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A protester who opposes arrivals of buses carrying largely women and children undocumented migrants for processing at the Murrieta Border Patrol Station and a counter-demonstrator, left, face off on July 4, 2014 in Murrieta, California.

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A protester who opposes arrivals of buses carrying largely women and children undocumented migrants for processing at the Murrieta Border Patrol Station and a counter-demonstrator, left, face off on July 4, 2014 in Murrieta, California.

Rubio vs. Bush: ‘Immigration Wars’

The humanitarian crisis that has emerged at the Southwestern U.S. border — a reflection of a refugee tide emanating from Central America more than any distinct border problem — has tested everyone’s stance on the broader question of a path...

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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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Former President Bill Clinton greets supporters after speaking at a campaign rally to for President Barack Obama at the University of Central Florida, on Oct. 29, 2012, in Orlando, Fla.

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Former President Bill Clinton greets supporters after speaking at a campaign rally to for President Barack Obama at the University of Central Florida, on Oct. 29, 2012, in Orlando, Fla.

Bill Clinton Obama’s Florida Stand-In

President Barack Obama may have left Florida before an Orlando campus rally today. But the Sandy-occupied president left former President Bill Clinton as a stand-in. Clinton addressed a crowd of more than 7,000 at the University of Central Florida. And...

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A sign endorsing President Barack Obama hangs in a window of the Lechonera El Barrio Restaurant in a mostly hispanic district of Orlando, Florida.

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A sign endorsing President Barack Obama hangs in a window of the Lechonera El Barrio Restaurant in a mostly hispanic district of Orlando, Florida.

Florida Hispanic Vote: Obama’s Bet

A banner hung behind Republican Mitt Romney today at his campaign rally in Kissimmee, Florida, where he was introduced in both English and Spanish: “Necesitamos una recuperation genuina.” “We need a genuine recovery.” It’s the same message his English-language banners have...

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Mayer Kotlarsky, owner of The Village Pharmacy store, speaks with Kay Stein who has questions about the Medicare Drug Plan in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

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Mayer Kotlarsky, owner of The Village Pharmacy store, speaks with Kay Stein who has questions about the Medicare Drug Plan in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Obama Attacks Romney on Medicare `Vouchers’ in Florida TV Ad

President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign began airing a television ad in Florida this morning that criticizes Republican opponent Mitt Romney on Medicare. “We’re not going to turn Medicare into a voucher,” Obama, dressed in shirtsleeves, is shown saying to two...

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