U.S. Senate

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Poll: Unknowns Run For Rubio’s Senate Seat

Though Florida will have a closely watched U.S. Senate race next year, voters know little about the candidates who could wind up on the ballot, a new poll shows.

06/22/2015

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

Rubio’s Real Estate Dealings Often A Drag On His Finances

In his first year in the Florida Legislature, Marco Rubio penciled in “0” for his net worth when filling out the required forms detailing his personal finances.

06/06/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 17:  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) reacts to U.S. President Barack Obama's announcement about revising policies on U.S.-Cuba relations on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Rubio called the President a bad negotiator and criticized what he claimed was a deal with no democratic advances for Cuba.  (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Rubio To Announce Next Campaign On April 13

Sen. Marco Rubio says he will make a big announcement on April 13th regarding his 2016 plans. All signs point to a presidential run.

03/30/2015

WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 28: Former Senator Edward William Brooke (R-MA) speaks during a ceremony to honor him with the Congressional Gold Medal in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol on October 28, 2009 in Washington, DC. Brooke, a two-term Republican senator from 1967-1979, was the first African-American elected to the senate by popular vote. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Edward Brooke, 1st Black Elected US Senator, Dies

The first black U.S. Senator to win popular election to the Senate died Saturday at the age of 95 at his home in Coral Gables.

01/03/2015

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott, left, and former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (Source:  by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott, Crist Weigh In On Medicaid Expansion

If former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist gets his old job back, he promises to expand Medicaid to roughly 1 million low-income residents by calling a special session of the Legislature or through an executive order.

10/12/2014

Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist. (Source: CBS4)

Ex-Republican Crist Is Florida Democrats Big Hope

Republicans have had control of the Florida Legislature and governor’s office since 1999 and have used their power to restrict abortions, loosen gun laws, strip state workers of benefits, allow private school vouchers and enact a slew of other policy changes that Democrats opposed but could do nothing to stop.

09/01/2014

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Bill Nelson Headed To Ukraine

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson will hold a series of meetings on defense issues this week in conflict-battered Ukraine.

08/11/2014

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Scott & Crist Make Stops In South Florida

Florida Governor Rick Scott and his presumed opponent former Governor Charlie Crist both made stops in South Florida on Tuesday.

08/05/2014

Scott Rothstein (Source: CBS4)

Rothstein Partner Pleads Guilty To Charges Connected To Ponzi Scheme

The former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein pleaded guilty, Friday, to charges of violating federal campaign finance laws.

04/04/2014

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Ex-Partner Of Fla. Ponzi Schemer To Plead Guilty

The former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein is scheduled to plead guilty next month to charges he violated federal campaign contribution laws.

CBS Miami–03/14/2014

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