After going through NASA training and flying through space on the shuttle Columbia, Bill decided to enter politics to serve the people of Florida. He has represented the state in the U.S. Senate since 2001 and is a prominent advocate for campaign finance reform. Bill cosponsored the 2015 DISCLOSE Act, which sought to increase transparency in election spending. Bill is a fierce leader in the fight against big money in politics so that the government may return to working for people rather than corporations.
Candidate for Minnesota's 8th Congressional District