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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Second Congressional District: Terry faces challenge in primary election

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

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Politics & Elections
11:10 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Omaha state senator wants Terry's seat in Congress

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

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Politics & Elections
1:41 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz running for Congress

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.

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Politics & Elections
8:18 am
Wed December 18, 2013

US Rep. Tom Latham won't seek re-election in 2014

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

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Government
8:01 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Sen. Fischer: farm bill unlikely before January

It’s unlikely a new farm bill will come before Congress by the end of this year.

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Politics & Elections
8:08 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Omaha City Councilman quits race for Congress

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha City Councilman Pete Festersen is dropping out of the race for Congress two months after launching his campaign, and he leaves Democrats without a candidate to challenge Republican Rep. Lee Terry.

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Government
1:10 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Harkin: it's time for Congress to pass ENDA

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, D-IA

The U.S. Senate Thursday afternoon passed a measure banning employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Politics & Elections
8:47 am
Mon November 4, 2013

GOP businessman to challenge Congressman Lee Terry in 2014 primary

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A conservative Republican businessman plans to challenge U.S. Representative Lee Terry, so the eight-term Congressman could face challengers in both the GOP primary and general election if he advances.

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Government
9:05 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Former Nebraska Rep. John McCollister dies at 92

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Rep. John Y. McCollister, who defeated a sitting congressman to win office and later gave Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel his first Washington job, has died at age 92.

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Politics & Elections
8:18 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Lincoln attorney to challenge Fortenberry in 1st Congressional District

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln attorney will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry for Nebraska's 1st District seat in 2014.

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