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President Barack Obama

ACA Beats Expectations But Still Not A Finished Product

espite multiple repeal efforts, tens of millions of dollars spent in campaign ads against it, and an entire party building its policy on getting rid of it, the Affordable Care Act has managed to do two things, survive and thrive.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

Health Care

Jackson Employees Head To Tally To Fight For Medicaid Expansion

The Florida Legislature’s opposition to anything related to the Affordable Care Act is well documented, but a group of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers from South Florida will still try to change that attitude.

CBS Miami–03/26/2014

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Big Overtime Pay Changes May Be On Horizon

Millions of American workers may be seeing a boost in their paychecks soon thanks to a planned executive order from President Barack Obama.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

US President Barack Obama jokingly shakes hands with First Lady Michelle Obama as he arrives to speaks after visiting a classroom at Coral Reef High School in Miami, Florida on March 7, 2014. (Source: ANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Teacher Says Anti-Obama Views Got Him Banned From Attending Speech

When President Barack Obama appeared at Coral Reef High School, he was met with applause and cheers. But at least one Coral Reef Senior High teacher said his dislike of Obama kept him from attending the president’s speech.

CBS Miami–03/12/2014

MIAMI, FL - NOVEMBER 01: First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during a campaign rally at the James L. Knight Center on November 1, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The presidential campaigns are in their final days before the November 6th general election. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Returns To Miami Touting Health Care

As the final weeks of open enrollment wind down, the White House sent one of its most popular figures back to Florida to help boost health enrollments.

CBS Miami–03/05/2014

President Obama addressed the nation on the crisis in Syria.(Source: CBS)

President & Mrs. Obama Coming To Miami In March

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – President Barack Obama and his wife First Lady Michelle Obama will be traveling to South Florida on March 7th for an event looking to help the middle class. The exact details of […]

CBS Miami–02/28/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on January 27, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Two First Ladies Visiting South Florida This Week

It’s not quite the president, but a pair of First Ladies will be in South Florida this week making speeches and announcing new initiatives.

CBS Miami–02/24/2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Holds News Conference At Biomedical Product Manufacturing

Fla. Gov. To Press President Over Flood Insurance

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is planning to use a scheduled meeting with President Barack Obama to urge him to halt flood insurance hikes.

02/23/2014

Alonzo Mourning

Obama Holding Fundraiser At Home Of Alonzo Mourning

President Barack Obama will get a hand in fundraising from a legendary former member of the Miami Heat.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 12:  Flanked by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R), U.S. President Barack Obama (C) delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol February 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. Facing a divided Congress, Obama concentrated his speech on new initiatives designed to stimulate the U.S. economy and said, "It?s not a bigger government we need, but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad-based growth".  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Response To State Of The Union Politically Dangerous

The annual State of the Union address is one of the most scripted speeches a president gives. Trying to follow the pageantry of the address is wrought with political dangers for those selected to follow the president.

CBS Miami–01/28/2014

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