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Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food in Florida. Recent statistics show that nationwide, one in seven Americans receives help from the Federal government with buying food. The food stamp program was used by 43.6 million people in November 2010. Before the recession, the program was serving 26 million.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

As GOP Race Reaches Fla., Economy Dominates

MIAMI (AP) — The situation is grim in a key campaign battleground state, with the Florida Republican presidential primary looming on Jan. 31 and President Barack Obama visiting the state Thursday to announce a new economic initiative.

CBS Tampa–01/18/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Romney Ahead with Florida Republicans

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A new survey shows Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney leading among likely GOP primary voters in Florida.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2012


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