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Customers wait for coffee at Starbucks (Photo credit:  PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Starbucks Cups To Come With Political Message

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is using its coffee cups to jump into the political fray in Washington. The world’s biggest coffee chain is asking employees at cafes in the Washington, D.C. area to scribble […]

CBS Tampa–12/26/2012

File photo of a voting booth. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

In Fla., Not Every Precinct Is Created Equally

When it comes to voting in Florida, not every polling place is created equally.

11/16/2012

File photo of prostitutes (Photo Credit: MARTIN OESER/AFP/Getty Images)

Former GOP Exec Recalls Prostitutes At Fundraiser

A key figure in the government’s prosecution of former Republican Party of Florida chairman Jim Greer says he witnessed prostitutes at a 2009 fundraiser in the Bahamas that included Greer, leading Republican contributors and former Gov. Charlie Crist.

CBS Tampa–11/09/2012

Katy Perry performs at a campaign rally for U.S. President Barack Obama at Doolittle Park on October 24, 2012 in Las Vegas. (John Gurzinski/Getty Images)

Paul Ryan’s Daughter Dresses As Obama Supporter Katy Perry For Halloween

It was a routine affair with just one exception – his daughter’s costume. Ten-year-old Liza dressed as Katy Perry, who recently performed at an Obama campaign event.

11/01/2012

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5 Timely Couples Costumes For Halloween 2012

If we see one more Raggedy Ann and Andy…

10/26/2012

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) speaks before the arrival of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during  a campaign event (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida’s Leading Democrat Seeks Third Term

Standing in front of a small group eating fried chicken and Southern food, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson recalls how this small Panhandle town got a fire truck with the help of the federal stimulus.

10/24/2012

Photo of a pumpkin carved with President's Obama likeness (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Underwater Pumpkin Carving In Keys Gets Political

Scuba divers gave a political edge to an underwater pumpkin carving contest in the Florida Keys, paring portraits of presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

CBS Tampa–10/21/2012

File photo of Sarah Palin during a 2008 interview. The former Vice Presidential candidate was subject to a great deal of media scrutiny during the previous Presidential election. (Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images for CNN)

Study: National News Media Shows Conservative Females Negatively

A survey conducted earlier this month by the National Federation of Republican Women found that an overwhelming majority of respondents feel the national news media has shown conservative female candidates in a negative light.

08/28/2012

The Tampa Bay Times Forum, where the 2012 Republican National Convention will be held August 27-30, is set up for arena football on July 11, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

St. Petersburg Delays Vote On RNC Event Zone

Lingering questions about rules for an “event zone” for the Republican National Convention’s party at Tropicana Field prompted St. Petersburg city leaders to delay approval.

CBS Tampa–08/04/2012

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Immigration Issues Top Of Conversation For Presidential Candidates

No longer a back burner issue, immigration is roiling the presidential contest as President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney seek to court the nation’s swelling Hispanic population.

CBS Tampa–06/20/2012

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