Eric Cantor

A Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

GOP Targets Food Stamps For Nearly $40 Billion In Cuts

Late Thursday evening, the House of Representatives voted to slash the budget for the nation’s food-stamp program by $39 billion over the next ten years.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

President Barack Obama

GOP Targets Debt Limit To Force Health Care Shutdown

Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s original plan to force a government shutdown to stop the Affordable Care Act is fizzling; but another, more dangerous tactic is starting to take shape amongst Republican leaders in the House of Representatives.

CBS Miami–08/22/2013

Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell (Photo by ISAF via Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Focus On Conspiracy Theories Instead Of Solutions For America

Revelations surrounding David Petraeus’ affair have prompted the tin foil hat crowd on the right to find all sorts of conspiracies about why the news that CIA Director David Petraeus was having an affair with his biographer was released after the election.

11/20/2012

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with female House Democrats (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Pelosi Stays On As Leader, Continuing To Defy The GOP War On Women

She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.

11/14/2012

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (Credit: SaucedoMercer.com)

Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

(Source: CNN) Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz reads the resignation letter of Arizona Congressman Gabrielle Giffords on Jan. 25, 2012.

Wasserman Schultz Leads Tearful Farewell To Gabby Giffords

Flanked by her best friend, South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Representative Gabrielle Giffords left Congress Wednesday morning just more than a year after she was shot in the head during a campaign rally in her home state of Arizona.

CBS4–01/25/2012

Eric Cantor (R-Va) On Face The Nation

Hurricane Aid Tied To Federal Budget Cuts

South Florida still hasn’t passed the peak of hurricane season, but if a major hurricane does hit the state, aid from the federal government may not come fast.

CBS4–08/30/2011

Luis Garcia David Rivera 25th Congressional District

Luis Garcia Set To Challenge Rep. David Rivera

Three-term Democratic state representative Luis Garcia announced Wednesday that he will run for the seat now held by embattled Republican rookie congressman David Rivera.

CBS4–07/20/2011

Eric Cantor (R-Va) On Face The Nation

GOP Threatens Disaster Victims

As Floridians prepare to face the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane season, the Republican-led House of Representatives has a message for victims of disasters: you may be out of luck if you want government assistance.

CBS Miami–05/29/2011

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GOP Distancing Itself From David Rivera

The trouble swirling around freshman U.S. Congressman David Rivera has at least one top Republican in the House worried as the GOP distances itself from Rivera.

CBS4–03/01/2011

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