Mario Diaz-Balart

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CBS4 On The Ground For Historic Embassy Opening

With 48 hours to go before the American embassy officially open in Havana, CBS4’s Rick Folbaum arrived in the island nation.

08/12/2015

Just two days before Secretary of State John Kerry raises the American flag at the re-opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, some Republican South Florida congressional leaders are calling the historic event an offensive, shameful spectacle. (Source: CBS4)

Local GOP Leaders Slam US Flag Raising In Havana

Just two days before Secretary of State John Kerry raises the American flag at the re-opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, some Republican South Florida congressional leaders are calling the historic event an offensive, shameful spectacle.

08/12/2015

Mario Diaz-Balart (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

CBS4’s Jim DeFede sits down for an extended one-one interview with Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart.

CBS4–08/09/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Redistricting Hearings Requested, Turned Down

Facing political uncertainty after a Supreme Court ruling, 15 U.S. House members sent a letter this week to Florida legislative leaders calling for redistricting hearings across the state.

07/17/2015

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Court Orders Redrawing Of 8 Congressional Districts

The state’s highest court has ordered that at least eight congressional districts be redrawn because they don’t meet the requirements that prohibits political lines from being drawn to favor incumbents or a political party.

07/09/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Florida Republicans Call On Feds To Extend LIP Funding

A dozen Republicans in Florida’s congressional delegation sent a letter this week to President Barack Obama calling for continuation of the Low Income Pool health-funding program.

05/21/2015

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House GOP Bill Blocks New Air Flights, Cruise Ships To Cuba

House Republicans unveiled legislation to sharply curb the Obama administration’s recent moves to ease restrictions on travel to Cuba.

04/28/2015

Pandemonium in Panama City when pro-Castro and anti-Castro groups clashed outside a hotel. (Source: La Estrella Panama)

Pro, Anti-Castro Groups Clash In Panama City

Pandemonium in Panama City when pro-Castro and anti-Castro groups clashed outside a hotel.

04/09/2015

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FIU Poll Shows Shifting Attitudes Among Cuban Americans

A poll by Florida International University shows shifting attitudes among Cuban Americans when asked about U.S. policy toward Cuba.

06/18/2014

April 24, 2014: "Tampa selfie w Mario & Tia Diaz Balart after emergency landing."  Photo by: Alberto M. Carvalho

Superintendent Back In Miami After Emergency Landing In Tampa

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho went back to work on in Miami Friday after he was on a plane that had to make an emergency landing Thursday night.

CBS Miami–04/25/2014

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