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Dems Seek Energy-Efficient Sales Tax Holiday

Two Democratic lawmakers have filed measures to create a month-long sales tax holiday for purchases of energy-efficient appliances.

01/31/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

New Poll Shows Crist Tops Scott For Governor

With Florida’s political world gearing up for a costly, divisive campaign, Democrat Charlie Crist continues to hold a comfortable lead over Republican incumbent Rick Scott in the battle for the governor’s office, a poll released Thursday shows.

CBS4–01/30/2014

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Poll Shows Floridians Support Minimum Wage Increase

Florida voters overwhelmingly support an increase in the state’s minimum wage, according to a Quinnipiac University poll that was released Thursday.

01/30/2014

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Dems Criticize Gov. Scott Over Troubled Unemployment Website

Florida Democrats have criticized Gov. Rick Scott for failing to provide leadership or take ownership over the state’s troubled $63 million unemployment website.

01/26/2014

(Source: AP)

Republicans Set To Again Threaten Debt Default

Republicans in Congress are set to take the nation’s credit rating hostage again in the next few weeks.

CBS Miami–01/24/2014

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Poll: 2/3 Of Americans Unhappy With Income & Wealth Distribution

Roughly two out of three Americans are unhappy with the current distribution of income and wealth in the United States, according to the latest Gallup Poll.

CBS Miami–01/21/2014

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2014 Is Crucial Year For Florida Republicans

The Republican Party of Florida is holding its annual meeting this weekend. Both Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi are scheduled to speak.

01/11/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Atwater Out Of Running For FAU Job

Jeff Atwater will remain the state’s chief financial officer after a committee at Florida Atlantic University left his name off a list of three finalists for the school’s presidency.

01/10/2014

A look-back on politics in 2013 (Source: CBS4)

A Year in Politics: Indicted Mayors, Cocaine Congressman

By all accounts, 2013 should have been a quiet year in politics. In Washington, the President was riding high after an easy re-election. In Tallahassee, the Republicans remained in firm control of the state’s government. And locally, there were no major elections to embarrass South Florida.

CBS4–12/30/2013

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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