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President Barack Obama delivers remarks during a campaign rally on the campus of St. Petersburg College on Sept. 8, 2012 in St Petersburg, Fla. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

College Professor Accused Of Asking Students To Support Obama During Class

A central Florida college professor is being investigated for asking her students to support President Barack Obama during her classes.

09/18/2012

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Why Won’t The Killers Support Fellow Mormon Mitt Romney?

Despite the seeming alignment between The Killers’ and Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney’s faith and values, the band refuses to get political. Why?

09/12/2012

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Florida Settles Most Of Lawsuit On Voting List

The Department of State will instruct elections supervisors to contact voters on a list of potential non-citizens and tell them they are eligible to cast ballots as part of a settlement reached Wednesday with groups who sued claiming the list purge was discriminatory because it mostly targeted Hispanics.

09/12/2012

President Barack Obama addresses a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nevada, on Aug. 21, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama-Romney Race Is Focused On 7 States

On the eve of their national party conventions, the race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to amass the requisite 270 Electoral College votes needed for victory is exactly where it was at the start of the long, volatile summer: focused on seven states that are up for grabs.

08/25/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Detzner Says Florida Voter Purge To Resume Soon

The state’s top election official said Tuesday that he expects Florida’s efforts to purge non-citizens from voter registration rolls to soon resume and be completed before the Nov. 6 general election.

08/25/2012

File photo of U.S. Senator Bill Nelson. (Photo by Chris Livingston/Getty Images)

Nelson Re-Election a Major Focus for Democrats

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Sen. Bill Nelson doesn’t want supporters to be fooled by his fundraising advantage over Republican frontrunner Connie Mack the IV. While Nelson has about $11 million in his campaign account compared […]

CBS Tampa–07/15/2012

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Obama Keeps Slight Lead Over Romney In New Poll

President Barack Obama is clinging to a small lead in Florida over Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

CBS Tampa–06/27/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks at his last campaign rally as he completes a five day bus trip in Holland State Park on June 19, 2012 in Holland, Mich. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Romney: ‘I Won’t Settle For A Stop-Gap’ Immigration Measure

Mitt Romney is taking an economic-focused message directly to Hispanic leaders, facing a large gathering of the influential voting bloc for the first time since immigration was thrust into the forefront of the presidential contest.

06/21/2012

President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at the end of the G20 Summit of Heads of State and Government in Los Cabos, Baja California, Mexico on June 19, 2012. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Regains Small Lead Over Romney Among Florida Voters In Latest Poll

Supported by the coalition of voters that catapulted him to the presidency four years ago, Barack Obama has regained a small lead over challenger Mitt Romney among Florida voters, a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows.

CBS Tampa–06/21/2012

Department Of Justice And FL Gov. Rick Scott Battle Over Controversial Non-Citizen Voter Purge

Lawsuit Calls Voter Purge Discrimination

Several groups of Floridians will rally outside a Miami courthouse asking Gov. Rick Scott to halt a contentious push to remove potentially ineligible voters from the rolls.

06/20/2012

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