Politics

Government
2:14 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Sen. Fischer: questions remain about prisoner exchange

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she has questions about the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.

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Government
8:40 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Bill to change Neb. redistricting process advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced a bill that would overhaul Nebraska's process for drawing legislative and congressional districts.

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Omaha
8:21 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton to speak in Omaha area

RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to give a speech in the Omaha area in March.

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Government
1:58 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Neb. lawmaker proposes redistricting commission

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state lawmaker wants to create an independent commission that would propose legislative boundaries in Nebraska without factoring partisan politics into its decision.

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Government
2:22 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Sen. Fischer opposed to funding mechanism for unemployment insurance measure

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she’s opposed to advancing a bill that would extend unemployment insurance benefits for three months.

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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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Education
8:12 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Syria discussions, violence in Egypt topics of UNO Middle East Forum

Ongoing violence in Egypt, and upcoming international talks on Syria, are among the topics that’ll be discussed Thursday at this month’s Middle East Forum.

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Government
8:20 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Sens. Fischer, Johanns vote in favor of measure reopening the federal government

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's two senators joined with 79 others in voting in favor of a measure that reopened the federal government and avoided a financial default.

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Politics & Elections
8:19 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Voter registration deadlines approaching

Friday is the deadline to register to vote by any other method than in-person for Omaha’s 2013 general election.

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General News
6:06 am
Mon November 19, 2012

Senator Ben Nelson at November Press Club

US Senator Ben Nelson

U.S. Senator Ben Nelson was the guest speaker at last week’s Omaha Press Club Noon Forum.

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