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Rick Scott Up 3 Points Over Bill Nelson Per Mason-Dixon Poll

On Tuesday, Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategies released its latest survey on the upcoming U.S. Senate race between Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) and incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL). According to the poll conducted July 24-25 of 625 registered Florida voters, Scott

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Poll: Rick Scott Up 4 Points on Bill Nelson in Florida Senate Race

On Thursday, Florida Atlantic University released a poll that gives an edge to Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) over incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) in the Sunshine State’s U.S. Senate race. The Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI)

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Bill Nelson: Greenhouse Gases Are Causing Sea Levels to Rise

Saturday as the state of Florida prepared for Hurricane Irma to hit, the state’s senior U.S. Senator, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), blamed greenhouse gases for the rise in sea levels. “[T]he measurements, not forecasts, show that up to eight inches

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Key Facts for Gorsuch Confirmation Fight

WASHINGTON—As senators prepare to vote on the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday highlighted several key facts to the public to inform the nationwide discussion as the Senate increasingly appears headed to a historic outcome one way or the other.

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Ten Senate Democrats Join Republicans to Condemn Anti-Israel UN Resolution

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and incoming Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) are among 21 senators who have signed onto legislation that rejects the United Nations Security Council’s Resolution 2334, which calls Israeli construction in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem “illegal.”

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Exclusive: Florida Democrat Senator ‘Cannot Tell With Certainty’ Orlando Shooting Was Jihad

Senator Bill Nelson of Florida reiterated to reporters in front of Orlando’s Pulse nightclub Sunday night that the shooter responsible for the deadliest mass murder in American history at that club Sunday morning was a “lone wolf,” and he could not confirm “with certainty” that Islamic jihadist ideology led the shooter to perform his crime.

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Report: Orlando Killer Omar Mateen ‘Made a Pledge of Allegiance’ to ISIS

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, said Sunday on CNN that according to local law enforcement sources, Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen made a “pledge of allegiance” to ISIS prior to killing 50 people and wounding 53 others during Sunday morning’s attack at the Pulse night club.

Will Allen West Run For Higher Office?

Will Allen West Run For Higher Office?

Much has been made about former Congressman Allen West’s recent statement that he would “consider” running for higher office, fueling the speculation that he would run for President. West has been hinting a run for office for sometime now, but

Earth Day Miracle: Tourism Booms in Florida Despite Global Warming

Earth Day Miracle: Tourism Booms in Florida Despite Global Warming

(AFP) — Warm sunshine and sandy beaches make south Florida and its crown city, Miami, a haven for tourists, but the area is increasingly endangered by sea level rise, experts said Tuesday. During a special Senate hearing held in Miami

Charlie Crist, Loser Of The Week, or Year?

The Tampa Bay Times has given Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist the dubious honor of “Loser of the week,” after his campaign manager, Bill Hyers, and press secretary, both bailed on him. Rumor still has it from that last time we posted

Schumer Seeks to Extend Ban on 3D Guns

The federal law that bans 3D guns is set to expire on December 9, and Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is seeking an extension of the law.  Schumer is alarmed that anyone with $1000 and access to the Internet can obtain

Nelson Wants Obamacare Website Contractors To Have Fingers Burned

Florida’s Democratic Senator, Bill Nelson, expressed his outrage and anger towards those Obamacare website contractors during HHS Kathleen Sebelius’ Senate hearings, who he feels “screwed the pooch,” and are responsible for the websites failures.  During his questioning of Sebelius, Nelson

Dem on HealthCare.gov Contractors: 'Burn Their Fingers and Make 'em Pay'

Dem on HealthCare.gov Contractors: 'Burn Their Fingers and Make 'em Pay'

On Wednesday, Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) told Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to punish contractors who were responsible for the malfunctioning HealthCare.gov website, saying there is “no excuse” for the website not working.   During a Senate Finance

McCain Throws Cruz Under Bus During Hagel Hearing

McCain Throws Cruz Under Bus During Hagel Hearing

Senator John McCain not-so-ambiguously chided his colleague today in the Armed Services Committee. Senator Bill Nelson leveled a charge at Senator Ted Cruz saying that he questioned the patriotism of Secretary of Defense Nominee Chuck Hagel during his rejection statement.

Dem Senator To Cruz: You Should Be More Like McCain, McCain Agrees

Dem Senator To Cruz: You Should Be More Like McCain, McCain Agrees

Democrat Senator Bill Nelson started his speech in support of Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel by slamming Republican Senator Ted Cruz during the Armed Services Committee hearing today. Senator Nelson said that Cruz’s statements about Hagel were “over the line”