Obama’s Cuba moves reflect Florida political shift

December 21, 2014 10:58 PM

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — For decades, the politics of Cuba in Florida were simple: anything less than a hard line stance against Fidel Castro was a sure way to lose a race for office.

President Barack Obama’s surprise decision this week to restore diplomatic relations with the communist nation is the surest sign yet that his is no longer certain. Some even suggest it’s a political gambit by the White House aimed at cracking the Cuban-American community’s longtime support for the ...

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