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AP-Gfk Poll: Republicans Open To Softer Immigration Policy

A new poll suggests Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past.

05/07/2015

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Special Session Seems Imminent As Medicaid Fight Continues

Florida House leaders met behind closed doors Tuesday while Senate leaders held a special hearing in an attempt to agree on Medicaid and finalize a budget as the need for a special session seemed imminent.

04/21/2015

(Source: CBSMiami/Dave Game) One of the new private rooms. Existing semi-private rooms are being remodeled and converted into private rooms

Florida Sends Feds Hospital Funding Proposal

A proposal based on the state Senate’s plan to extending funding for hospitals that treat low-income patients has been submitted to the federal government.

04/20/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Compares Obama Administration To Sopranos

Governor Scott is comparing the Obama Administration to the Sopranos, accusing the president of not caring for low-income families, even as the governor refuses to expand Medicaid to more than 800,000 low-income families.

04/17/2015

Fort Lauderdale Police Seal (Source: CBS4)

Commissioner Calls For Review of Ft. Lauderdale Police In Wake Of Racist Video,Texts

Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, who is the city’s former police chief, is calling for an outside agency to review the department’s policies and procedures.

04/07/2015

Florida Money

Florida House and Senate At Odds Over Vastly Different Budgets

The Florida House and Senate are at odds over the new state budget that is vastly different on both sides.

04/02/2015

US President Barack Obama signs a Memorandum of Disapproval regarding S.J. Res. 8, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures, at the White House in Washington, DC, March 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His Presidency

The United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.

04/01/2015

AP

Medicaid Fight May Cost Florida $1 Billion Federal Grant

Before the Florida Legislative season has even begun, they may be faced with a challenge to fill a $1 billion hole in the state’s health care budget.

02/28/2015

President Obama lands at MIA 2/25/15 (Source: CBS4)

President Obama Talks Immigration While In South Florida

President Barack Obama was in South Florida Wednesday for a town hall style meeting on immigration reform.

02/25/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before members of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama was expected to lay out a broad agenda to including attempts to address income inequality and making it easier for Americans to afford college education and child care.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

White House Drops Plan To Scale Back College Savings Plans

The White House, facing backlash from both lawmakers and parents of both parties, said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans.

01/28/2015

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