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10 hrs ago | Politico

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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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Reid Ribble, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Life, Veteran Affairs, Bob Corker

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Kos

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Osborne, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Immigration Reform

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KHGI

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.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Family, Kids, Senator Deb Fischer, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Government Executive

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Republican, Richard Burr

WorthyNews

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Dave Heineman

TheBlaze.com

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Kids, Murrieta, CA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

KLKN

Lawmakers want details on undocumented children in Nebraska

By: Jenn Schanz jschanz@klkntv.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.

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Related Topix: Senator Deb Fischer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Family, Kids

CBS Local

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Lincoln, NE

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Business News

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Milling Journal

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, George Bush

The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, US Governors, Dave Heineman

Sun Jul 13, 2014

National Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Townhall

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Nebraska Government, Nebraska

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln, NE

KETV-TV

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Barack Obama

KETV-TV

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Barack Obama

Bloomberg

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Kirk, Senator Roy Blunt

The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Charles Schumer, Democrat, Personal Finance, Retirement, Lamar Alexander, Bob Corker

Mon Jun 30, 2014

KHGI

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Bellingham Herald

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Barbara Mikulski

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