U.S. Senator Bill Nelson

Serving Florida

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DETROIT (AP) — Add a U.S. Senate committee hearing to the growing list of troubles facing Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp.  The full Commerce Committee has scheduled a hearing for Nov. 20 ... The Senate hearing will be chaired by Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida.


TAMPA — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is calling on major automakers to immediately replace millions of defective airbags or give drivers who have to wait on a repair either loaners or a reimbursement for rentals.

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson wants a temporary White House Ebola chief in a situation room directing traffic and coordinating responses to Ebola cases in the United States.  
Staff photo: Pete Mitchell

Sen. Nelson pays his respects at a Kiev memorial for Ukrainian protesters killed during the unrest that preceded the formation of a new government.


  • Sen. Bill Nelson discusses his legislation to authorize the president to order airstrikes against ISIS in Syria with Peter Alexander on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown.
  • Sen. Bill Nelson discusses the future of human spaceflight and NASA with Brooke Baldwin on CNN Newsroom.
  • Sen. Bill Nelson urges his Senate colleagues to take action on the threat of ISIS before adjourning for the fall recess.
  • Sen. Bill Nelson discusses the crisis in Ukraine with Jim Sciutto on CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront, following the Senator's recent fact-finding trip to the country.
  • Sen. Bill Nelson discusses his bill, the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act, which would require liquid nicotine packaging to be child-proof.