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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

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Poll Shows Crist And Scott In Dead Heat

A new poll finds Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist in a dead heat and, with more than 10 percent of voters undecided, sets the stage for an already-brutal campaign expected to get uglier over the next seven months.

04/24/2014

Florida's two senators, Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio, discuss the issues in Venezuela at a restaurant in Doral on Thursday, April 17, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Senators Rubio, Nelson Come Together On Venezuela

Florida’s two senators, Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio, sat side by side Thursday morning at a Venezuelan restaurant in Doral to condemn what they describe as the country’s repressive regime.

04/17/2014

Supporters hold signs to call on bringing home of U.S. citizen Alan Gross who is currently being held in a Cuban prison, during a rally at the Lafayette Park outside the White House December 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Supporters and community leaders gathered at the rally to mark the 4th anniversary of the detention of Alan Gross and called on the U.S. and Cuban governments to negotiate for his immediate release and return home. (Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cuba ‘Concerned’ Over Jailed American’s Hunger Strike

The Cuban government expressed concern Wednesday over a jailed U.S. government subcontractor on hunger strike since last week.

04/10/2014

Facing South Florida: Reporters Roundtable

Jim and his fellow journalists talk about Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign problems, Obamacare, county budget issues, the “Ultra” controversy, Beckham and the soccer stadium, and the presidential plans of Jeb Bush & Marco Rubio.

CBS4–04/07/2014

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