Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Senate Unveils Last-Ditch Congressional Map

A key state senator floated a last-ditch effort Thursday to strike a compromise with the House on new congressional districts, while voting-rights groups that challenged the current congressional map called for the Florida Supreme Court to take over the process.

08/27/2015

Grammy-winning jazz composer and pianist O'Farrill will be in Cuba on Friday, just in time to watch the American flag go up over the U.S. Ambassador's home.
(Source: CBS4)

Musician To Travel From Miami To Havana For Embassy Opening

The first track on the yet-to-be-released album “Cuba: The Conversation Continues” is called “The Triumphant Journey.” And the man behind the music will make a special journey of his own Friday to Cuba.

08/13/2015

(Source: AP)

CBS4 On The Ground For Historic Embassy Opening

With 48 hours to go before the American embassy officially open in Havana, CBS4’s Rick Folbaum arrived in the island nation.

08/12/2015

Just two days before Secretary of State John Kerry raises the American flag at the re-opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, some Republican South Florida congressional leaders are calling the historic event an offensive, shameful spectacle. (Source: CBS4)

Local GOP Leaders Slam US Flag Raising In Havana

Just two days before Secretary of State John Kerry raises the American flag at the re-opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, some Republican South Florida congressional leaders are calling the historic event an offensive, shameful spectacle.

08/12/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

New Congressional Map Sets Stage For Special Session

The Florida Legislature released a new congressional map that could alter the futures of the state’s U.S. House delegation.

08/05/2015

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen joins Jim DeFede on Facing South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Jim and the Congresswoman sit down for an extended one-on-one interview.

CBS4–07/19/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Redistricting Hearings Requested, Turned Down

Facing political uncertainty after a Supreme Court ruling, 15 U.S. House members sent a letter this week to Florida legislative leaders calling for redistricting hearings across the state.

07/17/2015

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush waves as he walks on stage to announce his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at Miami-Dade College - Kendall Campus on June 15 , 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Caught Singing To Florida Congresswoman

Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush got caught singing to Florida representative Ileanna Ros-Lehtinen on her birthday.

07/16/2015

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Court Orders Redrawing Of 8 Congressional Districts

The state’s highest court has ordered that at least eight congressional districts be redrawn because they don’t meet the requirements that prohibits political lines from being drawn to favor incumbents or a political party.

07/09/2015

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Mixed Reaction To U.S., Cuba Embassy Openings

Some Cuban-American politicians are criticizing a historic change in relations with the island nation.

07/01/2015

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