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"I voted" stickers are seen on June 5, 2012 at the town hall polling station in the town of Hudson, Wisconsin, during voting for current Governor Scott Walker and challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. The recall election marks just the third time in US history that a state governor has been challenged midterm. Wisconsin is a key swing state in the November presidential election. It is seen as leaning toward Obama, but Tuesday's vote could show an inclination to flip toward Republican challenger Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Report: Florida Set To Resume Voter Purge

Thanks to a Supreme Court ruling gutting Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott plans to restart a purge of “noncitizens” on Florida’s voter rolls, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–08/05/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Pushing Gov’t Shutdown To Stop Obamacare

Florida Senator Marco Rubio and a group of GOP Senators are prepared to bankrupt the United States and possibly plunge the world into a depression if they don’t get their way to defund the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

CBS Miami–07/25/2013

Two foreclosure clinics aim to help struggling homeowners. (Source: CBS4)

Will Victims Of Foreclosures Get Fair Share Of Money Owed?

Checks for thousands of Florida foreclosure victims will finally be going out next week, with hundreds of millions of dollars more earmarked for new housing programs statewide.

CBS4–06/05/2013

Sheriff Scott Israel asks for significant budget increase. (Source: CBS4)

Broward Sheriff Wants A $94 Million Funding Increase

Broward’s new sheriff, with his hat in hand, visited the County Commission on Tuesday.

CBS4–05/21/2013

Capitol Hill

Defense Dept. Drops Blackberry For Apple, Google Phones

The U.S. Department of Defense announced today that it was further dropping its exclusive BlackBerry contract and opening all of its mobile communications networks to Apple, Google, and other device makers.

CBS4–02/27/2013

2012 U.S. Budget

Impact Of Fiscal Cliff On S Florida’s Housing Market

Time is ticking for the Senate and the House as they meet Sunday in a last ditch effort to avoid the fiscal cliff.

CBS4–12/30/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

A Closer Look At Florida’s Amendment 3

This November’s ballot is the longest in South Florida history. The reason: 11 constitutional amendments, some as long as a half of page. On the ballot, Amendment 3 is titled State Government Revenue Limitation. In simple English that means a new formula for the state budget.

CBS4–10/18/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Hiring Situation Inches Upward In August

Private employers here and across the country are starting to hang out their help wanted signs as we approach the fall.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

A surveillance camera (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

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