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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

George WBush and Mitt Romney (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Key Politicians Will Skip Party Conventions

As both the Republican and Democratic parties continue preparations for their respective conventions, the list of who will not be attending is attracting as much attention as who will be given a speaking role at the convention.

CBS Miami–08/17/2012

Florida Capitol

Dems Face Off In Newly Created District 26

Florida will have two extra seats when the 113th Congress convenes next year.

CBS4–08/11/2012

(Source; CBS/Pool) President Obama makes a point as he announces his new immigration policy for deporting children

Obama: New Deportation Rules For Kids “The Right Thing To Do”

The Obama Administration will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, but have not been in trouble with the law since, a move that will affech hundreds of thousands of people nationwide, and large numbers of children in South Florida.

CBS4–06/15/2012

(Source: Campaign Photo) Joe Garcia

Garcia Hits The Campaign Trail On First Day Of Campaign

Democrat Joe Garcia has made his case to South Florida voters that he should represent him in Congress and twice he’s lost. But Garcia will again run for Congress in 2012 against incumbent Republican Congressman David Rivera and he hit the campaign trail Tuesday.

CBS4–05/01/2012

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