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There's talk of Allen West joining the race for the US Senate held by Democrat Bill Nelson . Now, the speculation has been revived after Congressman West stated on a West Palm Beach newscast that the door to a U.S. Senate run
for a vote by the time of the President's State of the Union address in January. Asked if he was prepared to support the bill , Nelson said, "Yeah." As expected, the Public Option which the President and fellow Democrats fought to include over the last
move a bill that is bad, I won't vote to move it," he added. "For sure." The $1.1 trillion price tag on the House bill , Nelson said, is "absolutely" too high. Just as in the house, the fight in the senate is how to create a plan that Democrats
that his vote remains uncertain for a bill with a public option. "I'm not going to make any kind of commitment until I see the bill ," Nelson said, adding that he has not given Reid any assurance or "secret" acknowledgment of support.