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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 12: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) walks to the Senate floor for a series of votes December 12, 2014 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Senate is expected to pass an omnibus funding bill to fund the federal government later today or tomorrow. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Intra-Party Feud Over New Cuba Policy Intensifies

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul flipped the script on Republican rival Florida Sen. Marco Rubio calling him “an isolationist” as the GOP’s intra-party feud over President Barack Obama’s new Cuba policy intensified.

12/19/2014

Senator Marco Rubio. (Source: CBS4)

First Bush, Then Cuba: Rubio Rides Political Wave

As the 2016 Republican presidential primary lurched ahead this week, no GOP prospect had a ride quite like Marco Rubio.

12/18/2014

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Florida Leaders Meet In Orlando For Summit

Major Florida leaders in various sectors are in Orlando for a very important summit that will discuss some of the biggest issues facing the state.

12/05/2014

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Florida Gov. To Scale Back Inaugural Festivities

No ball. No parade. No champagne. Florida Gov. Rick Scott is scaling back the inaugural festivities after winning his second term.

11/19/2014

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LGBT Floridians Hope For Progress Despite Election Losses

The 2014 election wasn’t a good one for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

11/10/2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks after his win in the Governor's Race on November 4, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Re-Elected For Four More Years

Florida Governor Rick Scott will remain in office for four more years after winning the gubernatorial race.

11/04/2014

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GOP Grabs Supermajority In Florida House

The already-conservative Florida House will lean even more to the right the next two years.

11/04/2014

Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist. 
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Scott, Crist Push Turnout In Key Areas

Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist spent Friday scrambling to persuade voters besieged by negative ads to head to the polls as the final full week of campaigning came to a close.

10/31/2014

Rick Scott on the campaign trail on Oct. 22, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

GOP Governors Group Donates More Money To Aid Scott’s Campaign

Heated debates, endless mudslinging and clichéd one-liners have prompted the Republican Governors Association to donate even more money to aid Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign.

10/23/2014

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Colorful And Influential GOP Leader Slade Dies

Tom Slade — a hard-drinking, seafaring tactician who steered Republicans to political dominance in Florida — died Monday in Orange Park at age 78 from complications associated with heart failure.

10/20/2014

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