Fan-987-Logosm 35h_cbssportsrad_tampa cw44_tb

President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama speaks on foreign policy in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on July 16, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Opens Eastern Seaboard To Offshore Oil Exploration

Opening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil exploration for the first time in decades, the Obama administration on Friday approved the use of sonic cannons to discover deposits under the ocean floor by shooting sound waves 100 times louder than a jet engine through waters shared by endangered whales and turtles.

CBS Tampa–07/18/2014

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Committee Discusses Hispanic Education

A White House education commission is meeting in Miami to discuss ways to improve Hispanic academic performance.

04/01/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘It’s The Most Frustrating System': Man Claims He Tried Calling Obamacare Hotline For Weeks, ‘Never Got Anybody’

The insurance enrollment period under the federal health care law ended Monday the same way it began six months earlier, as technology troubles prevented many consumers from completing the online application process for the first half of the day.

04/01/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obamacare Enrollees Getting Kicked Out Of Website, Dealing With Jammed Phone Lines As Deadline Nears

With just days left to sign up for insurance under the president’s new health law, people around Florida are continuing to have mixed results as they try to enroll.

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

File photo of Obama Care signs. Credit :Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Florida Overcomes GOP Barriers To Enroll Uninsured

Florida’s Republican leaders have fought the Affordable Care Act at every turn, banning navigators from county health departments, offering no state dollars to boost outreach efforts to 3.5 million uninsured and leading the fight to repeal the law. Yet the state has emerged as a tale of what went right with President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

CBS Tampa–03/26/2014

Obama Hosts University Of North Carolina Basketball Team At White House

Can Marc Ryan beat his girlfriend in an office pool??? Check out our Out of Bounds NCAA Tournament Brackets

How’s your bracket looking??? Want to go against the “experts”? Well you’ve picked the wrong place. Like you, your mother, your grandmother and everybody else; Marc Ryan and Pants filled out there brackets. We also […]

98.7 The Fan–03/20/2014

Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 5, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: ‘I’ve Never Believed That Special Elections Are A Bellwether Of Anything’

After months of railing against President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, Republicans scored a key victory in a hard-fought congressional race that had been closely watched as a bellwether of midterm elections in November.

CBS Tampa–03/12/2014

File photo of a voting booth. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

David Jolly Wins Fla. Congressional Special Election In Test Race Over Obamacare

Republican David Jolly is the winner of a hard-fought congressional election in Florida to replace the late Rep. Bill Young.

CBS Tampa–03/11/2014

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

Health Care Law Gets First Test In Florida Election

President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is getting its first test ahead of the 2014 midterm elections Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where Democrats and Republicans have spent millions of dollars trying out national strategies for the rest of the year.

CBS Tampa–03/11/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine Doesn’t Keep Obama From Florida Vacation

The crisis in Crimea won’t keep President Barack Obama from forging ahead with a weekend getaway with his wife and daughters in the Florida Keys.

CBS Tampa–03/10/2014

more