North Platte Bulletin
Jenkins questions Farm Bureau's endorsement of Sasse
Ben Sasse has virtually no experience in the agricultural or private sector and not much of a Nebraska resume, Independent candidate Jim Jenkins said Tuesday in a letter to the Nebraska Farm Bureau.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Watson to be Added to Ballot for U.S. Senate Race
The Secretary of State's office says enough signatures have been collected to add another name in the race for U.S. Senate.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Export-Import Bank in danger zone
Conservatives may be headlining the opposition to the Export-Import Bank, but the efforts of coal-friendly Democrats to change the little-known agency's rules could further jeopardize its future.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Cybercast News Service
Sen. Johanns: With Obama Term Running Out, Expect 'A Blizzard of Regulations'CNS
While President Obama makes his fund-raising rounds, his deputies, including EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, are hard at work: "I do think what's happening here is the Obama administration recognizes that they only have a couple years left, and I just think you're going to see a blizzard of regulations over the next two years and five months," ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
K Street market dims for Dems
Staffers leaving Capitol Hill as a result of a retirement or election loss will enter one of the tightest K Street labor markets in recent memory as firms of all sizes have struggled to gin up new business and keep existing clients amid several years of anemic growth and stalled legislation.
McDonald promises systematic change at VA confirmation hearing
Senators looked to President Obama 's new Veterans Affairs nominee, Robert McDonald , for answers Tuesday as talks to piece together a compromise on legislation to fix the troubled department have stalled.
West Hawaii Today
Must-have accessory for House candidates in 2014: the personalized super PAC
Daniel Innis, a former business school dean running a long-shot campaign for the House in New Hampshire, faced a big financial disadvantage until a wealthy friend put hundreds of thousands of dollars into a super PAC backing his candidacy.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
The Baltimore Sun
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.