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Poll: Romney Opens 1 Point Lead Over Obama In Fla.

The latest poll from Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling finds Republican Mitt Romney has taken a one point lead in Florida over President Barack Obama one week after a weak debate performance from the president.

CBS Miami–10/15/2012

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), gives a thumbs up as he walks to vote on the debt limit bill on August 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 74-26 to approve the bill to raise the debt ceiling, allowing the U.S. to avoid default on its debts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Mack Running Out Of Time Against Nelson

Representative Connie Mack IV jumped into the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate late, but quickly became the nominee. But, he’s found a much tougher road in his general election matchup with incumbent Senator Bill Nelson.

CBS Miami–09/27/2012

(Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images) US Representative Connie Mack IV (R-Cape Coral)

Mack Scores Speaking Slot At Tampa’s Convention

Fresh off an easy victory in Tuesday’s primaries, U.S. Rep. and Florida U.S. Senate candidate Connie Mack will speak at the Republican National Convention next week.

CBS Miami–08/17/2012

(Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images) US Representative Connie Mack IV (R-Cape Coral)

Mack Looks Like Lock For Primary Victory

While the primary votes haven’t even been cast yet, it appears that U.S. Senator Bill Nelson will face off against Republican Connie Mack IV in the battle to head back to Washington.

CBS Miami–08/07/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney attends a Super Tuesday Republican primary elections evening in Boston, Massaschusetts, March 6, 2012. Republican voters made their way to the polls in the Super Tuesday primary elections in 10 states and 437 delegates at stake. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Endorses Mack For Senate

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has weighed on the Republican campaign to face U.S. Senator Bill Nelson in November. Romney gave his endorsement to Representative Connie Mack, IV Wednesday afternoon.

CBS4–05/16/2012

(Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images) US Representative Connie Mack IV (R-Cape Coral)

Connie Mack Targets Keystone XL Pipeline

The Keystone XL pipeline has become a hot topic among politicos as gas price continue to rise. Despite the fact the pipeline won’t immediately impact gas prices, U.S. Representative Connie Mack started a petition drive Thursday to ask for the pipeline to be built.

CBS4–04/05/2012

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Sen. Nelson Targeting Tax Refund Scams

Tax refund scams are not new, but they’re costing Uncle Sam, and by default, you, as much as $10 billion a year and the current laws may not be strong enough to protect taxpayers from sophisticated tax thieves.

CBS4–03/20/2012

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

Epic Legislative Logjam Winding Down In Tallahassee

The Florida Legislature is scheduled to end its regular session this week. Say amen.

CBS4–03/05/2012

(Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images) US Representative Connie Mack IV (R-Cape Coral)

Mack Receives Key Republican Endorsements

Republican Representative Connie Mack IV picked up several key Republican endorsements Monday in his battle to unseat incumbent Senator Bill Nelson.

CBS4–02/13/2012

(Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images) US Representative Connie Mack IV (R-Cape Coral)

Poll: Sen. Nelson Leads Mack By Just Three Points

If Senator Bill Nelson was expecting an easy road back to the Senate in 2012, it looks like he’s in for a lot more than he bargained for with Republican Connie Mack.

CBS4–01/28/2012

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