Nelson Pitches Plan To Ease Student DebtMeeting with college students and recent graduates dealing with the burden of student debt, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Friday outlined legislation that would cap rates on federal undergraduate loans at 4 percent and allow the refinancing of older loans at lower rates.
Sen. Nelson Backs Speeding Up Dike RepairsSenator Bill Nelson has followed Gov. Rick Scott, a potential 2018 election challenger, in imploring President Donald Trump to speed repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike around Lake Okeechobee and to fund other Everglades restoration projects.
Bill Nelson Tops Rick Scott In 2nd Poll This WeekFor a second time this week, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson lead Gov. Rick Scott in a hypothetical 2018 matchup for Nelson's Senate seat.
Rick Scott Urges Action, Says More Zika Dollars NeededFresh off his visit to the nation’s capital, Gov. Rick Scott announced new jobs today, christening the opening of a fiber options firm that moved from Pennsylvania to Ft. Lauderdale.
Sen. Nelson Meets With Government Leaders To Discuss Zika-Containment Plan U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson will be in the Miami area Friday to meet with government leaders on their efforts to contain the spread of the Zika virus.
More Zika Cases As Senator Gets Briefed On The "Front Lines" In DadeThree new cases of the Zika virus were reported in Florida, according to state health officials.
CDC Confirms First Zika-Related Death In U.S.Puerto Rico has reported the first death of an American linked to the Zika virus.
CBS/NYT Poll: Donald Trump Holds Onto Top Spot Nationally
State Department Short Of Target On Clinton Email ReleaseThe State Department opened the new year by falling short of a court-ordered goal from last year to have out by now 82 percent of Hillary Clinton's emails from her years as secretary of state.
Immigration Fuels Cruz-Rubio Republican ClashThe rivalry between Cuban-Americans Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz boils down to one issue more than any other: Immigration. And it’s become the two presidential contenders’ focus in closing messages to Republican voters before the sprint to the Iowa caucuses.
Trump Says He'd Expected More Criticism At GOP DebateRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday shrugged off the barbs he received at the final GOP debate of the year, saying he'd been prepared for more criticism as the front-runner.
Cruz And Rubio Clash In Fifth Republican DebateIn a presidential race reshaped by national security fears, Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio clashed over U.S. military intervention, government spying on Americans' communications and immigration Tuesday night, as front-runner Donald Trump defended his provocative call for banning Muslims from the United States.

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