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A Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

GOP Targets Food Stamps For Nearly $40 Billion In Cuts

Late Thursday evening, the House of Representatives voted to slash the budget for the nation’s food-stamp program by $39 billion over the next ten years.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

Cuban-American member of the US House of Representatives Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R) spoke at a press conference at Miami's International Airport with his brother Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (L) on Feb. 11, 2010.  (Source: Getty Images)

Diaz-Balart Matriarch Passes Away

Hilda Caballero Diaz-Balart, the mother of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and former Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, passed away at her Miami home on Wednesday at the age of 88.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart discusses immigration reform. (CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Immigration Reform

Jim DeFede is joined by Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart to discuss immigration reform and the bill introduced this week by a bipartisan group senators which details their plan.

CBS4–04/21/2013

Rapper Jay-Z. (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Jay-Z Disses Critical Politicos In New Rap

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Flexing his musical muscle over a visit he and his wife Beyonce made to Cuba, rapper Jay-Z has released a new song which takes aims at politicos who have questioned the legality […]

04/11/2013

Beyonce and husband Jay-Z spent their fifth wedding anniversary in Cuba. (Courtesy: La Guarida restaurant staff, Havana, Cuba)

Beyonce Cuba Trip Drawing Congressional Scorn

Superstar Beyonce’ and Jay-Z made headlines last week when they made a surprise trip to Cuba. The trip has drawn the attention of both Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

CBS Miami–04/08/2013

People walk past a poster portraying Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez near the Military Hospital in Caracas on March 5, 2013. Venezuela plunged deeper into an uncertain future on Tuesday as cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez took a turn for the worse, hit by a severe infection and breathing problems. The poster reads, "Chavez lives and smiles". AFP PHOTO / Leo RAMIREZ        (LEO RAMIREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama, Local Politicians React To Chavez’s Death

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.

CBS Miami–03/05/2013

The focus of the FBI search at the Vitreo-Retinal Consultants Eye Center was reportedly Dr. Salomon Melgen’s finances. (Source: CBS4)

FBI Raids Palm Beach Office Of Doctor Tied To Sen. Menendez

FBI agents conducted a late night raid of the office of a prominent doctor and political donor.

CBS4–01/30/2013

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Wasserman Schultz And Others Cruise To Victory

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was one of several Florida Congressional candidates who cruised to victory Tuesday night.

CBS Miami–11/06/2012

A policewoman (C-bottom) guards as members of media work at a filing center at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, on October 22, 2012 ahead of the third and final presidential debate. US President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Monday face off in their third and final debate, with polls showing them dead even in their race for the White House. The showdown focusing on foreign policy is being held in the critical toss-up state of Florida just 15 days before the election and promises to be among the most watched 90 minutes of the entire 2012 campaign. (Photo by: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Debate At Lynn Generating Worldwide Headlines

Lynn University, a school many across the nation are hearing of for the first time Monday will be the center of the political world when President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney face off in the third and final presidential debate.

CBS Miami–10/22/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Leads Romney In Polls, Or Does He?

Based on the latest polling, President Barack Obama has opened up a growing lead on the Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney. Or has he?

CBS Miami–09/26/2012

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