CBS4 Investigates: Is Medicaid Fraud Part Of A Shortcut To Citizenship?Florida's senior senator is calling for a federal investigation, after our story on the birth tourism businesses that are springing up between Miami and Moscow. The agencies cater to wealthy and middle class women from former Soviet Bloc countries who want to give birth to an instant American citizen. But it's the potential for Medicaid fraud that CBS4 investigates has uncovered, that is prompting the most outrage, reports CBS4 Anchor Rick Folbaum.
Senator Marco Rubio Dismissed From Jury DutyU.S. Senator Marco Rubio did his civic duty Wednesday and showed up for jury duty at the Miami-Dade County Courthouse. But, Rubio won't be sitting on any jury as he was dismissed with about a dozen other jurors.
Sen. Nelson Demands Crackdown On ID Thieves Stealing Tax Refunds U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) is calling for new and tougher federal laws to crackdown on identity thieves who use someone else’s name to steal their tax refunds.
Rubio Votes Against Authorizing Military Force In SyriaFlorida Senator Marco Rubio joined the minority in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and voted against a use of force resolution in Syria Wednesday afternoon.
Crist To Speak To Louisiana DemocratsFormer Florida Governor Charlie Crist, believed to be the leading candidate to take on Governor Rick Scott next year, will give the keynote address this weekend at the Louisiana Democratic Party's annual fundraiser.
Senate GOP Members Oppose Rubio Shutdown PlanFlorida Senator Marco Rubio, who threatened to shut down the entire government if the Affordable Care Act wasn’t defunded, now says it’s not him who is threatening a shutdown but rather President Barack Obama.
Rubio Draws Scorn Of Bloomberg Gun GroupFlorida Senator Marco Rubio was vocal in his opposition to any new gun control measures and voted against the expanded background check amendment earlier this week. That vote has now drawn the scorn of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns group.
Senator Bill Nelson Expresses Support For Gay MarriageAs recently as last week, Senator Bill Nelson’s office stood by his previous statements that marriage should be between a man and a woman. But last night, Senator Nelson changed his mind.
President Obama, Local Politicians React To Chavez's DeathVenezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.
Senator Rubio Votes Against Violence Against Women ActJust hours ahead of stepping in front of the cameras to give the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address; Senator Marco Rubio voted against the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
Rubio Stepping Into Republican Leadership VacuumThe 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.
Sen. Nelson Takes Part In "Python Challenge" Senator Bill Nelson donned his boots and jeans Thursday as he joined an entourage of rock star snake hunters. The Senator was hoping to bring attention to a month long state tournament aimed at wiping out pythons.
S. Fla. Congressional Delegation Split On Fiscal Cliff Deal The bill to avert some of the fiscal cliff finally passed the House of Representatives late Tuesday night and did so with a largely bipartisan vote, especially from the Florida Congressional delegation.
Bill Nelson Defeats Connie MackWhen election season began, many Republicans pointed to Florida Senator Bill Nelson as a possible seat that could flip to the GOP in 2012. But that didn't turn out to be the case as the Associated Press has called the race and declared Senator Bill Nelson the winner of another six-year term in the Senate.
Debate At Lynn Generating Worldwide HeadlinesLynn University, a school many across the nation are hearing of for the first time Monday will be the center of the political world when President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney face off in the third and final presidential debate.