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President Barack Obama

ACA Beats Expectations But Still Not A Finished Product

espite multiple repeal efforts, tens of millions of dollars spent in campaign ads against it, and an entire party building its policy on getting rid of it, the Affordable Care Act has managed to do two things, survive and thrive.

CBS Miami–04/01/2014

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Boehner Blasts Conservatives As Tea Party Hits New Low With Voters

Senator Marco Rubio and Governor Rick Scott rode to office on the tea party wave in 2010, but Americans appear to be tiring of the ideological rigidity of the tea party. However, that doesn’t meant their power is waning in Congress.

CBS Miami–12/12/2013

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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

President Barack Obama

GOP Targets Debt Limit To Force Health Care Shutdown

Florida Senator Marco Rubio’s original plan to force a government shutdown to stop the Affordable Care Act is fizzling; but another, more dangerous tactic is starting to take shape amongst Republican leaders in the House of Representatives.

CBS Miami–08/22/2013

U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia (Source: Hand Out Photo/Office of Congressman Joe Garcia)

Rep. Garcia Fires Back At Rep. King Over Immigration Comments

South Florida Congressman Joe Garcia took aim at Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) Tuesday after the Iowan said most undocumented immigrants were smuggling drugs into the country.

CBS Miami–07/24/2013

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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

Senator Marco Rubio

Immigration Reform Overwhelmingly Passes Senate

The Democratic-controlled United States Senate overwhelmingly passed an immigration reform bill Thursday that could impact more than 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. But, the massive reform may never get to President Barack Obama’s desk.

CBS Miami–06/27/2013

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Austerity Arrives With Sequestration

Sequestration day has arrived in Washington, D.C. and by 11:59 Friday night, the White House will be forced to order across-the-board, indiscriminate budget cuts in European-style austerity that could plunge the United States back into recession.

CBS Miami–03/01/2013

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Payroll Tax Likely To Rise After Fiscal Cliff

While much of the focus with the ongoing austerity crisis on Capitol Hill has been overall tax rates, both President Barack Obama and Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner have agreed on one tax principle: ending the payroll tax holiday.

CBS Miami–12/27/2012

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Poll: Voters Losing Hope For Deal Over Austerity Crisis

President Barack Obama cut his vacation short Wednesday and returned to Washington to continue negotiations on the rapidly approaching fiscal cliff. But, even with that move, a growing number of Americans believe no deal will be reached and the blame is falling on the GOP.

CBS Miami–12/26/2012

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