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Politics & Elections
8:20 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Omaha City Councilman to run for Second Congressional District

Omaha’s City Council president says he’s running for Nebraska’s Second Congressional District seat.

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Government
2:30 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Fischer, Johanns discuss government funding bill

Votes on a resolution to fund the federal government through December 15th could happen this weekend.

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Government
12:50 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

UNO Middle East expert talks about possible U.S. intervention in Syria

The U.S. Senate is set to vote next week on a resolution authorizing the limited use of force in Syria.

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Government
2:57 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Fischer, Johanns discuss State of the Union address

Nebraska’s U.S. Senators have mixed reactions to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

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Government
12:49 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Former GOP Senator Chuck Hagel chosen as Secretary of Defense nominee

Former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel

Former Nebraska GOP Senator Chuck Hagel is President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense.

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Government
2:03 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Johanns: Senate must begin work on a new farm bill

The fiscal cliff deal approved earlier this week by Congress also extended the farm bill.

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Government
8:42 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Sen. Johanns gets committee assignments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns has been named to the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee, as well as those dealing with agriculture, banking and veterans.

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Government
2:00 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Spending cuts, other items before Congress again in two months

While much of the impact of the fiscal cliff was avoided with legislation passed by Congress, there will still be economic effects.

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Politics & Elections
9:23 am
Fri October 12, 2012

As Election Day approaches, western Iowa political scientist expects intense campaigns

Iowa's newly re-drawn Congressional Districts.

A Buena Vista University political scientist says redistricting has made Iowa’s Congressional races much more competitive---and negative.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Mon October 8, 2012

Iowa's Third Congressional District candidates to debate Thursday in Council Bluffs

Incumbent Third District Congressman Leonard Boswell and his Republican challenger, Fourth District Congressman Tom Latham, debate at 7pm Thursday at Iowa Western Community College. The debate is sponsored by Iowa Public Television.

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