Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
6:11 am
Sat October 18, 2014

GOP airs Willie Horton-type ad against Democrat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are airing an ad linking a Nebraska Democrat to a convicted murderer in a commercial echoing the Willie Horton spot of the 1988 presidential race.

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Politics & Elections
2:00 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Early voting could be 30 percent of Douglas County's total votes in November election

Democrats outnumber Republicans by a three-to-one margin when it comes to early voting ballot requests by mail.

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Politics & Elections
9:14 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Romney campaigns with Iowa Senate candidate Ernst

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is visiting Iowa for U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst as her battle with Democrat Bruce Braley enters its final three weeks.

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Politics & Elections
9:09 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Early voting ups workload for election officials

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska county election officials are seeing an uptick in their workload as voters cast early ballots for governor, U.S. Senate and other races.

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Politics & Elections
8:12 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Nebraska governor hopefuls seek farm support

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — In the race for Nebraska governor, few endorsements are as prized as the ones that promise support from farmers and ranchers.

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Politics & Elections
8:32 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Nebraska governor candidates clash in debate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's candidates for governor are accusing one another of supporting proposals that could have hurt farmers.

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Politics & Elections
8:18 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Governor hopefuls promise action on property taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's candidates for governor are both promising to lower property taxes if elected, but they are offering different approaches.

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Politics & Elections
8:27 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Early voting ballots to be sent starting Monday

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska county election officials will start mailing early voting ballots next week.

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Politics & Elections
10:57 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Legal challenge to placing Foley on ballot ends

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Libertarian candidate for governor has decided to end his legal challenge to putting Mike Foley's name on the November ballot as the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor.

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Politics & Elections
8:36 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Democrats hope to regain majority in Iowa House

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans hold a narrow majority in the Iowa House, but Democrats said Tuesday they are hoping they can flip some seats in November and take control.

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