In an effort to keep the spotlight on the political turmoil in Venezuela, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has asked Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to meet with the Venezuelan community in South Florida this week.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro believes that South Florida politicians, like Marco Rubio, are leading the country into an extremist foreign policy against his country.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio did his civic duty Wednesday and showed up for jury duty at the Miami-Dade County Courthouse. But, Rubio won’t be sitting on any jury as he was dismissed with about a dozen other jurors.
Senator Marco Rubio gave an impassioned speech earlier this week outlining the major problems in Venezuela. The issue hits home to many in South Florida and Senator Rubio is continuing his push for the U.S. government to do something about the demonstrations and government retaliations.
“It is great being here at the U,” Hillary Clinton said with a smile, making a “U” gesture with her hands as she took the stage at the University of Miami’s Bank United Center Wednesday night.
Florida voters seem to like Hillary Clinton, a lot. A new poll shows Clinton is a favorite among Florida voters in a hypothetical 2016 presidential matchup against either of the state’s two best-known Republicans.
Broward College in Davie is holding a conference Thursday to bring awareness to the magnitude of human trafficking in Florida and in the rest of the world.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has been rumored to be a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016 and Wednesday he did nothing to end the speculation when asked about a possible run.
Florida leaders mourn the loss of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. The Israeli soldier-turned-politician-turned statesman died Saturday, eight years after a stroke put him in a coma. He was 85.-
It was 50 years ago Wednesday that then-President Lyndon B. Johnson proposed a war on poverty in his 1964 State of the Union Address. After five decades of programs like Medicare and Medicaid, while poverty hasn’t ended, the programs launched as part of the Great Society has helped hundreds of millions of people improve their lives.