Marco Rubio

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.



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


Republican Convention is in Full-Throated Roar

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — With the Republican National Convention at last in full-throated roar, nominee Mitt Romney and his team reached out Wednesday to connect with critical voting groups — veterans, Hispanics and women — […]

CBS Tampa–08/29/2012

Florida's Marco Rubio (credit: Marco Rubio/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Wants Rubio for Vice President

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush thinks Sen. Marco Rubio is ready to be vice president and he shared those thoughts with presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney, he said Wednesday. Bush said […]

CBS Tampa–07/25/2012

File photo of Jeb Bush. (credit: Getty Images)

Jeb Bush: ‘I’m Not Going To Be Romney’s Running Mate’

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is reiterating that he won’t join Mitt Romney on the GOP presidential ticket.

CBS Tampa–06/01/2012

Developer Seeks To Bring Gambling To City Of Miami

Judge Dismisses Billionaire’s Libel Suit Against Tampa Bay Times, Miami Herald

MIAMI (AP) — A judge has dismissed a libel suit filed by Florida billionaire and failed U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Greene against the Tampa Bay Times and The Miami Herald. Circuit Judge Valerie Manno-Schurr ruled […]

CBS Tampa–04/24/2012

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Says He’d Consider Vice Presidency

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he’d consider running as vice president with Mitt Romney, but doubts he’ll ever be asked. Bush tells the conservative website Newsmax that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is […]

CBS Tampa–04/20/2012

Florida's Marco Rubio (credit: Marco Rubio/Getty Images)

Marco Rubio Endorses Mitt Romney, Says GOP Primary Should End

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida endorsed Mitt Romney as the party’s presidential nominee Wednesday night, saying it’s increasingly clear that Romney will win the nomination and that continuing the primary fight will only damage the effort to defeat President Barack Obama.


Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rubio: Florida Primary Winner ‘To Be Nominee Of Our Party’

Without predicting a winner or endorsing a candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., told CNN on Tuesday: “The winner of Florida is in all likelihood going to be the nominee of our party.”



Listen Live