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Bill Nelson: shortened news cycle, the Internet and partisan cable "news" makes Washington dysfunctionalSun SentinelU.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...
Tags: Politics, U.S. Congress, Television, NASA, Ted Cruz
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation Wednesday that would sharply toughen U.S. economic sanctions on Iran despite administration calls for Congress to delay penalties that could disrupt diplomacy aimed at resolving...
WASHINGTON -- Sens. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) took a break from earthly political matters Tuesday to talk to NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn, one of two Americans aboard the International Space Station. Marshburn, who has been at the...
Tags: Vaccines, Ted Cruz, Heads of State, Space Programs, Science
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. Nelson...
As we look for ways to get a better handle on Medicare costs, policymakers should focus on getting more value for Medicare's dollars while protecting the 49 million seniors and people with disabilities who rely on the program. Nowhere is there more...
WASHINGTON — A NASA plan to send astronauts to an asteroid was met with skepticism Wednesday when NASA Chief Charlie Bolden presented the idea to top space officials in Congress — though their doubts may not be enough to sink the program. The...
Tags: Space Programs, Science, Politics, U.S. Congress, Richard Shelby
Florida's largest political party has a problem. Although registered Democrats outnumber Republicans in Florida by 500,000, and President Barack Obama has carried the Sunshine State in the past two presidential elections, the party has no obvious...
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...
WASHINGTON — After four months of debate and maneuvering, the Senate headed for a showdown over gun control — a series of back-to-back votes on rival plans Wednesday afternoon that could end in the collapse of the entire effort. The...
This post has been corrected and updated as indicated below.WASHINGTON -- A Senate plan to expand the background-check requirement for gun purchases faced a narrowing path to success Tuesday, as advocates for stricter laws sought to scrape together the last few votes they need from among a dwindling number of...
Sun SentinelGov. 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...
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...
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