Politics & Elections

Political and election coverage by Omaha Public Radio News.

Nebraska has 25 delegates and five super-delegates at stake when Democrats caucus Saturday.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Iowa Lieutenant Governor Patty Judge plans to seek the Democratic nomination to run against U.S. Senator Charles Grassley.

Nebraska Democrats prepare to caucus for the third time

Feb 29, 2016

Four days after Super Tuesday, Nebraska Democrats will caucus for the third time.

A Creighton University law professor says the appointment of a new Supreme Court Justice shouldn’t wait until after the November election.

With the Iowa caucus past, the focus is on now on next Tuesday’s first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton has narrowly won the Democratic caucuses in Iowa, outpacing a surprisingly strong challenge from Bernie Sanders to claim the first victory in the 2016 race for president.

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders says his razor-thin contest against Hillary Clinton in Iowa is giving his campaign a "kick-start."

Close races in Iowa as first-in-the-nation caucus approaches

Jan 28, 2016

The first-in-the-nation Iowa Caucus is just four days away, and both the GOP and Democratic races have no clear frontrunner.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Only a week remains before the Iowa caucuses — the first contest in a tumultuous presidential campaign that has challenged long-held political assumptions.

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President Barack Obama called on lawmakers Wednesday to put aside politics and focus on safety and opportunity for all Americans.

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