Miami–08/23/2012

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