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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 12: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) walks to the Senate floor for a series of votes December 12, 2014 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Senate is expected to pass an omnibus funding bill to fund the federal government later today or tomorrow. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Intra-Party Feud Over New Cuba Policy Intensifies

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul flipped the script on Republican rival Florida Sen. Marco Rubio calling him “an isolationist” as the GOP’s intra-party feud over President Barack Obama’s new Cuba policy intensified.

17 mins ago

Florida Gov. Rick Scott stops by a Republican call center to rally campaign workers November 4, 2014 in Fort Myers, Florida.   Rick Scott is running in a tight race against opponent and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist the Democratic challenger. (Photo by Erik Kellar/Getty Images)

Governor Scott Insists He Has Met Jobs Promise

Governor Rick Scott touted Friday that he has achieved a promise from his 2010 campaign as Florida has added more than 700,000 jobs since he took office.

21 mins ago

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

Scott Picks Boxold As Transportation Chief

Gov. Rick Scott wasted little time in selecting Jim Boxold, who for the past year has been the Florida Department of Transportation’s chief of staff, to take over the top position in the agency.

3 hours ago

Senator Marco Rubio (FL), Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), and Congressman Diaz-Balart (FL-25) accompanied by the families of the victims killed by the spies released in exchange for U.S. contractor Alan Gross spoke out against the new U.S.-Cuba Policy. (Source: CBS4)

Cuban-American Lawmakers Against New US-Cuba Policy Change

Three prominent local leaders spoke out against the United States’ new policy on Cuba, just one day after the president’s announcement of the change.

23 hours ago

Senator Marco Rubio. (Source: CBS4)

First Bush, Then Cuba: Rubio Rides Political Wave

As the 2016 Republican presidential primary lurched ahead this week, no GOP prospect had a ride quite like Marco Rubio.

12/18/2014

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a Long Island Association luncheon with LIA President and CEO Kevin S. Law at the Crest Hollow Country Club on February 24, 2014 in Woodbury, New York. Bush is widely seen as a possible presidential contender in 2016.  (Source: Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush To Step Down From Banking Advisory Position

Jeb Bush recently announced he is actively exploring the idea of running for president. Now, the former Florida governor is stepping down from an advisory role with British banking giant Barclays. Is this a sign he prepping up for a presidential bid?

12/18/2014

Christy Daly the new secretary of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. (Source: http://www.djj.state.fl.us/)

Scott Keeps Daly As DJJ Secretary

In a move that was widely expected, Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday named Christy Daly as secretary of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.

12/18/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Cubans Take To Social Media Over Cuban Spies Release

In Cuba, the moments after the news broke of the Cuban spies release, those living in the island took to social media to express their excitement.

12/18/2014

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President Obama Announces Major Changes In US/Cuba Policy

Following the release of American Alan Gross from Cuban prison, President Barack Obama made historic changes to US-Cuban policy after becoming the first president since the Eisenhower administration to speak directly to a Cuban leader.

12/17/2014

Secretary of State Ken Detzner wants to upgrade voting equipment in Florida. (Source: http://dos.myflorida.com/)

Detzner Re-Appointed As Florida’s Secretary Of State

Gov. Rick Scott has reappointed Secretary of State Ken Detzner, who serves as Florida’s chief elections officer.

12/17/2014

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