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Feds Allow Florida To Use Database To Purge Illegal Voters

In a move that will surely benefit Republicans, the federal government has agreed to let Florida use a law enforcement database as a resource in helping to purge voter rolls of voters suspected of being non-U.S. citizens.

CBS4–07/14/2012

(Source: CBS4) Daniela Pelaez arrives at MIA following a whirlwind trip to Washington D.C.

Local Undocumented Immigrants Take Pride In Obama Policy Change

With tears in their eyes, young undocumented immigrants across South Florida watched President Barack Obama as he promised to stop deporting young people.

CBS4–06/15/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

Governor Rick Scott

Scott Claims He Was Purged From Voter Rolls

Florida Governor Rick Scott said Thursday he knows what it’s like to be purged from voter rolls because it’s happened to him in the past.

CBS4–06/14/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Hits Airwaves To Justify State’s Fight To Purge Rolls

It wouldn’t be a presidential election year without some sort of shenanigans going on in Florida. The latest case is squaring off the Department of Justice against the state of Florida and the state of the Florida against the Department of Homeland Security.

CBS4–06/12/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Elections Supervisors Square Off Against Scott’s Purge

Governor Rick Scott may be ready to fight the federal government over his pursuit of purging voter rolls, but he’s also facing another front in the fight from all of the 67 county elections supervisors.

CBS4–06/08/2012

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2012 Hurricane Season Officially Underway

Here we go again. Check your battery, water and canned food supplies. The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season is officially underway.

CBS4–06/01/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Feds Demand Florida Halt Removal Of Ineligible Voters From Rolls

Federal authorities are calling on Florida halt its push to remove ineligible voters from the voter rolls, citing a violation of U.S. law.

CBS4–05/31/2012

(Courtesy: Carey Codd)

EXCLUSIVE: Feds Bust Multi-Million Dollar Identity Theft Ring

They are the tools of the identity thief’s trade, federal agents say — a laptop computer and a credit card reader.

CBS4–05/22/2012

(Source: CBS4) Daniela Pelaez arrives at MIA following a whirlwind trip to Washington D.C.

Valedictorian Pushing For STARS Act

The North Miami Senior High valedictorian, who won a two year immigration reprieve thanks to the rally effort of her fellow students, plans to announce Wednesday the creation of a new foundation supporting the STARS Act.

CBS4–03/28/2012

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