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Government
8:19 am
Fri August 1, 2014

US senators push to designate Nebraska tribe trail

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.

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Politics & Elections
12:55 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Appel reports more than $725,000 for House race

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.

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Government
2:00 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Faith, business community representatives call for action on immigration reform

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

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Politics & Elections
8:08 am
Mon June 23, 2014

GOP establishment choice wins Iowa's House contest

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.

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Politics & Elections
7:16 am
Sat June 21, 2014

Iowa Republicans to pick US 3rd District nominee

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.

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Politics & Elections
8:03 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Iowa to pick candidates for 2 open US House seats

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.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Six Republican candidates for Iowa's 3rd Congressional District

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

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Politics & Elections
1:24 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Ex-state lawmaker plans to enter 2nd District race

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.

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Politics & Elections
12:28 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Fortenberry wins Nebraska GOP congressional race

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

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Politics & Elections
12:24 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Terry, Ashford win primary races for Second Congressional District

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

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