Democrats

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House Passes Abortion Waiting Period Bill

With the Senate also poised to take up the issue, the Florida House on Wednesday approved a bill that would require 24-hour waiting periods before women can have abortions.

04/22/2015

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House Seeks ‘More Eyes’ On Prison System

Saying that reform must happen, a Florida House panel on Tuesday pushed forward a plan aimed at increasing oversight of the state’s troubled prison system but stopped short of endorsing an independent commission included in the Senate’s corrections overhaul.

04/07/2015

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist speaks during a televised debate with Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida. Governor Scott is facing off against Crist in the November 4, 2014 governors race.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Democrats Look For A Way To End Election Woes

Democrats are looking to big city mayors and their congressional delegation to help pull them out of their slump at the polls.

03/29/2015

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Florida Senate Passes Bill To Allow Guns During Evacuations

The Florida Senate passed a bill which would allow gun owners without a concealed weapon permit to take their guns during emergency evacuations.

03/24/2015

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Senate Ready To Pass Evacuation Gun Measure

The Senate, despite continued opposition from some Democrats, is one step closer to passing a National Rifle Association-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.

03/18/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House, Senate Leaders Show Signs Of Agreement, Differences

House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner entered the legislative session Tuesday with a set of shared priorities — dubbed “Work Plan 2015″ — that includes cutting taxes, crafting a water policy and boosting education spending.

03/03/2015

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) makes a "U" with his hands as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush looks on during a campaign rally at University of Miami on October 31, 2012 in Coral Gables, Florida. With less than one week to go until election day, Mitt Romney is campaigning throughout Florida.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Democratic Effort To Define Jeb Bush Starts With Mitt Romney

The Democrats are already working on a plan to bash Jeb Bush. Their attack involves comparing him to the GOP’s 2012 White House nominee – Mitt Romney.

02/08/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Republicans Look For Big Gains In State House, Senate

While Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist duke it out for the governor’s position, there is no question that the GOP will maintain large majorities in both the state’s House and Senate.

11/04/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 08:  U.S. first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a workshop for high school students from DC, New York and Boston about careers in film production November 8, 2013 at the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Students had an opportunity to hear from leaders in the industry about animation, special effects, makeup, costume, directing, music and sound effects.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Headlines Crist Rally In Miami Gardens

First lady Michelle Obama will be making two campaign appearances in Florida on Friday to help support Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist.

10/17/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
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CBS4’s Eliott Rodriguez To Moderate 2nd Gubernatorial Debate Tonight

Final preparations are underway at Broward College in Davie where CBS4 anchor Eliott Rodriguez will moderate the second gubernatorial debate Wednesday evening.

10/15/2014

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