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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Thousands turned out for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Liberty City. (Source: CBS4)

Thousands Take Part In Annual MLK Parade, Festival In Liberty City

Thousands turned out for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Liberty City. The parade along NW 54th Street culminated in a festival at the Martin Luther King Jr. Park at 6101 NW 32nd Court.

01/20/2014

American Alan Gross (center) has been jailed in Cuba since 2009. It is believed this photo is the first allowed by Cuban authorities to be taken of Gross. (Source: Adela Dworin)

Fourth Anniversary Of American Held In Cuban Prison

Tuesday, December 3rd, marked the 4th anniversary of American humanitarian aid worker Alan Gross’ imprisonment by the Cuban regime. Gross was arrested while working covertly in the Communist-run country to set up Internet access for the island’s small Jewish community.

12/03/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Holocaust Survivors Battle For Insurance Benefits

Adolph Hitler and his axis of evil incarnate exterminated six million Jews, packing them into rail cars and off to the concentration camps and the gas chambers and the ovens that awaited.

CBS4–11/08/2013

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Ros-Lehtinen Touting Underused Visa Program

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen wants potential immigrants to apply for a historically underused program to get visas.

CBS Miami–10/31/2013

Jim DeFede & Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: After the Shutdown

Congresswoman Ilena Ros-Lehtinen and Jim discuss the vote to reopen the government and where we go from here. The two also discuss whether three months from now we will be in the same situation.
Other topics include immigration reform, and the future of the Republican party.

CBS4–10/21/2013

Capitol Hill

Florida Legislators Speak Out On Government Funding Deal

With just hours to spare, Congress passed a plan to avoid a default and end a 16 day partial government shutdown. The votes came in late, but just in time to avoid the crisis. Just after midnight President Barack Obama signed the bill into law.

CBS4–10/17/2013

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

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)

S. Florida Delegation Preps For Syria Congressional Debate

As Congress prepares to debate whether or not to allow military action against the Syrian regime of Basha al-Assad, representatives from South Florida have already started to stake out their positions on the issue.

CBS Miami–09/02/2013

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Man At Center Of NSA Leak Heading To Cuba Monday

A former contractor for the National Security Agency who is wanted for revealing highly classified surveillance programs has arrived in Moscow from Hong Kong.

06/23/2013

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Feds Keep Cuba On List Of Countries Which Support Terrorism

So what does Cuba have in common with Syria and the Sudan? They’re all on the State Department’s list state sponsors of terrorism and feds have no intention of taking them off.

CBS4–05/02/2013

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