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Big Overtime Pay Changes May Be On Horizon

Millions of American workers may be seeing a boost in their paychecks soon thanks to a planned executive order from President Barack Obama.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Agrees With Crist On Cuba

Last Friday night, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist called for an end to the Cuban embargo. While some GOP members immediately criticized Crist’s comments, the former governor’s opinion may be the prevailing opinion, according to new poll.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about race in the context of the not guilty ruling of George Zimmerman in the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.  (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Set To Announce Health Care Fix

President Barack Obama will lay out his plan Thursday to deal with the growing concern of the several million Americans who have been informed their health care plan that don’t meet minimum standards will be canceled.

CBS Miami–11/14/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Fla. Dems Bring House Business To A Crawl

Florida House Democrats are employing a little used procedural rule to bring legislative business to a crawl as they try to get Republicans in the lower chamber to expand health care coverage.

04/30/2013

Official site for U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Petraeus Scandal Prompts Differing Reactions Across Party Lines

At a Veterans’ Day event in Southwest Miami-Dade Monday Democratic Congressman-elect Joe Garcia and longtime Republican Congressman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen embraced fondly but took varying views on the scandal that has engulfed former CIA Director David Petraeus.

CBS4–11/12/2012

Early voters wait in line to vote in the presidential election on the first day of early voting at a polling station setup in the Miami-Dade County elections department on October 27, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dems Dominate Early Voting; Reps Take Absentee Balloting

Less than 24 hours before Election Day, Democrats in Florida have jumped to a 167,000 vote lead over Republicans out of the 4.5 million early votes and absentee ballots that have been cast thus far.

CBS Miami–11/05/2012

Early Voting

Justice Dept. Monitoring Miami-Dade Early Voting

Despite calls to extend early voting hours in the state of Florida, Gov. Rick Scott has rejected the requests despite reports of record turnouts and long lines of voters at poll sites statewide.

CBS4–11/02/2012

Voters head to the polls on Saturday, the first day for early voting in Miami-Dade. (Source: Al Sunshine/CBS4)

Early Voting Plagued By Long Lines

Early voting is well underway across Florida, but in South Florida if you’re heading to the polls early, make sure to bring plenty of patience with you.

CBS Miami–11/01/2012

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More Than 2.7 Million Ballots Already Cast In Fla.

Early voting is almost half-way over and between it and absentee ballots, nearly 2.7 million ballots have already been cast in Florida, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–10/31/2012

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Saturday Start To Early Voting Could Be Big For Dems

Democrats hopes for taking an early lead in the presidential race in Florida will be fully underway on Saturday when early voting begins statewide. But, unlike in 2008, there will be less days for voters to cast their votes early.

CBS Miami–10/26/2012

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