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Politics & Elections
11:40 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Branstad says he has more than $4 million on hand

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he has more than $4 million in his campaign account.

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Politics & Elections
8:16 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Secretary of State hopeful wants to boost turnout

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Democrat running for Iowa Secretary of State is launching a campaign effort that doesn't directly focus on his opponent.

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Politics & Elections
8:04 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Hassebrook backed by Neb. state, local officials

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook has won the endorsements of 13 state senators, a Lancaster County commissioner and former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey.

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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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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Omaha tax attorney announces bid for governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha tax attorney has joined the 2014 race for Nebraska governor.

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Government
2:27 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Douglas County sets salary for combined Assessor/Register of Deeds office

Douglas County’s new Assessor/Register of Deeds will be paid $120,000 a 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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Politics & Elections
11:38 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Nebraska Treasurer Stenberg to seek re-election

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg says he plans to seek re-election in 2014.

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Politics & Elections
8:11 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Americans Elect party dissolves in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A political organization that had hoped to field bipartisan candidates for president and vice president has been dissolved in Nebraska.

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Government
8:01 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Omaha mayor's veto on voting change stands

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — People who live just outside Omaha city limits won't be voting in municipal elections.

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