16 hrs ago
The Papillion Times
Supertel halts more dividends
Four games into Nebraska's season the NU defensive coordinator pinpointed what he thought was holding the Huskers back.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
US News & World Report
Gaming Companies Bet on Internet Poker Returning to U.S.
Internet Poker predicted to become a hot commodity on social media sites if the Internet Poker Freedom Act becomes law.
Bellevue businessman says he wasn't behind dirty political trick in 2004 legislative race
Patrick Shannon, who owes the state more than $16,000 for decade-old violations of campaign laws, says he wasn't behind the dirty political trick that landed him in trouble.
Running on Obamacarea away from the election
I suppose Debbie Wasserman Schultz was right Obamacare will be the basis for plenty of Democrats who are running.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Stalled bill could hamper work on StratCom HQ, key senator says
Construction of a new headquarters for U.S. Strategic Command could run into problems if Congress does not act quickly on a stalled defense policy bill, a key lawmaker warned Monday.
Lawmakers bet on online poker
A House Energy and Commerce Committee panel on Tuesday held a showdown over a legislative effort to license and regulate online poker.
The Washington Post
The GOP civil war just got worse
Rep. Steve Stockman surprised the political world Monday when he filed at the last minute to challenge Sen. John Cornyn , complicating the senator's reelection bid just when it looked to be virtually problem-free .
Think it's cold? Well, it is ... but it could be worse
Matt Collins, 21, right, tries unsuccessfully to tackle Miles McLaughlin, 22, during a snowy pickup game of football Sunday at Lincoln's Vine Street Fields.
The Washington Post
Democrat who cited shutdown as impetus for House run ends bid
A Nebraska Democrat who opted to run for Congress after witnessing the government shutdown and showdown over the debt ceiling in Congress has pulled the plug on his bid, he announced Monday, dealing Democrats a blow in their long-shot bid to win back the House majority.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Councilman drops out of U.S. Congress race
POLITICS NOW... CONGRESSMAN LEE TERRY IS ONCE AGAIN UNOPPOSED IN THE RACE FOR DISTRICT TWO.
Congressman's campaign documents reveal stay at 5-star resort
A high-priced, ocean-side resort in Georgia is no stranger to hosting political fundraisers, including for Nebraska's 2nd District Congressman Lee Terry.
House Democratic Recruit Drops Bid in Nebraska
Omaha City Councilman Pete Festersen, a Democrat, has dropped his bid to challenge Republican Rep. Lee Terry in Nebraska's 2nd District, according to a national Democratic source.
I-Team: Terry campaign spends $14,000 on a 5-star resort in Georgia
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Fri Dec 06, 2013
Ohio legislation that would curb heroin overdose deaths remains dormant in Senate
While the Ohio Senate sits on life-saving legislation aimed at fighting back the heroin epidemic , the drug's death toll in Cuyahoga County continues to inch toward record-breaking numbers.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Papillion Times
Bill to crack down on patent 'trolls' could hurt innovation at research universities like UNMC
These are no fairy-tale monsters hiding under bridges. The term applies to all-too-real people who blanket companies with baseless patent infringement claims.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Trade Commission defends turf
All four members of the Federal Trade Commission defended their agency's regulatory role before skeptical lawmakers Tuesday even as they asked for more authority in evolving areas of the Internet economy.
Vigil calls for changes to federal immigration policies
Rabbi Aryeh Azriel speaks during a candlelight vigil to support less restrictive and punitive federal immigration policy.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The City Wire
Boyd announces for House District 77 seat
Voters in Arkansas House District 77 now know the name of at least one candidate running to replace term-limited Rep. Stephanie Malone, R-Fort Smith.
Budget Negotiators Seen Close on Deal to Ease U.S. Spending Cuts
U.S. budget negotiators are close to a deal to ease automatic spending cuts that congressional aides say could increase airline and other user fees instead of ending some corporate tax breaks and making federal workers contribute more to retirement plans .
Overnight Tech: Net neutrality decision could come this month
THE LEDE : A federal court could issue its decision on the controversial net neutrality regulations this month or next, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said Monday.