Tag: CBS News
Then-acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller. Image via AP.

Jacob OglesOctober 29, 2018

A new CBS News/YouGov poll finds Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican challenger Rick Scott in a dead heat. The survey also shows Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum leading Republican Ron DeSantis by just 1 percentage point. The poll found the two major Senate candidates winning 46 percent of the vote each among likely […]

Drew WilsonJune 25, 2018

Republican Gov. Rick Scott leads incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson in the 2018 U.S. Senate race according to a new poll from CBS News. The poll found Scott with 46 percent support among likely voters and Nelson with 41 percent support. That 5-point margin is Scott’s largest among recent polls. Earlier this month, a Florida Chamber […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 3, 2017

Showing support for the Muslim community, Bob Buckhorn attended prayer services Friday at an east Tampa mosque. Afterward, Tampa’s mayor ripped into President Donald Trump‘s executive order banning travel into the U.S. by citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries. “This city has your back,” Buckhorn told congregants packed into the Islamic Society of Tampa Bay mosque. “I don’t care what this President did […]

Phil AmmannMay 24, 2016

Caitlin Conant, former communications staffer with U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, is joining CBS News as director of communications for the D.C. bureau and the Sunday news show “Face the Nation.” Conant is married to Alex Conant, Rubio’s former senior communications director. She most recently worked with the Rubio presidential campaign directing regional press and surrogate […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 22, 2016

A CBS News/YouGov poll released Sunday shows a virtual tie between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. Forty-three percent of likely Florida voters would vote for Clinton if the election were held today, giving her a one-point lead over Trump at 42 percent. Another 14 percent were undecided or open to an alternative candidate. Breaking down the […]

Mary Jo MeloneMay 19, 2016

The book “Writing News for Broadcast,” published in 1971, taught me how to write. Avoid adjectives. Use the details that reveal, and that means not many. Sharpen your language, or delete it. Don’t write to be clever or to impress. Be clear. Be humane. Have empathy. Have an ear for language. Morley Safer, who retired […]


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