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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

File photo of President Obama's motorcade. (Photo by Cory Lum-Pool/Getty Images)

Wife Of Officer Killed Escorting Obama Sues

The widow of a police officer killed while escorting President Obama’s motorcade has filed a lawsuit in the death.

CBS Tampa–05/27/2014

Democratic Party Chair, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, said on Sunday that the 2014 midterm elections are “absolutely not” a referendum on President Obama’s policies, adding that Democrats have an advantage over the Tea Party “extremists” running as Republicans.  (Getty Images)

Dem Party Chair: 2014 Midterms ‘Absolutely Not’ A Referendum Of Obama Policies

Democratic Party Chair, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, said on Sunday that the 2014 midterm elections are “absolutely not” a referendum on President Obama’s policies, adding that Democrats have an advantage over the Tea Party “extremists” running as Republicans.

04/21/2014

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

In Fla., President Obama Calls For Equal Pay For Women

President Barack Obama is blending his economic and political pitches by calling for equal pay for women and for Congress to pass more family-friendly workplace policies.

03/20/2014

Melvin Morris's citation comes after a decade-long review of minorities who may have been passed over for the U.S. military's highest honor. (Getty Images)

Man Shocked To Learn He’s Awarded Medal Of Honor

Vietnam veteran Melvin Morris was one of the first “green berets” and volunteered two tours in Vietnam.

CBS Tampa–02/22/2014

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

CBS Tampa–11/18/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama playing golf. (Photo by Matthew Healey-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Golfing At Famous ‘Caddyshack’ Course In Florida

President Barack Obama is hitting the greens with a former NBA star at the private Florida golf club where “Caddyshack” was filmed.

CBS Tampa–11/09/2013

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Insurers, Hospitals Coming Up With New Ways To Cut Costs From Buying Services In Bulk Under ‘Obamacare’

As health care costs rise in Florida, insurers and hospitals vested in the success of the Affordable Care Act, are coming up with new ways to cut costs from buying services in bulk and piloting programs to lowering hospital readmission rates and limiting the number of doctors within a plan’s network.

08/28/2013

Rafael Cruz, father of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, introduces his son during a town hall meeting hosted by Heritage Action For America at the Hilton Anatole on Aug. 20, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

Sen. Cruz’s Father: ‘Through The Ballot Box We Can Make Them Shake In Their Boots’

Opponents and proponents of the federal health care law squared off in Tampa on Wednesday, portraying the impending insurance changes as either a massive disaster or the necessary savior of America’s health.

08/22/2013

File photo of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Name Elicits Boos, Catcalls At Tea Party Rallies

On a recent swing through the most conservative parts of his state, Sen. Marco Rubio told a packed banquet hall at the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club that major policy issues were threatening the American dream: onerous taxes, burdensome regulations — and, above all, President Barack Obama’s health care law.

08/20/2013

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