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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.

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