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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Ros-Lehtinen Adds To List Of State Of The Union Responses

President Barack Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night to Congress. But on the Republican side, at least four responses to the presidents speech will be delivered by members of the GOP.

CBS Miami–01/28/2014

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Legislator Wants To Increase Texting While Driving Fines In School Zones

The texting-while-driving ban has only been in place in Florida since October 1, but some legislators are ready to give it some more teeth.

CBS Miami–11/21/2013

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Obamacare Repeal Votes Costs Tens Of Millions

Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote for the 37th time to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care act. The political theater will give conservatives fodder for their constituents, but will end up costing voters even more.

CBS Miami–05/16/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

One Day Left To Pass Sun Life Stadium Bill

The Florida House of Representatives adjourned for the day Thursday around 5:45 p.m. without taking up the Sun Life Stadium renovation bill. But, some late maneuvering in the Senate Thursday helped get the stadium bill closer to a vote in the House.

CBS Miami–05/02/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

Fins Stadium Bill Stalls In Florida House; Future Uncertain

The Miami Dolphins had plenty to celebrate Thursday night between new uniforms and the acquisition of the number three overall pick in the draft. And now the planned renovations of Sun Life Stadium are back before a Senate committee.

CBS Miami–04/26/2013

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Former Politician Linked To Rivera Arrested

Justin Lamar Sternad, a former Democratic Congressional candidate, surrendered Friday morning to federal officials to face charges related to his campaign finances.

CBS Miami–02/22/2013

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S. Fla. Congressional Delegation Split On Fiscal Cliff Deal

The bill to avert some of the fiscal cliff finally passed the House of Representatives late Tuesday night and did so with a largely bipartisan vote, especially from the Florida Congressional delegation.

CBS Miami–01/02/2013

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

US Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (L) listens to his running mate Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan during a campaign rally at Randolph Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, on August 11, 2012. Romney embarks on the first day of a four-day bus trip that will take the White House hopeful to four key swing states, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida and Ohio. SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages

VP Nominee Ryan Arriving In Tampa On Tuesday

Presumptive Republican vice-presidential nominee, Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan, will not arrive in Florida until Tuesday for his planned speech on Wednesday night at the convention.

CBS Miami–08/27/2012

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Study: Grade Level Of Congressional Speech Declining

Congress has never shied away from getting involved in public education. But a new study from the Sunlight Foundation shows some of the very members of Congress might need to go back to school.

CBS4–05/21/2012

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