Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

All 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.

George LeMieux vs. Bill Nelson on earmarks

In a Web ad, former Republican U.S. Sen. George LeMieux attacks Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson over the issue of earmarks, and specifically ties Nelson to the infamous Bridge to Nowhere. The ad then claims LeMieux has never requested a single earmark. We check it out.

Drilling for the truth in the oil drilling debate

A leading prodrilling advocate says tourism isn't affected by offshore drilling. An opponent says offshore oil found in the gulf could head overseas.