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