Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 10: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro during the official memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Agrees With Crist On Cuba

Last Friday night, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist called for an end to the Cuban embargo. While some GOP members immediately criticized Crist’s comments, the former governor’s opinion may be the prevailing opinion, according to new poll.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Crist: Ending Cuban Embargo “The Right Thing”

Appearing Friday night on the HBO program Real Time with Bill Maher, Charlie Crist reversed his long held position in support of Cuban embargo, saying he now believed the embargo should be lifted.

02/10/2014

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Ros-Lehtinen Adds To List Of State Of The Union Responses

President Barack Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night to Congress. But on the Republican side, at least four responses to the presidents speech will be delivered by members of the GOP.

CBS Miami–01/28/2014

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

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