Bill Nelson

Clarence William Nelson II is an American politician of the Democratic Party serving as the senior United States Senator from Florida, in office since 2001. Nelson began his career in the Florida House of Representatives, where he served from 1972 to 1978. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bill Nelson has 1,328 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Florida's 11th district. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 121 videos. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (11), Dianne Feinstein (8), Hillary Clinton (7). Most common tags: Florida, Space, Road to the White House.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2001 - Present U.S. Senator, D-FL View Map Videos: 1,278 c. January 1, 1979 - Present Commissioner, Insurance
Videos: 0


U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. August 14, 2000 - November 7, 2000 Videos: 5 U.S. Representative, D-FL 9th January 3, 1979 - January 2, 1983 Videos: 2 U.S. Representative, D-FL 11th January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1991 Videos: 38

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate worked on a bill to combat online sex trafficking, H.R.1865, Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex…

  • School Shootings and Safety Hearing

    School Shootings and Safety Hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to examine school safety in response to the deadly February 2018 mass shooting at a…

  • Trump Administration Infrastructure Plan

    Trump Administration Infrastructure Plan

    Five Cabinet secretaries testified before a Senate panel on the Trump administration’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure proposal…

  • Student Rally on Gun Violence

    Student Rally on Gun Violence

    Students from the Washington D.C..-area led a walk-out and rally on the U.S. Capitol to demand action by Congress on gun…

  • Broadband Infrastructure

    Broadband Infrastructure

    The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee convened a hearing on broadband infrastructure needs. The Federal…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection bill, which…

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