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The U.S. Should Do More to Help Venezuelan Immigrants

Sandra A. Grossman, Esq. | Posted 07.05.2014 | Miami
Sandra A. Grossman, Esq.

Despite the many ties between the U.S. and Venezuela, the political crisis and influx of Venezuelans has gotten surprisingly little attention in Washington.

Dem Senator Doesn't Like Florida's Direction Under Rick Scott

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) has repeatedly said he wouldn't jump into the race to unseat Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R). But that doesn't mean Nelson isn't...

The Scarlet Letter Revisited: Sen. Nelson and Abortion Shaming

Sally Steenland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Steenland

It's been a while since we made women stitch scarlet A's to their clothes as one of their many punishments for having babies out of wedlock. That kind...

It Takes Guts to Support Health Reform

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

What is in the Senate bill that is worth passing? A lot. And what passes this year or early next year is only the beginning of the reform process.

Sen. Nelson: House Healthcare Bill Would Create "Class Warfare"

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) report on healthcare was a "devastating blow" to the bill's prospects, a key centrist Democrat argued Friday....

DC's Got It Wrong with Nelson (and Other Red States)

Jane Fleming Kleeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Fleming Kleeb

If DC groups stop villainizing Nelson and focus on the real obstacles of reform, they will not only move healthcare forward, they will build up the Democrats for long-term change in Nebraska.

Senator Proposes Sweeping Election Reforms

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

Last week I visited with Senator Bill Nelson (D-FLA) in his Washington, D.C. office to discuss his plan to change the way and day we vote, and why he chose now to introduce his plan.