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MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Groups Sue To Block 24-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions

A day after Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill requiring a 24-hour waiting period before Florida women can have abortions, abortion-rights advocates quickly challenged the constitutionality of the law.

06/11/2015

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Jeb Bush Sends Warning To Putin

While he has not officially announced that he’ll run for president next year, former state Governor Jeb Bush has warned Russia’s Vladimir Putin that, if elected, his presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression.

06/09/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio To Speak At Georgia Republicans’ State Convention

Presidential candidate Marco Rubio is scheduled to address Republicans at the party’s Georgia convention next month.

04/29/2015

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House Passes Abortion Waiting Period Bill

With the Senate also poised to take up the issue, the Florida House on Wednesday approved a bill that would require 24-hour waiting periods before women can have abortions.

04/22/2015

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Republican Presidential Contenders Seek Traction In New Hampshire

A handful of Republicans didn’t wait for a two-day GOP Leadership Summit to begin to seek traction in New Hampshire.

04/17/2015

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist speaks during a televised debate with Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida. Governor Scott is facing off against Crist in the November 4, 2014 governors race.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Democrats Look For A Way To End Election Woes

Democrats are looking to big city mayors and their congressional delegation to help pull them out of their slump at the polls.

03/29/2015

George W. Bush Signs Copies Of His New Memoir "Decision Points"

George W To Appear At Jeb’s Dallas Fundraiser

Jeb Bush will some family style GOP star power at upcoming fundraiser in Dallas. Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush are the special guests scheduled to appear with the former Florida governor at the Wednesday event.

03/23/2015

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Facing South Florida: CPAC

The 2016 presidential elections are still 21 months away, but a key first test for Republicans took place this week near Washington, DC. CPAC is the largest conservative gathering of the year, and Florida’s Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush were among the speakers. Jim analyzes what they and other conservative Republicans had to say with Miami Herald Political Writer Patricia Mazzei.

CBS4–03/02/2015

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

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