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Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Bill Nelson Calls For Independent Panel On Redistricting

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, the only statewide elected Democrat in Florida, has called for the state to form an independent commission to handle legislative and congressional redistricting.

09/01/2015

DES MOINES, IA - AUGUST 21:  Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks to supporters at his Religious Liberty Rally on August 21, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. Earlier in the day Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) visited and spoke to guests at the Iowa State Fair.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cruz Outshines Bush At Americans For Prosperity Summit

exas Sen. Ted Cruz was the hands-down favorite of the Americans for Prosperity annual summit in Columbus, Ohio, this weekend, if the number and volume of ovations during the speeches of five presidential candidates who addressed the annual convention of tea party activists was the measure.

08/22/2015

AUGUST 21: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a rally at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. The Trump campaign moved tonight's rally to a larger stadium to accommodate demand. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

GOP Candidates Court Voters In Alabama

Six GOP presidential candidates are visiting Alabama over a 10-day period, as the crowded Republican field jockeys for support ahead of the next year’s regional southern primary.

08/22/2015

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Biden Ponders Details Of 2016 Run With Decision Nearing

Tucked away at his family home in Delaware, Vice President Joe Biden has been huddling with longtime aides and family members, evaluating what it would take to launch a viable presidential campaign against well-funded Democratic opponents with a huge head start.

08/22/2015

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - MAY 06: Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks during the National Council for Behavioral Health's Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on May 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.  Clinton discussed various topics including mental health and social issues. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Democrats Urge Clinton To Offer Better Explanation Of Emails

Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among elected Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as secretary of state, as new polls signal that the inquiry is taking a toll on her presidential campaign.

08/21/2015

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Iran Deal Puts State’s Democrats In Awkward Position

A looming vote on a nuclear deal with Iran, one of President Barack Obama’s top priorities, has Florida Democrats in a bind.

08/21/2015

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Nelson Makes 1st Appearance Since Cancer Surgery

Florida Senator Bill Nelson appeared for his first vote since he underwent surgery to remove cancer.

07/22/2015

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Bill Nelson’s Office Says He’s Now Cancer Free

Following prostate surgery last week, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has been informed he’s cancer free, the senator’s office says.

07/20/2015

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Bill Nelson Prostate Surgery Successful

Prostate surgery conducted Monday on U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., was a “complete success.”

07/14/2015

Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Bill Nelson Says He Has Prostate Cancer, Having Surgery

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson says he will undergo surgery after being diagnosed with prostate cancer.

07/09/2015

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