Before the speculation can even get out of hand, Florida Senator Bill Nelson said Friday he will not launch a gubernatorial bid in 2014.
The conversation around Speaker of the House John Boehner’s dinner table may be going up in smoke in a few weeks.
There has been a growing chorus of U.S. senators who have recently come out in support of marriage equality, Florida’s senior senator is not one of them.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.
In Rome Wednesday, Pope Benedict took a final lap around St. Peter’s Square and delivered a goodbye address to hundreds of thousands of cheering, adoring faithful. In Miami, bells were tolling at the Archdiocese as advocates for alleged victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests called on the out-going Pope to fully reveal the scope of the Church’s sex scandals.
When election season began, many Republicans pointed to Florida Senator Bill Nelson as a possible seat that could flip to the GOP in 2012. But that didn’t turn out to be the case as the Associated Press has called the race and declared Senator Bill Nelson the winner of another six-year term in the Senate.
The latest poll from Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling finds Republican Mitt Romney has taken a one point lead in Florida over President Barack Obama one week after a weak debate performance from the president.
Representative Connie Mack IV jumped into the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate late, but quickly became the nominee. But, he’s found a much tougher road in his general election matchup with incumbent Senator Bill Nelson.
Fresh off an easy victory in Tuesday’s primaries, U.S. Rep. and Florida U.S. Senate candidate Connie Mack will speak at the Republican National Convention next week.
While the primary votes haven’t even been cast yet, it appears that U.S. Senator Bill Nelson will face off against Republican Connie Mack IV in the battle to head back to Washington.