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.
Jim sits down with the Miami Herald’s Sergio Bustos and Marc Caputo to discuss the latest from Capitol Hill on the budget deal, updates on the Florida governor’s race, plus the state jobs picture according to Governor Rick Scott. The three also discuss the fallout following that controversial handshake between President Barack Obama and Cuba’s Raul Castro at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service
In an effort to distance himself from the growing isolationist wing in his party, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio advocated “decisive” diplomacy and foreign aid, rather than military power, in a speech Wednesday at the conservative American Enterprise Institute in Washington.