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Senator Marco Rubio. (Source: CBS4)

Rubio Close To Announcing Possible Presidential Run

While he has not officially announced whether or not he’ll make a run for the White House in 2016, Florida Republican Marco Rubio has made moves that seem to indicate he’s leaning in a certain direction.

2 hours ago

A cannabis plant is seen in a house of Montevideo on April 25, 2014.    (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

Questions Raised About Proposed Pot Rule

A lawyer for the Legislature is questioning the Department of Health’s proposed medical-marijuana rule, slated for a public vetting on Monday.

02/27/2015

ATIONAL HARBOR, MD - FEBRUARY 27: Former Florida governor Jeb Bush (R) waves to the crowd as Sean Hannity (L) of Fox News looks on during an interview at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 27, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Conservative activists attended the annual political conference to discuss their agenda. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

Bush: Borders Less Secure If Congress Cuts Off DHS Dollars

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush spoke against cutting off the Department of Homeland Security’s budget saying it would make U.S. borders less secure.

02/27/2015

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Bush Defends His Conservative Credentials Ahead Of CPAC

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush defended his conservative credentials like tax cuts and smaller government ahead of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).

02/27/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Scott Goes Gaga For Wawa

There will be more Wawas in Florida, just don’t expect to find one in a Wawa, Florida.

02/26/2015

A cannabis plant is seen in a house of Montevideo on April 25, 2014.    (Photo credit PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Thunderdome’ Captain’s Session: Pot, Beer And Pizza

Pension reform. Gambling. Pot. Alcohol wars.

02/26/2015

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

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Gambling Deal ‘Enormous, Gargantuan Lift’ This Session

A high-stakes deal with the Seminole Tribe set to expire this summer has lawmakers, pari-mutuel operators and out-of-state casinos wrangling over who gets what as the Legislature is once again poised to consider thorny gambling issues during the session that begins Tuesday.

02/25/2015

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Hospital Districts Could Face Taxing Votes

A new proposal filed Tuesday would require a vote every 10 years on whether local hospital districts should be allowed to continue taxing residents.

02/24/2015

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GOP Rep. Wants To Make State A “Medical” Tourist Destination

Florida has beautiful beaches, amazing theme parks and several major ports which host a thriving cruise industry. Now a north Florida Republican wants the state to market itself as a “medical tourism” destination.

02/24/2015

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