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President Barack Obama shakes hands with former NBA basketball player Alonzo Mourning as he arrives to play golf at Grande Oaks Golf Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Nov. 9, 2013.

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with former NBA basketball player Alonzo Mourning as he arrives to play golf at Grande Oaks Golf Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Nov. 9, 2013.

Obama: Mourning in Miami Again

Two weekends ago, President Barack Obama was golfing with Alonzo Mourning at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo. Tonight, Obama was at the Miami home of the former Miami Heat center, an avid fundraiser for the president, raising top-dollar...

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President Barack Obama joined Alonzo Mourning for a game of golf Nov. 9, 2013, in Fort Lauderdale. Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press

President Barack Obama joined Alonzo Mourning for a game of golf Nov. 9, 2013, in Fort Lauderdale. Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press

Obama, ‘Zo’ Mourning Remaking ‘Caddyshack?’

A golf foursome for the president in South Florida: Must be Mourning. On the course where “Caddyshack” was filmed. President Barack Obama headed out to the greens today with Alonzo Mourning, the retired basketball player who played most of his 15-year...

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The prices of the most expensive homes in Miami are increasing at a faster pace than the rest of the market there.

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The prices of the most expensive homes in Miami are increasing at a faster pace than the rest of the market there.

Movin’ On Up in Seattle, Miami

Trying to buy a piece of the pie in Miami or Seattle is becoming more expensive at a faster pace than the rest of the market. The prices of the most expensive homes in Seattle and Miami are increasing at a...

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Albert Gomez talks on the phone at his office in Miami, Florida.

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Albert Gomez talks on the phone at his office in Miami, Florida.

Cuban-Americans: Generational Shift Helped Elect, Re-Elect Obama

Abelardo and Lucy Gomez, like many of their generation who fled Cuba, have voted for every Republican U.S. presidential candidate for the past 40 years. Their son is another story. Albert Gomez, 39, who works in the family business in...

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A Barack Obama supporter visits the Democratic Party's headquarters in Espanola, New Mexico.

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A Barack Obama supporter visits the Democratic Party's headquarters in Espanola, New Mexico.

Obama On the Air: English y Espanol

President Barack Obama has been accused of campaigning after Election Day. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have chided him for the trips he’s made to places such as the toy factory in Pennsvylania and the...

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President Barack Obama supporter Geraldine Johnson, 80, holds an Obama/Biden campaign sign outside the polling precinct at the New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Tampa in Fla.

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President Barack Obama supporter Geraldine Johnson, 80, holds an Obama/Biden campaign sign outside the polling precinct at the New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Tampa in Fla.

Florida: The Long Count Goes On

Updated at 9:50 am and 7 pm EST President Barack Obama holds a wider advantage over Republican Mitt Romney tonight than he did last night. Wider, too, than this morning. In Florida, that is. The voting that ended at 1:30...

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Voters stand in line at a Fort Myers, Fla. church late Nov. 6, 2012.

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Voters stand in line at a Fort Myers, Fla. church late Nov. 6, 2012.

Election Over, Florida Still Counting

Updated at 2:55 pm EST (Still waiting) It’s you know what all over again — with the elections supervisor in Miami-Dade County still counting presidential election ballots. Except this time, unlike in 2000, the White House does not hang in...

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A car sits parked below a painting of Che Guevara in Havana, Cuba.

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A car sits parked below a painting of Che Guevara in Havana, Cuba.

Castros, Guevera, Chavez — Obama’s Crowd in Romney Ad

Updated at 11:25 am EDT There are a few names not lightly mentioned in Miami’s Cuban-American community. One is Fidel Castro, and another is Che Guevera — a couple of figures responsible for the political exile of many hundreds of...

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Mitt Romney, on the air in the media hold room at the Univision studios, is interviewed by Univision News, moderated by Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas, in Miami on September 19, 2012.

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Mitt Romney, on the air in the media hold room at the Univision studios, is interviewed by Univision News, moderated by Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas, in Miami on September 19, 2012.

Romney Softens Immigration Stance

Mitt Romney softened his rhetoric on immigration today, telling a television audience of Hispanic voters that he would not forcibly deport millions of immigrants. “We’re not going to round up people around the country and deport them,” he said, in...

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