Bill Nelson is a Democratic U.S. senator elected in 2000. He is serving his third term.
Nelson has spent most of his life in politics, serving three terms in the Florida House, six terms in the U.S. House and six years as insurance commissioner. He served in the U.S. Army and as an astronaut on a space shuttle flight.
Nelson was born in Miami on Sept. 29, 1942. He graduated from Melbourne High School and attended the University of Florida. He received a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a law degree from the University of Virginia. He and his wife, Grace Cavert, have two children.
Sen. Bill Nelson thinks Hillary Clinton won't have much trouble beating Donald Trump in Florida. "Against Trump?" he scoffed.
Easily overlooked in the latest Quinnipiac University Florida polls are fascinating numbers that underscore the political might of U.S.. Sen. Bill Nelson. Forty-seven percent of Florida voters approve of Nelson's handling of his job, which is nothing to brag about but also not especially poor in today's …
....None of the above. Followed by Marco Rubio.
MIAMI -- If there was any doubt about the importance of District 37 in terms of Florida Democrats' desire to win back a few seats in the state Senate in November, look no further than the campaign kick-off of Jose Javier Rodriguez on Tuesday night in Miami.
The Florida League of Women Voters announced today that Florida Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson will join the group at a press conference Wednesday where members of the league will discuss what they describe as an "egregious constitutional amendment" proposed by Republican state …
Sen. Bill Nelson's bill requiring child-proof caps on liquid nicotine bottles is headed to President Obama's desk.
WASHINGTON — Following controversy over 250 Disney workers laid off in favor of foreign workers, Sen. Bill Nelson wants to slash the number of specialized work visas.
Sen. Bill Nelson on Monday praised an Army general in the mix to take over U.S. Central Command in Tampa.
Sen. Bill Nelson opposes legislation approved by the House last week to make it harder for Syrian refugees to enter the U.S., saying a rigorous screening process is already in place.