Bill Nelson's file:
Nelson

Democrat from Florida

Bill Nelson is a Democratic U.S. Senator from Florida.

Recent statements involving Bill Nelson

"Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that gives Florida's public officials an easy way to avoid disclosing their personal finances."

"My state of Florida is now the third-largest state. We have surpassed New York in population."

"Many state and federal agencies have such ‘navigators’ involved in helping folks maneuver through the often complex processes associated with filing benefits claims, for example -- even buying health insurance."

If Gov. Rick Scott activates "the National Guard in anticipation of a federal disaster, the state’s costs, including the costs to recall any furloughed guardsmen, will be fully reimbursable by FEMA."

Says Gov. Rick Scott returned "$1 million in federal funding that would have helped the state cover the cost of overseeing insurance rates under the new health care law."

Recent stories featuring Bill Nelson

Greatest hits of Florida's U.S. Senate race:

We review the most significant fact-checks of the race for U.S. Senate between Connie Mack and Bill Nelson.

Did Republicans vote to end Medicare "as we know it"?:

Democrats have deployed this modified attack line in congressional races around the country. But is it more accurate?

TV ad claims it has 'the facts' on Bill Nelson, then unrolls falsehoods:

We look into an ad from American Commitment attacking U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson.

"The deciding vote?" All 60 of them!:

We look at TV ads claiming various senators were "the deciding vote" for the health care law. 

New feature creates candidate report cards:

We look at the 2012 Senate race here in Florida.

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