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Alex Sink Decides Against Congressional Run This Fall

A run for Congress is not in the cards for former state CFO Alex Sink. On Tuesday, the Democrat said in a statement that she will not wage another campaign in the fall after losing a high-stakes special House election last month to Republican David Jolly.

04/15/2014

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Politician Ditches GOP For Democrats

Standing in front of Miami-Dade elections headquarters, Ana Rivas Logan tore her voter registration card to pieces. “This is my old Republican registration card and it’s gone,” she said while laughing.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

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New Jersey Governor Attends S.Fla. Fundraisers

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in South Florida this weekend. Christie is the headliner at a series of fundraisers to help Florida’s governor, Rick Scott, and the state party.

01/18/2014

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

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Former Gov. Crist Speaks At Democratic Dinner

Former Gov. Charlie Crist, who was once a Republican, gave one of his first speeches as a Democrat Friday night.

CBS4–03/16/2013

Allison Tant is the Florida Democratic Party's new chairman. (Source: Twitter)

Tant Elected New Chair Of Florida Democratic Party

Allison Tant, a long-time party fundraiser for the Florida Democratic Party, is now the party’s new chairwoman.

CBS4–01/26/2013

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Wasserman-Schultz Takes Part In Weston Voter Registration Drive

With only ten days left until voter registration closes across Florida, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz was happy to help “multiply voters’ voices” Saturday.

CBS4–09/29/2012

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NRA Says Media Sensationalizing Trayvon Martin Shooting Death

The National Rifle Association is coming to the defense of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law it helped write in 2005 and targeting the media for its coverage of the Trayvon Martin case.

CBS4–04/14/2012

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Fla. Democrats Can’t Attend Own Fundraiser

The Florida Democratic Party is about to answer the question what happens when you throw a “legislative appreciation party” and no legislators show up.

CBS4–02/06/2012

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Florida Could Be A Challenge For Obama In 2012

President Barack Obama could be looking at an uphill battle if he hopes to have Florida’s support going into the 2012 election.

CBS4–06/12/2011