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Sen. Bill Nelson

Facing South Florida: The V-A Scandal

Jim devotes the entire half hour to the big national news headline of the week — the scandal within the Dep’t of Veteran Affairs, which led to the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. The scandal surrounding veterans’ health care issues mirrors the problems CBS4 Investigator Jim DeFede uncovered here in South Florida. Jim and his guest, Congressman Joe Garcia, talk about that and how to fix the problem.

CBS4–06/02/2014

El Nuevo Herald reporter Antonio Delgado (center) and AP reporter Christine Armario discuss the crisis in Venezuela with Jim DeFede. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Crisis in Venezuela

Florida’s two U.S. Senators-in town at the same place, at the same time, and on the same page. At an appearance in Doral, Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson met with the Venezuelan community to demonstrate their solidarity with the Venezuelan people. Both senators have been vocal about their support for Venezuela during this time of crisis. We hear what they have to say and continue the conversation with local journalists covering the story.

CBS4–04/21/2014

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Feds Approve Fla. To Pay Thousands Of Delayed Jobless Claims

The federal government will allow the state to pay unemployment claims in cases that have been in dispute for more than a week, as officials look to ease a backlog created by Florida’s new but trouble-plagued $63 million unemployment assistance website.

01/21/2014

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GOP’s Grip On Florida Congress Loosens, But Not Much

The GOP lost a little ground in Florida’s congressional delegation Tuesday night, but how much ground is still unknown, almost 24 hours after polls closed.

CBS4–11/07/2012

(Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images) US Representative Connie Mack IV (R-Cape Coral)

U.S. Congressman Connie Mack Takes On Incumbent Bill Nelson In Senate Race

Congressman Connie Mack has spent 8 years in the U.S. House of Representatives.

CBS4–10/23/2012

Former U.S. Senator George LeMieux

LeMieux Drops Out Of Florida’s GOP US Senate Race

Connie Mack IV doesn’t have much competition left in Florida’s Republican primary for Senate. Former Sen. George LeMieux dropped out of the race Wednesday, saying that he can’t compete against Connie Mack IV’s famous name and the fact that the party establishment has gotten behind the congressman.

CBS4–06/20/2012

(Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images) US Representative Connie Mack IV (R-Cape Coral)

Mack Reports $1M Raised In Bid For Senate

Congressman Connie Mack has hit a major financial goal in his quest for the Florida Senate.

CBS4–04/04/2012

“CBS 4 Investigates” Findings quoted in Congress

Tax refund scams are costing Uncle Sam as much as $10-Billiion dollars a year and current laws are not strong enough to protect Taxpayers from sophisticated Cyber-Thieves: That according to Tuesday’s Washington testimony before the […]

03/20/2012

The Jewish Museum Marks National Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Survivors To Protest Obama/Nelson

A group of Jewish Holocaust survivors will be staging a rally at 3 pm Friday outside the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach to chastise President Barack Obama and Sen. Bill Nelson.

CBS4–03/04/2011

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Gov. Scott Reconsiders Position On High-Speed Rail Project

Governor Rick Scott decided Friday to give a high-speed rail project one more glance before he rules on it for good.

CBS4–02/25/2011

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