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Fla. Legislative Leaders Oppose Medical Marijuana

Florida’s top legislative leaders are coming out against a push to allow the use of marijuana for medical reasons.

CBS Tampa–10/31/2013

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Poll: Rubio Gets Negative Marks On Immigration

Florida voters give Sen. Marco Rubio negative marks for his handling of immigration and gun issues in Washington but still hold favorable views of the rising Republican star, a statewide poll released Wednesday shows.


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Scott Says Fla. Needs To Look At Early Voting Days

Gov. Rick Scott now says Florida needs to look at more early voting days.


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Judge Hears Four Election Fraud Cases

Lawyers seeking dismissal of voting fraud and related charges against four north Florida residents on Wednesday cited the state Supreme Court’s refusal to throw out thousands of absentee ballots after Republican activists added information to them in the 2000 presidential election.


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Race, Age Divided Votes In Florida

President Barack Obama drew heavy support from black, Hispanic and younger voters in Florida’s close presidential contest, while Republican challenger Mitt Romney led among both white and older voters, according to results of exit polls conducted for The Associated Press and television networks.


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Political Advertisements Bombard Viewers

Is there any escape from all those political ads in the most hotly contested states in the three weeks before the presidential election?


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Voter Fraud Complaint Filed Against Fla. Democrats

Florida authorities are reviewing allegations of voter registration fraud leveled against the Florida Democratic Party just days before the deadline to register new voters.


An election worker writes a name on the voter roll at a polling place. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Judge Won’t Halt Slimmer Fla. Voter Purge

A South Florida federal judge has refused to halt the state’s attempt to purge a handful of potentially ineligible voters from the rolls.


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In Florida, Medicare Is Not A Senior-Only Issue

In Florida, where legions of retirees are so important to election outcomes, voters from seniors to young people express strong feelings about the future of Medicare. The debate is playing out in the presidential campaign as well as House and Senate races that will help determine the balance of power on Capitol Hill.

CBS Tampa–09/02/2012

President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at the end of the G20 Summit of Heads of State and Government in Los Cabos, Baja California, Mexico on June 19, 2012. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Regains Small Lead Over Romney Among Florida Voters In Latest Poll

Supported by the coalition of voters that catapulted him to the presidency four years ago, Barack Obama has regained a small lead over challenger Mitt Romney among Florida voters, a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows.

CBS Tampa–06/21/2012


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