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WOODBURY, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: 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. (Photo by Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Immigration Comments Highlight Republican Party Challenges

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a reminder of how difficult immigration issues remain for his possible presidential ambitions and the Republican Party.

04/10/2014

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State Dems Say Gov. Scott Campaign Broke Fundraising Law

The head of the state’s Democratic Party is contending that Florida’s Republican Governor’s campaign broke the state’s finance laws.

03/17/2014

(Source: AP)

2014 Campaigns Could Be Heated Over Health Care

The nationwide campaign for Congress this fall could be a competitive one because of Omabacare according to political experts.

02/22/2014

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Politician Ditches GOP For Democrats

Standing in front of Miami-Dade elections headquarters, Ana Rivas Logan tore her voter registration card to pieces. “This is my old Republican registration card and it’s gone,” she said while laughing.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

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Scott Looks To Calm Nerves Over Common Core

Amid criticism, Florida Governor Rick Scott said Saturday a state set of revisions to nationwide education standards will be unveiled next week.

01/11/2014

Jim DeFede & Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: After the Shutdown

Congresswoman Ilena Ros-Lehtinen and Jim discuss the vote to reopen the government and where we go from here. The two also discuss whether three months from now we will be in the same situation.
Other topics include immigration reform, and the future of the Republican party.

CBS4–10/21/2013

Governor Rick Scott  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott’s Likability Low Despite Efforts To Boost It

Republican Gov. Rick Scott, whose campaign catchphrase is “It’s working,” is trying hard to get Floridians to like him.

10/12/2013

(Source: AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Fla. GOP Rakes In Campaign Cash

Little more than a year before the 2014 elections, the Republican Party of Florida and its leaders are showing their financial muscle.

CBS Miami–10/11/2013

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Poll: 62% Have Unfavorable View Of GOP After Shutdown

As the GOP-led government shutdown continues in its second week, new poll numbers from Gallup showed that the shutdown taking a big toll on the Republican Party in the eyes of voters.

CBS Miami–10/09/2013

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Public Hearing On State Education Standards Coming To Davie

Later this month, Florida will hold three public hearings on controversial new education standards.

10/05/2013

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