Tag Archives: President Obama

Immigration advocates in Florida speak out on health care program amendment

By on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: October 9, 2012 at 10:55 am

Victor Yengle, once an “undocumented immigrant” himself, devotes his spare time to helping others who feel the alienation of being labeled “illegal” in the country they know as home.

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Education to have prominent role in presidential debates

By on October 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:45 pm

The first presidential debate will take place on Wednesday. Education is likely to be an important topic for both the presidential and vice presidential debates.

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In the News: Florida consumer confidence, Florida education commissioner search, Horner keeps chamber of commerce position, Nuclear Iran

By on September 25th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 9:44 am

Florida consumer confidence hits five-year high – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com – Consumer confidence in Florida is the highest it has been since October 2007. Increases were seen in all five components used to evaluate the economic sentiments of Floridians, according […]

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Poll boosts are waning for Obama, Romney

By on September 11th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:39 pm

There was a small bounce for each Romney and Obama after their respective party conventions, however that effect has already begun to wane, says Susan McManus, a professor at the University of South Florida.

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Assessing the importance of the Latino vote in the presidential race

By on June 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:45 am

Yesterday presidential candidate Mitt Romney spoke at a Florida convention of the National Association of Latino Elected and Apointed Officials, and President Obama spoke to the same conference today.   Their attention shows the Latino vote in Florida is becoming an […]

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President Obama proposes major immigration changes

By and on June 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:59 am

Earlier today the Secretary of Homeland Security and the President announced that they will stop deporting the children of undocumented immigrants and begin giving work permits to younger people who came to the U.S. as children. This decision will affect as many as 800,000 […]

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Religion and politics clash

By on February 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:42 pm

President Obama Friday unveiled a new compromise for a contraception policy that would allow female employees of religiously affiliated institutions to seek contraception from their healthcare providers, regardless of a hospital’s policy. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports on the […]

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