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Incumbent Democratic Rep. Donna Shalala Debates Republican Challenger Maria Elvira Salazar On Facing South FloridaThe race in the 27th Congressional District is a rematch between Democratic Congresswoman Donna Shalala and Republican Maria Elvira Salazar.
Wayne Clark Gunning For Sheriff Gregory Tony's Job In Democrat-Dominated BrowardWayne Clark is hoping to be Broward’s next sheriff – taking the job from incumbent Gregory Tony. But for a Republican running in a Democrat-dominated county, it’s a tough fight.
Commissioners Steve Bovo & Daniella Levine Cava Battling For Miami-Dade's Top Job As MayorTwo county commissioners are both on the ballot for Miami-Dade’s top job as mayor of Florida’s most populous county of 2.7 million people.
Democratic Incumbent Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Trying To Fend Off Republican Challenger Carlos Gimenez In Race For 26th Congressional District SeatDemocratic incumbent Debbie Mucarsel-Powell is running against Republican Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez for the 26th Congressional District seat.
Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell Tells Facing South Florida’s Jim DeFede That Carlos Gimenez Won’t Debate Her Because ‘He Knows That He Has Failed’ Handling The COVID CrisisDemocratic Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell is being challenged for her District 26 seat in Washington by Carlos Gimenez, the soon-to-be former Miami-Dade mayor.
Miami-Dade Mayoral Candidates Daniella Levine Cava & Steve Bovo Go Head-To-Head In Facing South Florida DebateMiami-Dade mayoral candidates Daniella Levine Cava and Steve Bovo went head-to-head Sunday on a special debate edition of Facing South Florida.

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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Calls Capitol Siege ‘One Of The Saddest Days In History’ and ‘National Embarrassment’Florida Sen. Marco Rubio called Wednesday's siege at the US Capitol "one of the saddest days in our history," and a "national embarrassment."
VP Mike Pence Announces Joe Biden Victory As Next US PresidentVice President Mike Pence announced just after 3:40 a.m. Thursday that President-elect Joe Biden had won the presidency after Congress completed the counting of the Electoral College votes.
Dems Gain Control Of US SenateCBS News projects Democrat Raphael Warnock has defeated incumbent Senator Kelly Loeffler in Tuesday's Senate runoff election in Georgia, making history as the Peach State's first Black senator.
Live Updates: Congress Meets To Count Electoral Votes, Seal Biden Win Over GOP ObjectionsThe House and Senate will convene Wednesday at 1 p.m. for a joint session of Congress to tally electoral votes from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, confirming President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election over expected challenges from Republicans that could lengthen the proceedings.
BSO Sheriff Gregory Tony Takes Oath Of OfficeBroward Sheriff Gregory Tony, who won another term as county sheriff back in November, took the oath of office on Tuesday.
Florida US Senators Rick Scott, Marco Rubio Remain Mum On Election Certification VoteAmid increasing pressure from outgoing President Donald Trump, Florida Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are staying tight-lipped on how they will vote Wednesday when Congress is set to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Former Miami-Dade Mayor, Congressman-Elect Carlos Gimenez On Vote To Certify Joe BidenCongressman-elect and former Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez told CNN on Friday that he is unsure if he will vote to certify President-elect Joe Biden's victory.
Florida Governor Ron Desantis Says Trump Loss Could Affect FloridaA day after President Donald Trump lost the Electoral College vote, Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested Tuesday that the exit of his close political ally from the White House could affect Florida on issues such as the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump Lashes Out At Supreme Court After Texas Election Lawsuit RejectedPresident Trump is lashing out at the Supreme Court after it rejected his latest effort to overturn the results of last month's presidential election.
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Backs Texas Challenge To Election Results In 4 StatesFlorida Attorney General Ashley Moody on Wednesday joined 16 other states in backing a last-chance effort by Texas to get the U.S. Supreme Court to block election results in four swing states where the vote went in favor of President-elect Joe Biden.
Florida Election Results CertifiedAs legal battles and vote counts continue in other states, Gov. Ron DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody and Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis on Tuesday quickly certified the results of Florida’s Nov. 3 general election.
Republican Ileana Garcia Declared Winner In Race For State Senate District 37 After Hand RecountIn one of the tightest political races in recent memory, Republican Ileana Garcia was declared the winner of her race with Democrat Jose Javier Rodriguez Thursday afternoon after a hand recount for Florida Senate District 37.

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Congress Finishes Electoral Count After Day Of Chaos At CapitolNatalie Brand reports the joint session of Congress affirmed President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris' Electoral College win.
Gatherings Held In South Florida In Support Of President TrumpGatherings in support of President Donald Trump were held in South Florida on Wednesday afternoon.
Hundreds Rally In Support Of TrumpHundreds rallied Wednesday afternoon in support of President Donald Trump, ahead of Congress meeting to certify Electoral College votes.
Democrat Raphael Warnock Projected Winner In One Of Two Senate Runoff Races In GeorgiaDebra Alfarone reports the other race is too close to call.
Control Of US Senate Hangs In BalanceControl of the US Senate is up to Georgia voters.
Georgia Runoff Elections Will Decide Which Party Controls The US SenateDebra Alfarone reports Republicans need just one victory to keep their control while Democrats must win both races.
Congressman-Elect On Joe Biden's VictoryFormer Miami-Dade Mayor and Congressman-elect Carlos Gimenez says he will listen to the evidence on Joe Biden's certification.
President Donald Trump Cuts Florida Vacation ShortA challenge to the 2020 Election is brewing in Congress, as President Trump cuts short his Florida vacation.
President-Elect Joe Biden's Christmas Day Message To NaitonPresident-Elect Joe Biden delivered a Christmas Day message to the nation, while President Trump says Americans to get $2,000 in relief help.