U.S. Senate

Large Storm System From Midwest Makes Its Way East

Senate Majority Preps Nuclear Option

The U.S. Senate may be preparing to enter uncharted territory as obstructionism may finally force the so-called “nuclear option.”

CBS Miami–07/15/2013

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

MarcoRubio At Hispanic Leadership Conference

Rubio Threatens To Derail Immigration Bill

Florida Senator Marco Rubio may be looking for an escape hatch from the bipartisan immigration reform he helped put together as a member of the Gang of Eight in the U.S. Senate.

CBS Miami–06/05/2013

Senator Marco Rubio

McCain Takes On Rubio Over Senate Standstill

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has found himself on the wrong side of a debate with U.S. Senator John McCain over the GOP desire to conduct regular business in Congress.

CBS Miami–05/24/2013

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Local Gun Stores React To Senate Strike Down Of Firearm Legislation

A visibly infuriated President Barack Obama surrounded himself with tear-stained parents of Connecticut school shooting victims Wednesday and declared it a “pretty shameful day for Washington” after the Senate rejected a measure designed to make it tougher for criminals to get their hands on guns.

CBS4–04/17/2013

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Senate Gun Bill Expected To Fail Wednesday

The long-awaited vote on a gun reform plan in the U.S. Senate has been scheduled for Wednesday and is expected to fail to garner the 60 votes needed to pass meaningful legislation in the Senate.

CBS Miami–04/17/2013

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Senate Lawmakers Reveal Plan To Stop Tax ID Fraud

For the first time, lawmakers in the U.S. Senate unveiled how they plan to stop a growing national scam that’s stolen billions of dollars in tax money from Uncle Sam and legitimate taxpayers alike: tax refund fraud.

CBS4–04/10/2013

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House Considers Lowering Tuition For Immigrants

Another bill that will benefit higher education-seeking students with immigrant parents has made its way to the Senate.

CBS Miami–03/06/2013

President Barack Obama on January 16, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senator Plans To Block Cabinet Nominees

The United States may continue to be without a director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the Defense Department if U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham gets his way.

CBS Miami–02/10/2013

Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio Stepping Into Republican Leadership Vacuum

The Republican Party has been listing in the political sea for a few months after the party’s disappointing showing in the 2012 election. As the party tries to tweak its message, while sticking to its previous ideas, Senator Marco Rubio is stepping into the vacuum left by Mitt Romney.

CBS Miami–02/10/2013

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