U.S. Senator Bill Nelson

Serving Florida

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Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Orlando, Tuesday asked the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to broaden the recall of cars with defective airbags after the death of a Floridian.  He also asked regulators to compel manufacturers to cover the cost of rental cars or loaners for consumers needing repairs. 
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.  
Florida voters faced the longest wait time in the 2012 presidential election, according to a federal report released Tuesday. On average, voters had to wait more than 34 minutes to vote in Florida, the Government Accountability Office report said. 
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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.