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Poll: GOP Shutdown Not Popular With Voters

The Republican Party gambled quite a bit on a government shutdown Monday night and the early returns show the GOP may be holding a hand of Aces over Eights, also known as the dead man’s hand.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

Democrat And Republican

Why Republicans & Democrats Are At Odds Over The Affordable Care Act

Christmas Eve 2009 was they day when the U.S. Senate passed the Affordable Care Act along party lines; Democrats for it and Republicans against it. Four years later—and a lot of political fighting—the same is still true.

09/27/2013

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Rubio’s Government Shutdown Plan Splitting GOP

The plan originally hatched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and Utah Senator Mike Lee to either shutdown the government or default on the debt limit if the Affordable Care Act isn’t defunded is fracturing the Republican Party ahead of key fiscal deadlines.

CBS Miami–09/19/2013

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Schism Opens In GOP Fight Against Obamacare

The plan first pitched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio to shutdown the government or default on the national debt if the Affordable Care Act isn’t defunded has opened up a schism among Senator Rubio’s own party.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

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Poll: Majority Of Hispanics Lean To Democratic Party

The Republican Party put together a post-election report that looked to identify problems that cost them the presidency. Chief among the problems was a lack of minority outreach and that’s being found in polling from other groups as well.

CBS Miami–08/09/2013

Classroom

Fla. Education Commissioner Resigns

Just days after a scandal broke calling into question the integrity of Florida Education Commissioner Tony Bennett, informed Governor Rick Scott he will resign.

CBS Miami–08/01/2013

President Barack Obama on January 16, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Brings Economic Message To Fla. Thursday

President Barack Obama brought his re-focused economic message to Florida Thursday, but even the president did not expect his campaign-style speech to help ease the gridlock in Washington.

CBS Miami–07/25/2013

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Scott Attends GOP Gov’s Meeting In Aspen

Gov. Scott continues his summer travels in Aspen, Colorado where he’s hobnobbing with his fellow Republican governors and wealthy donors.

07/24/2013

Charlie Crist At Democratic National Convention

Fmr. Gov. Crist To Slam GOP In New Book

Charlie Crist, the former Florida governor who switched from the Republican Party to Democrat, is working on a book that strongly criticizes the GOP’s conservative policies.

CBS Miami–07/10/2013

Immigration

Immigration Reform Splitting GOP

Immigration reform has been one of the hot-button topics for politicians in the last few years. As the Senate passed its version of immigration reform last week, all attention now turns to the House of Representatives and the rift developing in the Republican Party.

CBS Miami–07/02/2013

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