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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

Cuban-American member of the US House of Representatives Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R) spoke at a press conference at Miami's International Airport with his brother Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (L) on Feb. 11, 2010.  (Source: Getty Images)

Diaz-Balart Matriarch Passes Away

Hilda Caballero Diaz-Balart, the mother of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and former Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, passed away at her Miami home on Wednesday at the age of 88.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

S. Florida Delegation Preps For Syria Congressional Debate

As Congress prepares to debate whether or not to allow military action against the Syrian regime of Basha al-Assad, representatives from South Florida have already started to stake out their positions on the issue.

CBS Miami–09/02/2013

Beyonce and husband Jay-Z spent their fifth wedding anniversary in Cuba. (Courtesy: La Guarida restaurant staff, Havana, Cuba)

Beyonce Cuba Trip Drawing Congressional Scorn

Superstar Beyonce’ and Jay-Z made headlines last week when they made a surprise trip to Cuba. The trip has drawn the attention of both Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

CBS Miami–04/08/2013

People walk past a poster portraying Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez near the Military Hospital in Caracas on March 5, 2013. Venezuela plunged deeper into an uncertain future on Tuesday as cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez took a turn for the worse, hit by a severe infection and breathing problems. The poster reads, "Chavez lives and smiles". AFP PHOTO / Leo RAMIREZ        (LEO RAMIREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama, Local Politicians React To Chavez’s Death

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

A policewoman (C-bottom) guards as members of media work at a filing center at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, on October 22, 2012 ahead of the third and final presidential debate. US President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Monday face off in their third and final debate, with polls showing them dead even in their race for the White House. The showdown focusing on foreign policy is being held in the critical toss-up state of Florida just 15 days before the election and promises to be among the most watched 90 minutes of the entire 2012 campaign. (Photo by: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Debate At Lynn Generating Worldwide Headlines

Lynn University, a school many across the nation are hearing of for the first time Monday will be the center of the political world when President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney face off in the third and final presidential debate.

CBS Miami–10/22/2012

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Florida Republicans React To Romney’s VP Pick

After Mitt Romney selected Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) as his running mate, Florida republicans were quick to react ahead of Romney’s visit to the swing state on Monday.

CBS Miami–08/11/2012

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Voteforeddie.com Running For Congress In South Florida

NFL star Chad Ochocinco famously changed his last name to Ochocinco to capture some press and to get it on his NFL jersey. A local politician is taking a similar path with his legal name change to voteforeddie.com.

CBS4–05/30/2012

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Cuba Travel, Money Restrictions Dropped From Fed Budget Bill

If you travel to Cuba to visit family, or send money to support relatives, you may be able to rest easy. A plan by a South Florida congressman to restrict interaction with people on the island, restoring restrictions to those imposed in the Bush administration, was cut from a $1 trillion US Budget bill.

12/16/2011

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Diaz-Balart Seeking To Clamp Down On Cuban Visits

House Republican Mario Diaz-Balart will try to push through a proposal to return Cuban travel policy to the restrictions under former President George W. Bush.

CBS4–12/13/2011

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