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a And Congress punts
Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill are united on one thing: The best strategy this election year is to punt on any big decisions.
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Sat Jul 19, 2014
Is Racist Governor About to be Rewarded at Tax Payer Expense?
This story starts in 2005-current Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman was then serving out a term having succeeded Mike Johanns who left to become Bush's Secretary of Agriculture.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Nebraskans Join Immigration Protests, Child Migrant Debate
Nebraskans are becoming involved as a recent jump in children being sent to the US by themselves from other countries has stirred up debate.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Don't Expect the VA to Improve Overnight
For anyone still under the impression that the embattled Veterans Affairs Department will be able to turn itself around quickly, think again.
Immigrant Children Being Shipped Throughout U.S. in 'Secret Operations'
Illegal immigrant children are being shipped throughout the country as the government estimates as many as 90,000 children could make the journey to the border this year, and as many as 145,000 could arrive by next year.
GOP demands updates on which states house unaccompanied children, and how many
Republicans in the House and Senate are demanding that the Obama administration provide Congress with updates about where it is placing unaccompanied children that cross the southern U.S. border.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Lawmakers want details on undocumented children in Nebraska
By: Jenn Schanz email@example.com The issue of undocumented minors in the heartland is not new, but increased violence in Central America has driven more minors over the border, and now has lawmakers in Nebraska deadlocked with Washington.
Neb. Governor: Feds 'Conducting Secret Operation' Placing ...
National Governors Association Chair, Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman, delivers remarks before a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House on Feb. 27, 2012 in Washington, D.C. LINCOLN, Neb.
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Yellen says economy must improve more before Fed raises interest rates
Warning of past "false dawns" in the economic recovery, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen said Tuesday that central bank policymakers need to be cautious about raising rock-bottom interest rates.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
ASA Honors NE Sen. Mike Johanns With Soy Champion Award
The farmers of the American Soybean Association honored Sen. Mike Johanns of Nebraska with the association's Soy Champion Award July 9 in Washington.
Nebraska governor wants names of migrant children in his state
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman pressed the Obama administration Monday to give him the names of nearly 200 children in his state who had been apprehended entering the country illegally.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
The GOP's Gay-Rights Reboot
Supporters of same-sex marriage rallied in Richmond, Va., in May as federal appellate judges heard arguments on whether Virginia's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Coming to Nebraska: 200 undocumented children have been placed here | Deena Winter | 668
Nebraska Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns said Thursday that about 200 undocumented children have been placed in Nebraska after arriving at the U.S. Border, most of them from Central America.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
3 Candidates, Maybe 4, On Nebraska Senate Ballot
The Secretary of State's office has confirmed that Nebraska voters will have at least THREE choices on the ballot this November in the race for the U-S Senate, and may have a fourth.
200 undocumented children seek asylum in Nebraska
Dozens of undocumented children from Central America are being placed in Nebraska as Congress and President Barack Obama debate how U.S. immigration policy will be changed.
Charities, families caring for undocumented children
Dozens of undocumented children from Central America are being placed in Nebraska as Congress and President Barack Obama debate how U.S. immigration policy will be changed and how the flood of immigrants will be handled.
Portman Says Clinton May Be Too Mainstream for Democrats
U.S. Senator Rob Portman , an Ohio Republican who may run for president in 2016, said Hillary Clinton 's potential Democratic campaign for the White House won't intimidate others from seeking the office.
Dems bring shutdown talk to Senate highway bill fight
Democrats are rallying around "shutdown" as a new favorite buzzword as the Highway Trust Fund faces a $10 billion shortfall, and the annual bills funding government agencies have stalled.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
One Step Closer to the Kearney Vets Home
The state has picked the designers for the Central Nebraska Veterans Home. The state gave the go ahead for the firm to start designing the project, despite no approval of federal funding yet.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Election year a drag on productivity in Senate
With control of the Senate at risk in November, leaders are going to remarkable lengths to protect endangered Democrats from casting tough votes and to deny Republicans legislative victories in the midst of the campaign.