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Joe Kennedy Talks About His Great-Uncle, JFK

On a recent visit to South Florida, Joe Kennedy – grandson of the late Bobby Kennedy – talked about his family’s legacy and the 50th anniversary of his great-uncle’s assassination

CBS4–11/22/2013

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Health Care Law Could Be Liability For Democrats

Rep. Patrick Murphy had been a cautious defender of President Barack Obama’s health care law for much of the last year, telling constituents in his swing-voting district that the far-from-perfect measure is critical to helping cover uninsured Americans.

11/11/2013

A Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

SNAP Benefits Cut For Millions Of Americans

The gridlock in Washington began taking a major toll at the dinner table for tens of millions of Americans Friday. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits fell for more than 47 million lower-income people Friday.

CBS Miami–11/01/2013

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 Spikes Comprehensive Immigration Reform Effort

Senator Marco Rubio was for immigration reform before he was against it. Sunday, Senator Rubio submarined the bill he helped author on immigration reform by saying a comprehensive overhaul is not possible.

CBS Miami–10/28/2013

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GOP Breaking On Debt Ceiling, Gov’t To Remain Shutdown

The GOP-led government shutdown looks like it will continue for an undetermined amount of time, even as more workers begin to lose their pay checks and the debt limit is avoided.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

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GOP Ready For Debt Default Without Policy Demands Being Met

With the government shutdown plan pitched by Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee looking less and less likely; the GOP-led House is preparing to threaten to crash the U.S. economy if President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats don’t acquiesce to Republican policy demands.

CBS Miami–09/26/2013

Large Storm System From Midwest Makes Its Way East

Attempt To Defund Obamacare May Be Fading Fast

The plan concocted by Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee to either defund the Affordable Care Act or shut down the government appears to be on its last leg after it passed the GOP-led House of Representatives last week.

CBS Miami–09/23/2013

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 Praises Bill To Defund Obamacare That Can’t Defund Obamacare

The Republican-led House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution bill that sets up a government shutdown and possibly worse in the coming weeks thanks to a plan first pushed by Florida Senator Marco Rubio.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

A Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

GOP Targets Food Stamps For Nearly $40 Billion In Cuts

Late Thursday evening, the House of Representatives voted to slash the budget for the nation’s food-stamp program by $39 billion over the next ten years.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

Health Care

Congress On Path To Economic Chaos Over Affordable Care Act

The plan first floated by Florida Senator Marco Rubio to shut down the government if the Affordable Care Act is not defunded is gaining traction among House Republicans and could put the United States on a dangerous path towards fiscal Armageddon in the next two months.

CBS Miami–09/17/2013

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