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Alex Sink (Source: CBS4)

Political Parties Battle 24 Hours Before Special Election

The race to replace the late Representative Bill Young between Democrat Alex Sink and Republican David Jolly will come to a crescendo Tuesday in a special election. Both sides see a potential victory as validation for their respective world view heading into 2014′s mid-term elections.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

Justin Lamar Sternad (Source:CBS4)

New Twist In Rivera, Sternad Campaign Finance Scandal

The sordid campaign finance scandal involving convicted congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad and U.S. Rep. David Rivera has taken a major twist.

CBS Miami–02/26/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) waits for U.S. President Barack Obama to deliver the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on January 28, 2014 in Washington, DC. In his fifth State of the Union address, Obama is expected to emphasize on healthcare, economic fairness and new initiatives designed to stimulate the U.S. economy with bipartisan cooperation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Rubio Pushes For Higher Education Overhaul

Sen. Marco Rubio called for overhauling the nation’s higher education system Monday. Rubio said he wants to close an “opportunity gap” between Americans with and without advanced degrees.

02/10/2014

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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

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist Wages Populist Campaign For Fla. Governor

Former GOP Gov. Charlie Crist appears to be mounting a campaign showing his hard left turn.

02/08/2014

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Fla. House Ready To Move Ahead On Destination Resort Casinos In S. Fla.

Republican leadership in the Florida House signaled Tuesday it’s ready to pass legislation that would allow Las Vegas-style casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–02/04/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01: Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush testifies before the House Budget Committee in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill June 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The committee members engaged in a wide-ranging debate about tax and spending policy during the hearing titiled, 'Removing The Barriers To Free Enterprise And Economic Growth.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Endorses Republican Candidate In District 13 Special Election

A day after the first debate in the special election for District 13′s Congressional seat, Republican candidate David Jolly is calling on a Republican with a familiar name to further boost his campaign.

CBS Miami–02/04/2014

Trey Radel (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Special Election To Be Held For Former Rep. Radel’s Seat

Governor Rick Scott said a special election will be held to fill the seat left vacant by former U.S. Rep. Trey Radel.

01/31/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01: Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush testifies before the House Budget Committee in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill June 1, 2012 in Washington, DC. The committee members engaged in a wide-ranging debate about tax and spending policy during the hearing titiled, 'Removing The Barriers To Free Enterprise And Economic Growth.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Still Undecided On 2016 Presidential Run

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has been rumored to be a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016 and Wednesday he did nothing to end the speculation when asked about a possible run.

CBS Miami–01/29/2014

Trey Radel (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cocaine Congressman Trey Radel Resigns

Republican Trey Radel, who achieved infamy after pleading guilty to cocaine-possession charges in Washington, will resign his Congressional seat, CBS News has confirmed.

CBS Miami–01/27/2014

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