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Mexican Army troops stand guard on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border on May 21, 2013 near McAllen, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Band Of Two Dozen Republicans Pushing For Immigration Overhaul In House

In the five weeks since he declared his support for a comprehensive immigration overhaul, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster has gotten an earful.

CBS Tampa–09/09/2013

In the five weeks since he declared his support for a comprehensive immigration overhaul, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster has gotten an earful. YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Band Of Republicans Push For Immigration Amid Strong Party Opposition

In the five weeks since he declared his support for a comprehensive immigration overhaul, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster has gotten an earful.

CBS Tampa–09/08/2013

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

File photo of Sen. Marc Rubio. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: Rubio Gets Negative Marks On Immigration

Florida voters give Sen. Marco Rubio negative marks for his handling of immigration and gun issues in Washington but still hold favorable views of the rising Republican star, a statewide poll released Wednesday shows.

06/19/2013

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on voting rights at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Dec. 19, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Crist Talks Immigration, Voting Problems Before Florida Dem Group Dinner

Former Gov. Charlie Crist, who was once a Republican, gave one of his first speeches as a Democrat Friday night.

03/16/2013

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FL House Speaker At Odds With Gov. Scott Over Medicaid Expansion

Fla. House speaker criticizes Medicaid expansion TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford says expanding Medicaid coverage is a social experiment doomed to fail. Weatherford opened the annual session of the Florida Legislature […]

CBS Tampa–03/05/2013

Cuba is opening up is citizens to travel more freely, which could cause a massive influx of the population to the United States. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Cuba Ends Exit Permits As Florida Could See Massive Population Surge

Cuba is set to end exit permits for foreign travel, giving many Cubans more of an incentive to travel abroad for up to 24 months.

10/16/2012

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (Credit: SaucedoMercer.com)

Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

Bolivian Diego Mariaca(R) and his brother Gustavo Mariaca(L) fill out paperwork under the 'Dream Act' (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American Dream

Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.

08/16/2012

An Obamacare supporter at the Supreme Court (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

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