Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
8:12 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Nebraska candidate says he's paid back taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A southeast Nebraska candidate for the Legislature says he's paid the back taxes his construction company owed.

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Politics & Elections
2:26 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

UNO political scientist discusses effectiveness of negative campaign ads

With less than a week until the general election, candidates on all sides of the aisle are making last-minute pitches to potential voters.

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Politics & Elections
1:10 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Poll shows Iowa's Third District candidates within two points

A new poll from Iowa’s Loras College shows Third Congressional District Republican candidate David Young is leading Democrat Staci Appel by just two points.

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Politics & Elections
2:00 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Elkhorn, Douglas County West school districts put bond issues to voters

Voters in the Elkhorn and Douglas County West school districts will decide on bond issues November fourth.

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Politics & Elections
2:00 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

OPS, Douglas County bond issues on November ballot

The Omaha Public Schools and Douglas County both have bond initiatives on the November fourth ballot.

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Politics & Elections
8:09 am
Thu October 23, 2014

$79,000 spent on ads for minimum wage ballot measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters of a higher minimum wage have taken their message to Nebraska's airwaves in the final months before voters decide Nov. 4 whether to approve a gradual increase to $9 an hour.

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Politics & Elections
8:24 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Michelle Obama rallies voters in Iowa, Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is calling on the young and minority voters who powered her husband's rise to president to help re-elect Democrats in Minnesota.

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Politics & Elections
3:06 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Governor candidates talk education funding, prison scandal

GOP candidate for Governor Pete Ricketts has about $477,000 more campaign cash on hand than his Democratic opponent, Chuck Hassebrook.

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Politics & Elections
2:57 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Branstad winning cash race against Hatch

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad continues to hold a massive cash advantage over Democratic challenger Jack Hatch going into the final days of the race.

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Politics & Elections
8:37 am
Mon October 20, 2014

App offers information for Nebraska voters

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska voters can check their registration, request an early ballot and find polling place locations with a mobile website made available by the state.

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