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Government
8:08 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Keystone pipeline to top Senate agenda next year

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.

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Politics & Elections
1:53 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Ashford: Tuesday's election sent a clear message

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

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Politics & Elections
1:37 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Young: fiscal responsibility, balanced budget needed

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

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Politics & Elections
2:20 am
Wed November 5, 2014

No clear winner yet in Nebraska's Second Congressional District race

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

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Politics & Elections
12:41 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Republican Young beats Appel for 3rd district seat

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

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Politics & Elections
8:15 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Hillary Clinton campaigns with Braley

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."

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Politics & Elections
2:26 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

UNO political scientist discusses effectiveness of negative campaign ads

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

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Politics & Elections
1:10 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Poll shows Iowa's Third District candidates within two points

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.

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Politics & Elections
6:11 am
Sat October 18, 2014

GOP airs Willie Horton-type ad against Democrat

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.

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Politics & Elections
8:15 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Ashford wants Congressional pay cut until balanced budget is achieved

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

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