Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before members of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama was expected to lay out a broad agenda to including attempts to address income inequality and making it easier for Americans to afford college education and child care.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

President Appeals To Congress On Multiple Fronts In State Of The Union

President Barack Obama appealed directly to congress on multiple fronts during his State of the Union address on Tuesday evening.

01/20/2015

Facing South Florida Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Single Shot

Facing South Florida: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

As the year comes to a close, Jim DeFede sat down with U.S. Rep. Ileana-Ros Lehtinen to get reaction to some of the biggest headline makers in December.

12/22/2014

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

Local Leaders Banned From Nicaragua Over Venezuela Sanctions

Nicaragua’s president is banning U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen from the country in protest of sanctions against Venezuela.

12/13/2014

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Facing South Florida: Transgender Issues

In early December, the Miami-Dade County Commission is set to vote on whether to include transgender protection in the Human Rights Ordinance. That ordinance currently makes it illegal to discriminate against an individual based on age, gender, race and sexual orientation. Jim discusses this with former Miami-Dade commissioner Katy Sorenson, who is the original sponsor of the ordinance, and Anthony Verdugo, who is the executive director of the Christian Family Coalition. First we air an expanded version of Jim’s sit-down interview with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, her husband Dexter Lehtinen, and their transgender son Rodrigo.

CBS4–11/24/2014

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Ileana’s Son: From Amanda to Rodrigo

Rodrigo Lehtinen grew up in a household grounded in Republican politics.

11/17/2014

November 2, 2014: Rick Scott on the campaign trail in South Florida.  (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Makes Hialeah Stop To Appeal To Hispanic Voters

With less than 48 hours to go before Florida finds out whether Governor Rick Scott gets four more years or whether former Governor Charlie Crist gets his old job back, both candidates brought their A-game and their A- team on this last day of early voting.

11/02/2014

US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Host Jim DeFede sat down with U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to discuss a number of issues.

10/06/2014

August 23, 2014: Bob Bohm received a Purple Heart for his service in WWII. (Source: CBS4)

93-Year-Old WWII Veteran Receives Purple Heart

For 70 years, Bob Bohm has waited for the recognition he deserved.

08/23/2014

Nora Sandigo (Source: CBS4)

Immigration Activist A “Guardian Angel” To More Than 800 Kids

Nora Sandigo is a mother of two, if you don’t count the 817 children for whom she considers herself to be a guardian.

08/07/2014

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Charlie Crist Picks Hispanic Woman, Democrat Darling As Running Mate

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist selected Annette Taddeo as his running mate in his bid for Governor.

07/17/2014

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