Politics http://kios.org en Sen. Fischer: questions remain about prisoner exchange http://kios.org/post/sen-fischer-questions-remain-about-prisoner-exchange <p>U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she has questions about the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:14:45 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 48556 at http://kios.org Bill to change Neb. redistricting process advances http://kios.org/post/bill-change-neb-redistricting-process-advances <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced a bill that would overhaul Nebraska's process for drawing legislative and congressional districts. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:40:55 +0000 Associated Press 45174 at http://kios.org Former President Bill Clinton to speak in Omaha area http://kios.org/post/former-president-bill-clinton-speak-omaha-area <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to give a speech in the Omaha area in March. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:21:18 +0000 Associated Press 42400 at http://kios.org Neb. lawmaker proposes redistricting commission http://kios.org/post/neb-lawmaker-proposes-redistricting-commission <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state lawmaker wants to create an independent commission that would propose legislative boundaries in Nebraska without factoring partisan politics into its decision. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:58:45 +0000 Associated Press 41698 at http://kios.org Sen. Fischer opposed to funding mechanism for unemployment insurance measure http://kios.org/post/sen-fischer-opposed-funding-mechanism-unemployment-insurance-measure <p>U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she’s opposed to advancing a bill that would extend unemployment insurance benefits for three months. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 20:22:18 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 41287 at http://kios.org Americans Elect party dissolves in Nebraska http://kios.org/post/americans-elect-party-dissolves-nebraska <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A political organization that had hoped to field bipartisan candidates for president and vice president has been dissolved in Nebraska. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 14:11:30 +0000 Associated Press 39765 at http://kios.org Syria discussions, violence in Egypt topics of UNO Middle East Forum http://kios.org/post/syria-discussions-violence-egypt-topics-uno-middle-east-forum <p>Ongoing violence in Egypt, and upcoming international talks on Syria, are among the topics that’ll be discussed Thursday at this month’s Middle East Forum. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:12:45 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 37789 at http://kios.org Sens. Fischer, Johanns vote in favor of measure reopening the federal government http://kios.org/post/sens-fischer-johanns-vote-favor-measure-reopening-federal-government <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) &mdash; Nebraska&#39;s two senators joined with 79 others in voting in favor of a measure that reopened the federal government and avoided a financial default.</span> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:20:55 +0000 Associated Press 37518 at http://kios.org Voter registration deadlines approaching http://kios.org/post/voter-registration-deadlines-approaching <p>Friday is the deadline to register to vote by any other method than in-person for Omaha’s 2013 general election. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:19:21 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 28964 at http://kios.org Senator Ben Nelson at November Press Club http://kios.org/post/senator-ben-nelson-november-press-club <p>U.S. Senator Ben Nelson was the guest speaker at last week’s Omaha Press Club Noon Forum. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 22145 at http://kios.org Senator Ben Nelson at November Press Club