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Miami-Dade Race Could Be Nastiest Ever

Lynda Bell won her Miami-Dade County commission seat in 2010 largely on a platform of no new taxes and fiscal conservatism. Bell is a Republican.

07/24/2014

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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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President Of Florida Tea Party Group Killed In Crash

The president of a Florida tea party group died in a car accident in Marion County. Stephen Hunter, 70, headed the Ocala Tea Party or Tea Party Solutions for the last several years.

11/24/2013

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Joe Kennedy Talks About His Great-Uncle, JFK

On a recent visit to South Florida, Joe Kennedy – grandson of the late Bobby Kennedy – talked about his family’s legacy and the 50th anniversary of his great-uncle’s assassination

CBS4–11/22/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist stands at the podium during a walkthrough during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 5, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Crist Leads Scott By 7 Points

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist currently enjoys a seven-point lead over incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott in the 2014 gubernatorial race, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.

CBS Miami–11/21/2013

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FL Schools & Programs At Risk During Government Shutdown

Florida’s schools and state government could be the next victims of the federal government shutdown.

10/10/2013

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Rubio Plans To Join Filibuster Of House Budget Defunding Obamacare

Senator Marco Rubio will join with fellow tea party Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee to vote against the budget passed by the GOP-led House of Representatives that will fund the government and defund the discretionary spending in the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–09/24/2013

TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 30: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was nominated as the Republican presidential candidate during the RNC which will conclude today. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rubio Praises Bill To Defund Obamacare That Can’t Defund Obamacare

The Republican-led House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution bill that sets up a government shutdown and possibly worse in the coming weeks thanks to a plan first pushed by Florida Senator Marco Rubio.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

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Tea Party Backs Away From Some GOP Stars

Four years ago, the tea party movement motivated conservatives to protest the ballooning deficit and President Obama’s health care law.

08/04/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Sen. Rubio Trying To Reconnect With Conservative Support

As he struggles to repair his image as a conservative standard bearer, Republican Senator Marco Rubio has renewed his outreach to tea party supporters.

07/23/2013

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