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Treasury Dept. Warns Of Catastrophic Debt Default

“A financial crisis and recession that could echo the events of 2008 or worse.” That’s the dire warning the Treasury Department issued Thursday about the possibility the GOP forced government shutdown could tumble into a debt default by the United States.

CBS Miami–10/03/2013

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GOP Ready For Debt Default Without Policy Demands Being Met

With the government shutdown plan pitched by Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee looking less and less likely; the GOP-led House is preparing to threaten to crash the U.S. economy if President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats don’t acquiesce to Republican policy demands.

CBS Miami–09/26/2013

US Republican Senator from Florida Marco Rubio (R) speaks during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill on September 3, 2013 in Washington. US Secretary of State John Kerry, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel appeared before the committee to present the Obama Administration's views on Congressional authorization for the use of military force in Syria.  (Photo by:  AFP PHOTO/Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio Grills Administration Over Military Action In Syria

Senator Marco Rubio expressed skepticism about President Barack Obama’s request for authorization to use military force in Syria during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Tuesday afternoon.

CBS Miami–09/03/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

S. Florida Delegation Preps For Syria Congressional Debate

As Congress prepares to debate whether or not to allow military action against the Syrian regime of Basha al-Assad, representatives from South Florida have already started to stake out their positions on the issue.

CBS Miami–09/02/2013

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Washington Preps For Contentious September

As Washington continues to head for a proverbial brick wall with government funding and the debt default, a schism in the Republican Party could be the key to keeping both the federal government in business and the nation from avoiding a debt default.

CBS Miami–08/16/2013

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Tea Party Backs Away From Some GOP Stars

Four years ago, the tea party movement motivated conservatives to protest the ballooning deficit and President Obama’s health care law.

08/04/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Obamacare Defunding Plan Not Going Well

Senator Marco Rubio’s plan to shut down the government if Congress doesn’t defund the Affordable Care Act is going up in smoke in the nation’s capital.

CBS Miami–07/30/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Pushing Gov’t Shutdown To Stop Obamacare

Florida Senator Marco Rubio and a group of GOP Senators are prepared to bankrupt the United States and possibly plunge the world into a depression if they don’t get their way to defund the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

CBS Miami–07/25/2013

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Sen. Rubio Trying To Reconnect With Conservative Support

As he struggles to repair his image as a conservative standard bearer, Republican Senator Marco Rubio has renewed his outreach to tea party supporters.

07/23/2013

Charlie Crist At Democratic National Convention

Fmr. Gov. Crist To Slam GOP In New Book

Charlie Crist, the former Florida governor who switched from the Republican Party to Democrat, is working on a book that strongly criticizes the GOP’s conservative policies.

CBS Miami–07/10/2013

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