Republicans

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.

03/02/2015

Senator Marco Rubio. (Source: CBS4)

Rubio To Meet With New Hampshire Voters

Further testing the waters for a possible presidential run, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is in New Hampshire to talk with voters.

02/23/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Bill Would Boost Health Dept. Powers To Prevent Outbreaks

A House Republican wants to bolster the authority of the Florida Department of Health in trying to prevent the spread of communicable diseases during public-health emergencies.

02/11/2015

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)

Jeb Bush To Present “Compassionate Leadership Style” On New Website

Former Governor Jeb Bush plans to release thousands of emails on a new website Tuesday along with the first chapter of an e-book which portrays what he calls a compassionate leadership style and deep conservative credentials.

02/09/2015

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) makes a "U" with his hands as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush looks on during a campaign rally at University of Miami on October 31, 2012 in Coral Gables, Florida. With less than one week to go until election day, Mitt Romney is campaigning throughout Florida.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Democratic Effort To Define Jeb Bush Starts With Mitt Romney

The Democrats are already working on a plan to bash Jeb Bush. Their attack involves comparing him to the GOP’s 2012 White House nominee – Mitt Romney.

02/08/2015

Florida Gov. Rick Scott stops by a Republican call center to rally campaign workers November 4, 2014 in Fort Myers, Florida.   Rick Scott is running in a tight race against opponent and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist the Democratic challenger. (Photo by Erik Kellar/Getty Images)

Governor Scott Insists He Has Met Jobs Promise

Governor Rick Scott touted Friday that he has achieved a promise from his 2010 campaign as Florida has added more than 700,000 jobs since he took office.

12/19/2014

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Gun Bill Could Rekindle School Safety Debate

After the issue drew heavy debate during the 2014 legislative session, a House Republican is bringing back a proposal that could lead to some public-school employees or volunteers carrying guns on campus.

11/24/2014

Immigration

Miami-Dade Woman Fears Deportation And Losing Her Family

President Barack Obama is giving a speech Thursday night that should quell the fears of illegal immigrants in the U.S. Well, at least one Miami-Dade woman hopes that is the case.

11/20/2014

State Capitol (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Senate Democrats Elect Leader ‘Who Has Made History’

Sen. Arthenia Joyner will now lead the Democratic Party on the floor of the state Senate, a little more than a half century after spending a couple of weeks in the Leon County Jail as part of local civil-rights struggles.

11/17/2014

Charlie Crist (Right) & Gov. Rick Scott (Left) (Source: CBS4)

Republican Turnout, Wave Overwhelmed Crist

The Democratic plan meant to get Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s gubernatorial seat for the next four years failed on Tuesday evening.

11/05/2014

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