Politics & Elections

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

Omaha polls errors affect about 50 ballots

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Errors by workers at two Omaha polling places saw about 50 ballots handed out missing pages that held minimum wage and Omaha Public Schools bond issue proposals.

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Politics & Elections
5:14 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Harkin apologizes after Ernst calls remarks sexist

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Retiring Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin is apologizing for calling Republican Joni Ernst attractive, but "wrong for the state of Iowa."

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Politics & Elections
4:00 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Congressional, Senate, Governor's races before voters in Nebraska and Iowa

Douglas County’s Election Commissioner predicts 46 percent turnout in today’s general election.

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Politics & Elections
3:26 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

GOP gathers voting, recount data in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With Election Day just around the corner in the competitive Iowa Senate race, Republicans are requesting information from state and local voting officials about polling places, voting rules and recount procedures.

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Politics & Elections
8:15 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Hillary Clinton campaigns with Braley

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging Iowa Democrats to get out the vote for Senate candidate Bruce Braley, saying he has "proven he will get the job done."

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