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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
12:53 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Fischer: President Obama needs to discuss a clear strategy to fight ISIS

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says the largest threat facing the nation right now is ISIS.

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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Sen. Fischer talks about August work session, Senate priorities

Nebraska’s Congressional delegation has returned home for the August work session.

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Politics & Elections
2:32 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Bipartisan group of lawmakers to visit southern border

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer will travel to Texas Thursday evening to learn more about the immigration crisis at the southern border.

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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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