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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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