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Florida's Senate race heads to a hand recount

The Florida Senate race is headed to a hand recount after a machine review of the initial vote kept Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson narrowly behind his challenger, Republican Gov. Rick Scott.

Day 6 of Florida recount: What you need to know

It was already shaping up to be an important day in the recount saga for Florida's US Senate, governor and agriculture commissioner races, and now a federal judge has extended a deadline to allow voters whose mail-in and provisional ballots had signature issues more time to correct them.

Fla. Democrats mount new challenge to disputed ballot count rules

Sen. Bill Nelson's campaign and the Democratic Party's Senate campaign arm sued in federal court on Tuesday to lift the deadlines on the statewide recount taking place in Florida, arguing that they are "arbitrary" and "impose a severe burden ... on the right to vote."