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Politics & Elections
8:28 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Iowa GOP party chair says straw poll permissible

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of the Iowa Republican Party says holding a straw poll is permissible under new Republican National Committee rules.

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Government
2:39 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Pete Ricketts sworn in as 40th governor of Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts has been sworn into office as the 40th governor of Nebraska.

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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Branstad seeks to end Iowa GOP Straw Poll

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is pushing to end the state's often-criticized Republican straw poll, but other GOP leaders say the event may still go on next year.

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Politics & Elections
8:28 am
Fri December 5, 2014

5 apply to replace Janssen in Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Five people have applied to replace Charlie Janssen in the Nebraska Legislature, representing the 15th Legislative District.

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Politics & Elections
11:22 am
Thu December 4, 2014

GOP party leaders to stay neutral in 2016 caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican Party leaders are pledging to remain neutral in the 2016 presidential caucuses.

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Politics & Elections
9:00 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Joni Ernst formally resigns from Iowa Senate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Following her election to the U.S. Senate, Joni Ernst has resigned from the Iowa Senate and Gov. Terry Branstad has set a special election to fill her position.

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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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Government
6:12 am
Sat November 8, 2014

Tally changes little in Nebraska House race

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With all the outstanding early ballots in Douglas County now counted, little has changed in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District race.

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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
8:28 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Ricketts, Heineman meet to discuss transition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With the election over, Nebraska Governor-elect Pete Ricketts is preparing to make the transition to office.

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