Marco Rubio

Venezuelan Flag (Source: CBS4)

Florida Politicians Applaud Travel Sanctions On Venezuelan Officials

An announcement by the U.S. Secretary of State concerning new sanctions on two dozen high-ranking Venezuelan officials linked to human rights abuses was met with party line reaction by some of Florida’s top politicians.

07/30/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 07: Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leaves the event 'Equality for Women is Progress for All' at the United Nations on March 7, 2014 in New York City. The event was part of the United Nations International Women's Day,

Poll Finds Hillary Clinton Popular With Florida Voters

Democrat Hillary Clinton continues to be the favorite potential candidate of Florida voters in the 2016 presidential race.

07/24/2014

Bob Graham (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Bob Graham

Jim sits down with the former Florida governor and senator to talk about a variety of subjects, including the crisis in Iraq, the Florida governor’s race, immigration, and Cuba offshore drilling.

CBS4–06/23/2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Instate Tuition Bill Amid Political Sparring

With Hispanic voters likely to play a key role in the 2014 elections, Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Monday allowing some undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at Florida’s public colleges and universities.

06/09/2014

Facing South Florida: The V-A Scandal

Jim devotes the entire half hour to the big national news headline of the week — the scandal within the Dep’t of Veteran Affairs, which led to the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. The scandal surrounding veterans’ health care issues mirrors the problems CBS4 Investigator Jim DeFede uncovered here in South Florida. Jim and his guest, Congressman Joe Garcia, talk about that and how to fix the problem.

CBS4–06/02/2014

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki (Source: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Amid VA Secretary Resignation, Local Politicians Call For More Action

Amid calls for resignation, the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) secretary did just that.

05/30/2014

(Source: AP)

Florida Woman Pleads Guilty To Fake-Anthrax Letters

A 47-year-old Florida woman has pleaded guilty to mailing faux-anthrax letters to the offices of U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson.

05/20/2014

(BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio To Propose Retirement Security Plan

During a speech at the National Press Club in Washington on Tuesday, Senator Marco Rubio is expected to outline his ideas for strengthening retirement security for Americans.

05/12/2014

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio  (Source: CBS4)

Marco Rubio Not Endorsing Rivera In House Primary

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio does not plan to endorse David Rivera in the Republican primary. The Florida senator and Rivera, who is running for the 26th Congressional District seat, have been allies before.

05/08/2014

Nicholas Cutter (Source: CBS4)

A Mother’s Guilt And A Veteran’s Unexpected Death

Early one morning last year, Mary Zielinski received a call from the VA hospital in Miami telling her that her son was dead.

04/25/2014

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