Both President Obama and Mitt Romney discussed the importance of the Latino vote over the weekend.
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GOP Senate candidate George LeMieux issued a statement today opposing a publicly funded, privately managed immigration detention center to built in South Florida.
How one Tampa address handles millions in campaign cash, influences elections nationwide (Corrected)
An accounting firm located at 610 South Blvd., Tampa, handles millions in special interest cash for more than 60 political committees that pour money into elections around the state, and around the nation.
At a hearing held this morning in a Jacksonville federal courthouse, a judge denied a motion by a former business partner of Rep. Vern Buchanan requesting that Buchanan be added to a lawsuit brought by the Federal Election Commission. The judge once acted as legal counsel for Republican Sen. Mel Martinez, a friend of Buchanan’s.
President Obama held a meeting in the White House Tuesday at which administration officials and other stakeholders discussed immigration reform. Immigrant rights groups are praising the president’s attention to the issue, while criticizing what they see as a lack of immigrant voices “at the table.”
Over the weekend, The Miami Herald used documents unearthed by the whistleblower website WikiLeaks to publish an interesting account of how the U.S. government worked to convince Spanish officials not to pursue an investigation into accusations of torture made against senior U.S. officials — an effort that included pressure brought by former Sen. Mel Martinez, R-Fla.