On the run with Sen. Bill Nelson, no signs of slowing down
Nelson, who turns 75 on Sept. 29, has been around politics a very long time. For years he has been a unique species in Florida — the only statewide elected Democrat — and now he’s campaigning for a fourth, six-year Senate term.
Joe Biden endorses Annette Taddeo
“I wanted to call to remind you that voting is underway for a very important special election in your community,” Biden says in the 50-second recording to voters, which is a political ad paid for by Taddeo’s campaign.
Latest Obamacare Repeal Plan Cuts $17 Billion From Florida’s Medicaid Funding, Study Says
The nonprofit Center on Budget and Policy Priorities estimates the bill would strip $17 billion from the state’s Medicaid funding by 2027. That’s good for third-worst in the nation, behind only California, set to lose $57 billion, and New York, which would take a $33 billion cut
Why Jimmy Kimmel says GOP Health Care Bill doesn’t pass the Kimmel Test
Why should you oppose the latest GOP effort to repeal Obamacare?
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Bill Nelson relates his and Marco Rubio’s Irma trek, cites climate change
Nelson cited the hurricanes, including Hurricane Harvey that struck Texas, hailstorms in Texas damaging military aircraft, coastal erosion in Florida and Alaska, threatening early-warning radar in Alaska, wildfires in the west, flooding of a logistics rail in Louisiana, and military warehouses in Virginia
Republicans Demand Another Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
Just when the effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act appeared to be dead, a last-ditch push to obliterate the law could be nearing a showdown vote in the Senate, and a handful of Republicans insist they are closing in on the votes.
Former President Clinton visits Miami-Dade shelter still housing Irma victims
Clinton’s visit, which was closed to news reporters, was organized after the former president inquired about how he might say hello to Irma victims. Guiding Clinton through the shelter was Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez.
UPDATE: Democrats batter Rick Scott over nursing home tragedy
Democratic candidates for governor are hitting Gov. Rick Scott and others hard in the wake of eight deaths in a South Florida nursing home that lost its air conditioning as Hurricane Irma hit the state.