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Fla. Gov. Taps Former Legislator As Running Mate

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, already in a potentially tough fight for re-election, on Tuesday made history when he appointed the first Hispanic to the position of lieutenant governor.

CBS Tampa–01/14/2014

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Rubio Pushing Reform Agenda To Tackle Poverty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio says the nation needs a new reform agenda to help the poorest Americans find work and boost their families out of poverty, a goal that he says has been […]

CBS Tampa–01/08/2014

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US Senate Looks At Troubled Oyster Industry

The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee is holding a field hearing in the Panhandle to hear first-hand about the near-collapse of the state’s oyster industry.

08/13/2013

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Fla. Poll: Clinton Leads Bush, Rubio In Potential 2016 Matchups

Hillary Clinton is a heavy early favorite among Florida voters in a hypothetical 2016 presidential matchup against either of the state’s two best-known Republicans — former Gov. Jeb Bush or U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a poll released Thursday shows.

03/21/2013

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Former Fla. GOP Chief Pleads Guilty Before Trial

Jim Greer’s guilty pleas on Monday to four counts of theft and a single count of money laundering ended the trial before it even started and ensured that some state GOP secrets will remain confidential, at least for the time-being.

02/11/2013

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In Post-Election Vacuum, Rubio On Rise Within GOP

Marco Rubio is taking center stage as Republicans search for a new leader.

02/10/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

ONE And (RED) Campaigns Hold 2011 World AIDS Day Discussion

Sen. Rubio, GOP Emphasize Hispanic Vote, Even If Lost In This Election

It’s a fairly safe bet, based on polls and history, that non-Hispanic white voters will choose Republican Mitt Romney by a wide margin in Tuesday’s presidential election. And that’s a problem for the GOP.

11/02/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: 2012 Democratic National Convention: Superstar-less And On The Defensive

What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.

09/05/2012

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GOP’S Future Leaders Out in Force at Convention

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — It’s Mitt Romney’s show. But New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie rocked the house. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was the talk of the town. And Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan’s rising-star status was […]

CBS Tampa–08/30/2012

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