republicans http://kios.org en Iowa GOP moves its convention to June http://kios.org/post/iowa-gop-moves-its-convention-june <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 13px; line-height: 15px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Republican State Central Committee has voted to hold its state convention in June, a month earlier than previously scheduled.</p><p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:16:20 +0000 Associated Press 36422 at http://kios.org Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks in Omaha http://kios.org/post/wisconsin-gov-scott-walker-speaks-omaha <p>The Governor of Wisconsin says Republicans must be optimistic and relevant at both the national and local levels.</p><p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 04:13:47 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 25304 at http://kios.org Second Congressional District GOP candidates debate federal deficit, health care, tax code http://kios.org/post/second-congressional-district-gop-candidates-debate-federal-deficit-health-care-tax-code <p>The federal deficit was on the minds of the GOP candidates for Nebraska&rsquo;s Second Congressional District at a debate Friday. The Omaha Press Club and League of Women Voters sponsored the debate.</p><p>Incumbent Congressman Lee Terry has three challengers. One is financial advisor Brett Lindstrom. UNO mathematics professor Jack Heidel and former Douglas County Republican Party Chairman Glenn Freeman are also running for Congress.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 00:19:14 +0000 Cheril Lee & Katie Knapp Schubert 11758 at http://kios.org After caucus, focus turns to May 15th primary election http://kios.org/post/after-caucus-focus-turns-may-15th-primary-election <p>A <a href="http://www.negop.org">Nebraska Republican Party</a> official says a presidential nominating caucus isn&rsquo;t something party leaders are likely to consider.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.nebraskademocrats.org">Nebraska Democratic Party</a> on Saturday held its second presidential caucus. Unlike in 2008, Democratic caucus-goers had one presidential candidate to choose from this time.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 17:48:57 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 11456 at http://kios.org After caucus, focus turns to May 15th primary election Second Congressional District candidates to participate in environmental forum, debate http://kios.org/post/second-congressional-district-candidates-participate-environmental-forum-debate <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Voters in Nebraska&rsquo;s Second Congressional District have opportunities Thursday and Friday to hear from the candidates.</p><p>The Sierra Club of Nebraska is sponsoring a candidate forum Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Omaha. The forum will focus on environmental issues and public transportation. Democratic candidates Gwen Howard and John Ewing, and Republican candidates Jack Heidel and Glenn Freeman, will participate in tonight&rsquo;s forum.</p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 13:27:34 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 10188 at http://kios.org Second Congressional District candidates to participate in environmental forum, debate UNO political scientist expects GOP presidential race to remain close http://kios.org/post/uno-political-scientist-expects-gop-presidential-race-remain-close <p>A UNO political scientist expects all four GOP presidential candidates will stay in the race following Super Tuesday.</p><p>Results of the ten Super Tuesday primaries were split. In Ohio, GOP candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum were locked in a close race. Santorum, Romney, and Newt Gingrich all picked up wins, and delegates.</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 9366 at http://kios.org UNO political scientist expects GOP presidential race to remain close Nebraska lawmakers respond to State of the Union address http://kios.org/post/nebraska-lawmakers-respond-state-union-address <p>Nebraska&rsquo;s Second District Congressman and two U.S. Senators say they support the further development of domestic sources of energy.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 23:46:56 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 7357 at http://kios.org Fourth candidate enters GOP race for Second Congressional District http://kios.org/post/fourth-candidate-enters-gop-race-second-congressional-district <p>Omaha, NE – The GOP race for the Second Congressional District has a fourth candidate. Glenn Freeman, the former chairman of the Douglas County Republican Party, entered the race last week.</p> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 16:21:17 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 6990 at http://kios.org Fourth candidate enters GOP race for Second Congressional District Nearly 123,000 Iowans voted in GOP caucus http://kios.org/post/nearly-123000-iowans-voted-gop-caucus <p>Omaha, NE – Nearly 123,000 Iowans cast votes in Tuesday's Republican caucus. A UNO political scientist says the biggest surprise of Tuesday's first presidential nominating contest was the strong finish by Rick Santorum.</p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 21:03:48 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 6982 at http://kios.org Caucus day in Iowa http://kios.org/post/caucus-day-iowa <p>Omaha, NE – Tuesday is the first-in-the-nation presidential nominating contest. The Iowa Caucus begins at 7pm.</p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 15:16:36 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 6979 at http://kios.org