Bill Nelson's file

Nelson

Democrat from Florida

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

The PolitiFact scorecard

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Recent stories featuring Bill Nelson

Fact-checking Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s U.S. Senate announcement speech

Scott made several claims about the state’s economy and growth as he kicked off his campaign against U.S. Sen. 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.