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Allen West Joining Fox News

Former U.S. Representative Allen West made his name with infamous comments like his Joseph McCarthy-like claim that 80 Democrats in Congress were communists and other fiery rhetoric. After several months out of the political sphere, West is coming back with Fox News.

CBS Miami–05/17/2013

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M-D Commission Race A Battle Of Career Politicians

In just a few weeks, voters across South Florida will pick their representatives. In Miami-Dade County, a county commission race will feature two career politicians with very different visions of the future.

CBS4–10/19/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Democrats Chip Away At Republican Absentee Ballot Advantage

Historically speaking, a high turnout for absentee ballots has favored the Republican Party. This year, while Republicans are enjoying a lead, Democrats have started to chip away at the absentee ballot numbers and it’s generated a new emphasis on getting the vote out early.

CBS Miami–10/15/2012

US President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign event in Mansfield Central Park in Mansfield Ohio, August 1, 2012.  (Photo by: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Obama Opens Up 9 Point Lead

On the heels of two national polls showing President Barack Obama has a seven-point lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney, a new Fox News Poll increases the lead to a full nine points.

CBS Miami–08/10/2012

Early Voting

Early Voting Starts Monday In Five Counties, Including Monroe

Voters in five Florida counties will be allowed to begin casting their primary votes Monday, while most of the state will wait until next Saturday

CBS4–07/30/2012

MarcoRubio At Hispanic Leadership Conference

Publication Of Rubio’s Memoir Pushed Up

As the Republican Party slowly starts to rally around likely-nominee Mitt Romney, attention will quickly turn to who the former Massachusetts governor will pick as his running mate. Chief among the VP candidate will be Florida Senator Marco Rubio who will be making waves ahead of the Republican National Convention.

CBS4–03/19/2012

US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Speaker of the House John Boehner applaud as US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 24, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Poll: Obama Dominating GOP Field

Overlooked in Florida, Rick Santorum has come storming back in the battle for the Republican presidential nomination. But whoever the candidate the GOP picks may not stand a chance against President Barack Obama.

CBS4–02/13/2012

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Poll: Obama & Romney In Statistical Tie

A new poll showed President Barack Obama in a statistical tie with likely GOP-nominee Mitt Romney.

CBS4–01/16/2012

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Lynn University Lands 2012 Presidential Debate

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced Monday that Boca Raton-based Lynn University will be one of the hosts of the three debates during the general election in 2012

CBS4–10/31/2011

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Romney, Perry Tangle In Miami

The GOP race to face President Obama in 2012 took center stage Wednesday as both Republican frontrunners appeared in Miami Wednesday seeking to solidify their GOP base in the Sunshine State.

CBS4–09/21/2011

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