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Republican Rick Scott wins Florida Senate seat

Nov 19, 2018 - 7:57 AM

Rick Scott edges out Bill Nelson by just over 10,000 votes, or 50.05% to 49.93%, official final results showed.

RICK SCOTT. In this file photo taken on October 8, 2018, Florida Governor Rick Scott addresses the Chiefs of Police (IACP) annual convention at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Florida braces for recounts in governor, Senate races

Nov 09, 2018 - 8:24 AM

Democrats Andrew Gillum in Florida and Stacey Abrams in Georgia are aiming to become the states' first African-American governors, but the races are tilting in favor of their Republican rivals

RECOUNT. Democratic candidates Andrew Gillum in Florida and Stacey Abrams in Georgia are aiming to become the states' first African-American governors. File photos from Gillum and Abrams' official Facebook pages

Races to watch in U.S. midterm elections 2018

Nov 06, 2018 - 7:46 PM

Here is a look at some of the most interesting contests

SENATE RACE. Incumbent Republican Senator Ted Cruz is facing Democratic Representative Beto O'Rourke. Photos from Shutterstock

Space experts worry U.S. won't make it to Mars by 2030s

Jul 26, 2018 - 4:11 PM

Senator Bill Nelson says the White House decision to return to the Moon – a program former president Barack Obama halted in order to focus on reaching Mars – could drag down the whole process

RED PLANET. This computer-generated image depicts part of Mars at the boundary between darkness and daylight, with an area including Gale Crater, beginning to catch morning light. NASA/JPL-Caltech

US Senate tilts toward support of gay marriage

Apr 05, 2013 - 7:44 AM

US Sen Bill Nelson becomes the 51st lawmaker in the Senate to support gay unions