FreedomWorks head: Neb. GOP primary a 'win'
FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe doesn't seem to mind whether the group's endorsed candidate makes it through the Nebraska Senate Republican primary.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Mike Lee Backs Sasse in Nebraska Primary
Utah Sen. Mike Lee is backing Ben Sasse for Senate in Nebraska, adding another congressional endorsement for the Midland University president in his competitive GOP primary.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Nebraska turns 147 today
That's ironic to some because the state has more underground water reserves than any other state in the country.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Seth Rogen: It's not just about the testimony of a 'stoner, idiot, actor'
Actor Seth Rogen slammed senators for ignoring not only his personal pleas for more Alzhemier's funding and research, but those of a former colleague.
Senate Passes Casey Resolution Ahead of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week
With Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week approaching, the U.S. Senate passed, via Unanimous Consent, a resolution sponsored by Bob Casey With Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week approaching, the U.S. Senate passed, via Unanimous Consent, a resolution sponsored by Bob Casey with Senators Susan Collins , Ed Markey , Mike Johanns , Johnny Isakson , and ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Not on my watch': Meet an American hero running for U.S. Senate in Nebraska
As the midterm elections draw nearer, Glenn is focused on highlighting promising candidates from around the country.
House-Passed IT Reform Bill Expands Single CIO Mandate to DoD
The version of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act that passed the House on Tuesday contains a handful of revisions from the version passed out of committee in 2013.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Veterans Benefits in Jeopardy Over Senate Gridlock
The chamber Tuesday is scheduled to take an initial vote on a $21 billion bill from Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., that would reverse the last traces of the December cut, and then go further to expand veterans' education and health care benefits.
IT Reform Act Heads to House Floor Tuesday
The House is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a bill that would revamp how the government buys information technology systems in a bid to strengthen the oversight of projects like HealthCare.gov and make a single person responsible for such projects' success or failure.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
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Smoking Out RINOs: The Much Needed Political Realignment
Our nation was again unequivocally shown last week that Republicans inside the Beltway are no more to be trusted with the nation's finances than the Democrats.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Nebraska Keystone XL Ruling Unlikely To Doom Pipeline Project Permanently, Says Top Lawyer
On Wednesday, the race for Nebraska's U.S. Senate seat wasn't Democratic candidate Dave Domina's top concern .
Ben Sasse gets endorsement from Family Research Council
At a time when few blacks could crack professional ranks, in a field that today remains disproportionately white, Clarence W. "Cap" Wigington built a successful architectural career.
Ben Sasse files Neb. paperwork for Senate race
Republican Ben Sasse has filed paperwork for his U.S. Senate candidacy in Kearney.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Cruz: Debt Ceiling 'Trickery' Shows Why Americans Hate Congress
Senators and their "trickery" on last week's vote on the debt ceiling was "a perfect illustration of everything that is wrong in Washington," Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
NE Republican Party hopes to reschedule canceled debates
The Nebraska Republican Party is looking to reschedule two debates after canceling a gubernatorial debate planned for this week and a U.S. Senate debate initially scheduled for April 7, 2014.
It's a Guarantee: New Faces in Nebraska Politics
It's a sure thing that we will see new faces in Nebraska politics later this year.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
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Osborn calls for more fiscal restraint in Washington
Former Nebraska State Treasurer Shane Osborn is continuing his trek across the state in his bid for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Republicans Pin Hopes On Midterms
As they raced to flee the Capitol before an approaching snowstorm, some Republicans were not being too hard on themselves for capitulating and passing a "clean" debt ceiling bill, in the process ending a GOP precedent set to use such votes to enact spending cuts.
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Shane Osborn enters the race for U.S. Senate
Shane Osborn is officially in the race for U.S. Senate in Nebraska. The former state treasurer and U.S. Navy pilot filed his candidacy papers Wednesday.
Debt limit saves GOP from political showdown
Republicans' new acquiescence to letting the government pile up more debt with no strings attached paid double political dividends: It spared the GOP another politically debilitating showdown with President Barack Obama and also forced Democrats to cast votes that rivals immediately used against them in this year's midterm elections.