Economy

DES MOINES, IA - AUGUST 21:  Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks to supporters at his Religious Liberty Rally on August 21, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. Earlier in the day Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) visited and spoke to guests at the Iowa State Fair.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cruz Outshines Bush At Americans For Prosperity Summit

exas Sen. Ted Cruz was the hands-down favorite of the Americans for Prosperity annual summit in Columbus, Ohio, this weekend, if the number and volume of ovations during the speeches of five presidential candidates who addressed the annual convention of tea party activists was the measure.

08/22/2015

AUGUST 21: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. The Trump campaign moved tonight's rally to a larger stadium to accommodate demand. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

GOP Candidates Court Voters In Alabama

Six GOP presidential candidates are visiting Alabama over a 10-day period, as the crowded Republican field jockeys for support ahead of the next year’s regional southern primary.

08/22/2015

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden  (Source: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Biden Ponders Details Of 2016 Run With Decision Nearing

Tucked away at his family home in Delaware, Vice President Joe Biden has been huddling with longtime aides and family members, evaluating what it would take to launch a viable presidential campaign against well-funded Democratic opponents with a huge head start.

08/22/2015

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - MAY 06: Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks during the National Council for Behavioral Health's Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on May 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.  Clinton discussed various topics including mental health and social issues. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Democrats Urge Clinton To Offer Better Explanation Of Emails

Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among elected Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as secretary of state, as new polls signal that the inquiry is taking a toll on her presidential campaign.

08/21/2015

Jeb Bush talks at National Urban League In Fort Lauderdale on Friday, July 31, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Newcomer To Koch Scene, Bush Competes For Tea Party Support

Billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch are cracking open a tea party door for Republican Jeb Bush, a welcome opportunity for the former Florida governor whose presidential competitors include several big tea party success stories.

08/21/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

GOP Presidential Hopeful Rubio Talks Economy In Detroit

A business-friendly audience in Detroit heard Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio share his ideas on how to improve the U.S. economy on Thursday.

08/20/2015

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Gov. Scott: State Nearly Out Of Money To Lure Jobs

Gov. Rick Scott, reigniting a budget fight with the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature, says the state is nearly out of money to lure companies to Florida.

CBS Miami–08/20/2015

Florida Money

Florida Economists Project Continued Growth In State Money

Florida’s economy is continuing to grow, according to preliminary forecasts.

08/14/2015

A credit card machine.  (Source: CBS4)

Florida Consumer Confidence Ticks Up – Again

e are starting to feel a little better about where we are headed. At least that’s according to a recent University of Florida report on consumer confidence.

03/02/2015

Money Generic

State Minimum Wage Gets Bump In New Year

People were working for minimum wage in the state will get a bump in the new year.

12/29/2014

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