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U. S. Senator Bill Nelson

Fla. Senator: Supercomputers Need Boost For Better Weather Forecasts

With hurricane season 2013 set to officially begin on June 1st, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says it’s imperative for the United States to upgrade two supercomputers that forecast major weather events.

CBS Miami–05/31/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), gives a thumbs up as he walks to vote on the debt limit bill on August 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 74-26 to approve the bill to raise the debt ceiling, allowing the U.S. to avoid default on its debts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Nelson Ends Gubernatorial Speculation

Before the speculation can even get out of hand, Florida Senator Bill Nelson said Friday he will not launch a gubernatorial bid in 2014.

CBS Miami–04/26/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), gives a thumbs up as he walks to vote on the debt limit bill on August 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 74-26 to approve the bill to raise the debt ceiling, allowing the U.S. to avoid default on its debts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Senator Bill Nelson Expresses Support For Gay Marriage

As recently as last week, Senator Bill Nelson’s office stood by his previous statements that marriage should be between a man and a woman. But last night, Senator Nelson changed his mind.

CBS Miami–04/05/2013

U. S. Senator Bill Nelson

Sen. Bill Nelson Remains Against Same-Sex Marriage

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.

CBS Miami–03/27/2013

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Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez Visits Washington D.C.

Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez made a stop in Washington D.C. as part of her nearly three month trip outside her homeland.

03/19/2013

Python captured in Palmetto Bay on Nov. 26, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Sen. Nelson Takes Part In “Python Challenge”

Senator Bill Nelson donned his boots and jeans Thursday as he joined an entourage of rock star snake hunters. The Senator was hoping to bring attention to a month long state tournament aimed at wiping out pythons.

CBS4–01/17/2013

President Barack Obama on January 16, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Reveals Sweeping Gun Control Reform

In a potentially historic move, President Barack Obama revealed some of the most far-reaching gun control policy reforms in more than a decade. The plans are drawing partisan support and scorn from local and national politicians.

CBS Miami–01/16/2013

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S. Florida Leaders Split On State’s Gun Control Laws

At a memorial in Newtown, Connecticut Sunday night, President Barack Obama pledged to take on America’s gun violence saying “enough is enough.”

CBS4–12/17/2012

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Governor Charlie Crist Switches To Democrat

After months of speculation, former Florida Gov. Charlie Christ ended it all Friday night by tweeting, “Proud and honored to join the Democratic Party in the home of President @BarackObama!”

CBS4–12/08/2012

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Nexus Of Sports & Politics Doesn’t End Well For Ex-Sports Stars

Sports and politics are arguably two of the subjects people get the most passionate about, but when the two collided Tuesday night, even the biggest sports name recognition wasn’t enough to win some elections.

CBS Miami–11/07/2012

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