Congress passes long-term transportation bill

Dec 4, 2015

Nebraska is set to receive $1.5 billion over the next five years in federal highway funding.

Rep. Ashford opposed to nuclear agreement with Iran

Sep 9, 2015

Nebraska’s Second District Congressman says he’ll vote against a nuclear agreement with Iran.

House and Senate lawmakers will try to work out differences in transportation bills when they return to session next week.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iraq war veteran who lost a Democratic congressional bid last year says he will try again in a different district.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Clive resident has become the first Democrat to announce that he'll try to unseat incumbent Republican David Young in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

Congressman Brad Ashford plans to introduce a bill expediting the citizenship process for spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January. The issue could set up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama.

Ashford: Tuesday's election sent a clear message

Nov 10, 2014

Second District Congressman-elect Brad Ashford says voters “sent a clear message” in last week’s election.

Young: fiscal responsibility, balanced budget needed

Nov 7, 2014

The Iowa Secretary of State’s office says voter turnout on Tuesday was 53 percent.

There is no declared winner yet in the race for Nebraska's Second Congressional District.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — David Young, a longtime aide to U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, has been elected in Iowa's 3rd district.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging Iowa Democrats to get out the vote for Senate candidate Bruce Braley, saying he has "proven he will get the job done."

With less than a week until the general election, candidates on all sides of the aisle are making last-minute pitches to potential voters.

Poll shows Iowa's Third District candidates within two points

Oct 28, 2014

A new poll from Iowa’s Loras College shows Third Congressional District Republican candidate David Young is leading Democrat Staci Appel by just two points.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are airing an ad linking a Nebraska Democrat to a convicted murderer in a commercial echoing the Willie Horton spot of the 1988 presidential race.

The Democratic candidate for Nebraska’s Second Congressional District says Congress should take a pay cut until a balanced budget is passed.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's U.S. senators have joined the effort to seek federal recognition for the trail the Ponca Tribe took during a forced march more than 135 years ago.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Staci Appel says she has more than $725,000 in the bank for her run in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

Three leaders in the business, faith, and legislative community are calling on the U-S House to pass an immigration reform bill.

URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — In a setback for the tea party and libertarian forces in Iowa, establishment Republicans have nominated their candidate for a House seat in one of the nation's most competitive congressional districts.

URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republicans are gathering Saturday to pick a candidate to run in November for the seat of retiring Rep. Tom Latham in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

Iowa to pick candidates for 2 open US House seats

Jun 3, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa primary voters are set to pick potential replacements for two prominent members of the state's U.S. House delegation. One is Republican who is retiring, the other a Democrat who is running for Senate.

Six Republican candidates for Iowa's 3rd Congressional District

May 28, 2014

Two current office-holders are among the six Republican candidates for Iowa’s Third Congressional District.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A tea party activist in Omaha has announced he will make a bid for Nebraska's 2nd District congressional seat in November, casting doubt on what had been viewed as the likely re-election of Republican incumbent Rep. Lee Terry.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry has won the Republican primary race for Nebraska's 1st Congressional District.

Incumbent Second District Congressman Lee Terry will seek a ninth term in the U.S. House.

Incumbent Second District Congressman Lee Terry faces a challenger in the May 13th primary election.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A state senator from Omaha has announced that he's running for Congress, hoping to unseat Republican incumbent Lee Terry.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Republican Secretary of State Matt Schultz is running for U.S. Rep. Tom Latham's House seat in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tom Latham says he won't seek re-election in 2014.