Tax Cuts

President Barack Obama arrives for a campaign rally on October 11, 2012 at the University of Miami, in Coral Gables, Florida.   (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Report: Obama To Play Hardball On Fiscal Cliff

The U.S. is set to go over the much-hyped “fiscal cliff” on January 1 and the intransigency of both parties looks like it will push the country over the edge. The big winner of the looming tax hikes though could be President Obama if he wins re-election in November.

CBS Miami–10/18/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Shows He’s Exactly Who We Thought He Was

The recently released tape of Romney speaking to donors at a closed door fundraiser has exposed Mitt Romney to, in fact, be the person Democrats have portrayed him to be: a rich, out of touch, arrogant man that has no respect or connection to the American middle class and absolutely no interest in making the American middle class stronger.

09/19/2012

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Budget Forecast Reveals Florida Turning Financial Corner

A new budget forecast released this week by state economists shows the state is expecting in 2013 to bring in enough money to meet its needs for public schools and health care programs, with $1 billion still left for reserves.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

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Florida Consumer Confidence Remains Relatively Optimistic

When it comes to the economy, Floridians remain reasonably optimistic despite possible setbacks that are on the horizon.

08/29/2012

Barack Obama (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama’s Latest Class Warfare Speech

Obama’s latest speech on tax cuts for the middle class is just a retread of his tired class warfare rhetoric and strategy.

07/10/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney attends a Super Tuesday Republican primary elections evening in Boston, Massaschusetts, March 6, 2012. Republican voters made their way to the polls in the Super Tuesday primary elections in 10 states and 437 delegates at stake. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Romney To Target HUD For Closure, Education Dept. For Consolidation

Likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney finally began revealing some of his plans for paying for massive tax cuts and naming which government agencies he plans to close if he wins the White House in November.

CBS4–04/16/2012

(Source: CBS4/Pool) President Obama arrives in West Palm Beach Tuesday, April 10th

President Obama Attends Hollywood Fundraiser

President Barack Obama paid his second visit to South Florida in the last month Tuesday for a pair of fundraisers and a speech to students at Florida Atlantic University.

CBS4–04/10/2012

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Debate Could Be Key Moment In Fla. Primary

With poll results showing each of them surging at different points of the week and with the enormous stakes of Tuesday’s Florida presidential primary, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney face different challenges as each takes the stage for Thursday night’s debate in Jacksonville.

CBS4–01/26/2012

Rick Scott

Fla. Gov. Scott Has Same Goals, New Realistic Approach

Gov. Rick Scott is going into his second legislative session with the same priorities — creating jobs and making the state more business friendly — but this time around his goals are more realistic.

CBS4–12/23/2011

Governor Rick Scott

Scott Lays Out 2012 Jobs Agenda

Florida Governor Rick Scott outlined his 2012 job creation agenda Wednesday morning and it includes several of the hot button conservative issues being pushed in both Washington and Tallahassee.

CBS4–10/12/2011

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