A South Florida veteran will be in attendance when President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday. Jeff Colaiacovo, who served in the Army during Vietnam, will be the guest of Congresswoman Lois Frankel.
There’s positive economic news for Port Everglades. The Port is expanding as part of a project to help ports around the country accommodate vessels after the Panama Canal is widened in 2015.
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.
Christmas Eve 2009 was they day when the U.S. Senate passed the Affordable Care Act along party lines; Democrats for it and Republicans against it. Four years later—and a lot of political fighting—the same is still true.
Jim Defede is joined by Rep. Lois Frankel to discuss the big issues Congress is grappling with including immigration reform and tighter gun controls.
From a political standpoint, 2012 proved to be another raucous year in South Florida. Amid echoes of, “Let people vote!” in our ears, with the images of long lines still haunting our memories, Florida was once again the center of attention.
One of the most contentious and expensive Congressional campaigns went to the Democrats in the 22nd Congressional District that includes part of Broward and Palm Beach counties.
CBS4’s Jim DeFede hosts the only debate between Lois Frankel and Adam Hasner in the Miami/ Ft. Lauderdale TV market.
“When you gotta go, you gotta go,” says a woman in a new South Florida political ad. The woman (and congressional candidate Adam Hasner) is referring to incumbent Lois Frankel.
One of the most watched political races in the country will likely have a close outcome. The race is for Florida’s newly drawn U.S. Congressional District 22 which covers portions of Broward and Palm Beach counties.