7 hrs ago
Former Senator Ben Nelson takes questions from UNO students
12 at the University of Nebraska at Omaha in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service.
11 hrs ago
Wall Street Journal
Federal Oversight Recommended for Mortgage Insurers
The U.S. Treasury's new Federal Insurance Office, created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, released a long-awaited report Thursday that lays out an expanded role for Washington in regulating the insurance industry, encroaching on traditional state-based oversight.
23 hrs ago
Tommy Thompson helping launch advocacy group for Midwest
Tommy Thompson is teaming up with another former governor to help advocate for the nation's heartland in the halls of its Capitol.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
The rise of the left
Corporatist Democrats have been marginalized in recent years. They've suffered the near extinction of the Blue Dog Caucus, the departure of Senate allies like Joe Lieberman and Ben Nelson and the rise of economic populists such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Washington Monthly
Mississippi's Thad Cochran to Run for a Seventh Term
There was some question about whether the aging senator was up for another term.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Ben Nelson: Democrats Warned Obama on Keep-Your-Plan Pledge
Former Sen. Ben Nelson voted for Obamacare when he was in Congress, but now acknowledges that the rollout created "unnecessary confusion."
Former WOWT Reporter Dies of Cancer
According to WOWT , the former reporter for the Omaha, NE, NBC affiliate was diagnosed with cancer in 2010.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
WINK-TV Fort Myers
Senator Nelson questions new ballot directive
Sen. Bill Nelson will meet with Tampa Bay-area elections supervisors to discuss a new directive from the state regarding absentee ballot drop-off sites.
The Washington Post
In final year, Nebraska governor will push income tax cut
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman will spend his last year in office pushing to reduce his state's income and property taxes, a year after his effort to eliminate the personal income tax came up short.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Omaha Associate to Run For NE Legislature
A development associate for the Jewish Federation of Omaha has filed papers to run for the Nebraska Legislature.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
On this edition of KETV NewsWatch 7's Chronicle, we go in-depth with former Sen. Ben Nelson on topics ranging from the Affordable Care Act to what's happening in Washington and what he's doing there.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Former Senator Ben Nelson on Health Care Coverage Extensions
Former Senator Ben Nelson , chief executive officer at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, talked about health care coverage extensions under the Affordable Care Act.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Newsmakers with Former Senator Ben Nelson
Former Senator Ben Nelson talked about his job as chief executive officer at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.He focused on the ways that state insurance commissioners are dealing with issues ..
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Broken public option promise complicates insurance cancellation issue
The implications of the Affordable Care Act promise that Americans could keep their preexisting health insurance would not be so troubling had another promise been kept.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Papillion Times
The Public Pulse, Nov. 24
If someone with a big title were to evaluate the Nebraska football program based on what unfolded Saturday, in the snow globe that was Beaver Stadium, the first thing he or she would need to do is put down the pen and paper.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
"Fact-Checking" Gone Wrong: Glenn Kessler Gives Two...
As always with bills in the Senate, there are critical procedure votes. Because of GOP objection, Democrats needed to win a supermajority of 60 votes in order to end debate and advance the Senate's version of the legislation.
The Washington Monthly
What Will It Mean?
The elimination of the filibuster for administrative and judicial nominees will have short and long-term consequences.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Time For Instapundit's Revolving Door Tax on Politicians Turning Lobbyist
Former Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson, who voted for Obamacare after securing the "Cornhusker kickback" for his state, met with President Barack Obama Wednesday to talk about how to fix the law.
The News Tribune
State senator says conservative majority has fired top nonpartisan staff
The No. 2 Democrat in the state Senate said Friday that leaders of the Republican-dominated Senate majority have unfairly pushed out two high-level nonpartisan committee staff members.
Did Mary Landrieu cast the 'deciding' vote for Obamacare?
Americans for Prosperity , a conservative advocacy group backed by the Koch brothers, is launching ads targeting Democrats for having voted for the Affordable Care Act.