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File photo of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Name Elicits Boos, Catcalls At Tea Party Rallies

On a recent swing through the most conservative parts of his state, Sen. Marco Rubio told a packed banquet hall at the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club that major policy issues were threatening the American dream: onerous taxes, burdensome regulations — and, above all, President Barack Obama’s health care law.

08/20/2013

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Fla. Insurance Commissioner: ‘Obamacare’ To Raise Rates Up To 40 Percent In Individual Market

Florida residents are finally getting to see what so-called “Obamacare” means for them as state insurance officials released rate details late Wednesday showing how much some health plans may cost under the new federal health law and how many providers will be participating in the state exchange.

CBS Tampa–08/01/2013

File photo of Florida Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Dems Vow Medicaid Expansion Fight Is Not Over

Florida’s Democratic leaders are sending Gov. Rick Scott another demand for a special session to discuss expanding Medicaid coverage to 1.1 million residents.

06/26/2013

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Fla. Dems Hold Annual Dinner With No Candidates

Florida Democrats will make their case for the 2014 elections without any candidates to rally around.

06/15/2013

File photo of Gov. Rick Scott. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dems Say Scott’s Vulnerable, But Who’ll Face Him?

Democrats consider Republican Gov. Rick Scott to be one of the most vulnerable incumbent governors facing re-election next year, which gives them hope they can put one of their own in the governor’s office for the first time since January 1999.

05/12/2013

File photo of Florida State Sen. Chris Smith. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fla. Democrats To Hand Out Money To Veteran Groups

Florida Democrats are handing out checks to veteran groups as part of the fallout over a gambling ring scandal.

03/25/2013

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Tant Elected Florida Democratic Party Chair

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — Long-time party fundraiser Allison Tant is the new Florida Democratic Party chairman. Tant, of Tallahassee, was elected Saturday and replaces former Sen. Rod Smith. Tant beat Alan Clendenin, 587 to […]

CBS Tampa–01/26/2013

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Florida Democrats To Elect New Party Chairman

Florida Democrats will elect a new chairman Saturday as former Sen. Rod Smith steps down from the position after the party’s most successful election cycles in years.

01/25/2013

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Florida Democrats To Elect New Chairman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Democrats will elect a new chairman Saturday as former Sen. Rod Smith steps down from the position after the party’s most successful election cycles in years. Alan Clendenin, a Tampa-area […]

CBS Tampa–01/25/2013

File photo of a woman wearing a hat with the republican logo on it. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Fla. Republicans Outraise Dems At End Of Year

Florida Republicans continue to outraise the state’s Democrats despite Democratic success at the polls.

01/11/2013

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