Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
2:21 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Sen. Fischer discusses her priorities for lame duck session of Congress

Congress is returning for the lame duck session---the session before new lawmakers are seated.

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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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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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Politics & Elections
8:21 am
Thu November 6, 2014

GOP expands majority in Nebraska Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republicans have expanded their majority in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Politics & Elections
2:20 am
Wed November 5, 2014

No clear winner yet in Nebraska's Second Congressional District race

There is no declared winner yet in the race for Nebraska's Second Congressional District.

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Politics & Elections
12:41 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Republican Young beats Appel for 3rd district seat

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — David Young, a longtime aide to U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, has been elected in Iowa's 3rd district.

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Politics & Elections
9:24 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Nebraska voters approve wage rise to $9 an hour

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Voters have approved a measure raising Nebraska's minimum wage to $9 an hour by 2016.

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Politics & Elections
8:55 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Republican Ricketts elected Nebraska governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts, a multimillionaire former executive at TD Ameritrade, has been elected governor of Nebraska.

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Politics & Elections
7:14 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Ballot initiatives, close races draw increased interest in midterm races

Two political scientists expect Republicans to gain control of the U.S. Senate, and for close races in some local contests.

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