| May 14, 2013
| 9:17 AM
For weeks Florida Democrats have been buzzing about the idea of getting U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to run for governor in 2014 to challenge the re-election bid of Republican Gov. Rick Scott. And for weeks,Nelson has been saying he has no intention of running...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:12 AM
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said Friday in Fort Lauderdale he has “no plans” to run for governor next year, but declined to give a Shermanesque statement flatly declaring it’s something he wouldn’t do.
Speaking to about 175...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:05 AM
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., is beginning his third term in the U.S. Senate. Washington, D.C., is a far different place than it was when he was a freshman member of the U.S. House back in 1979.
Speaking Friday to the Realtor Association of Greater...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:02 PM
To get a sense of how much Floridians pay insurance companies every year, consider this: The state's upcoming annual budget is $74.3 billion. Insurance coverage costs us more: roughly $112 billion and rising, according to state figures.
| May 6, 2013
| 10:05 AM
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has joined Democrats in the Legislature in calling on Gov. Rick Scott to call lawmakers back in special session and demand that they accept $51 billion in federal funds to expand healthcare to about 1 million Floridians.
| Apr 21, 2013
If I were an advisor to Gov. Rick Scott, which I am not, I would give him a bit of advice, which he surely doesn't want.
Gov, I would say, you probably know your popularity ratings are low. We're talking subterranean. We're talking a few points below...
| Apr 14, 2013
Fingers to the wind, politicians now are falling all over themselves to declare they are no longer evolving but have evolved and support same-sex marriage, including the worst of the lot: Republicans who once used their opposition to it to rouse their...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Gov. Rick Scott ran through a wide range of topics during an hour with the Sun Sentinel editorial board on Tuesday.
The central point: Everything’s going well in Florida, from Scott’s vantage.
“The state’s headed in the right...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Broward County Commissioner Sue Gunzburger is calling U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to task for his continued opposition to same sex-marriage.
“I’m very disappointed, extremely disappointed, that he doesn’t believe in equal rights for...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Instead of hyperventilating like everyone else over Florida’s sizzling-hot junior U.S. Senator, Marco Rubio, today we will focus on The Other Guy, that being Sen. Bill Nelson. Yes, there is another senator from Florida. Nelson is an amiable fellow...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 9:45 PM