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Bill Nelson's earmark ban vote earns Full-Flop from PolitiFact Florida



Florida's U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson joined 32 Republicans and six other Democrats on Nov. 30 in unsuccessfully pushing for a moratorium on earmarks for the next three federal budget years.

But that's not the position Nelson staked out just two weeks prior.

His change of position earns a Full-Flop from PolitiFact Florida. Read about it here.


[Last modified: Wednesday, December 1, 2010 1:25pm]


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