Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
2:56 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Minimum wage measure qualifies for Nebraska ballot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed ballot measure to increase Nebraska's minimum wage has qualified for the November ballot.

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Politics & Elections
8:13 am
Thu August 14, 2014

Iowa governor candidates meet for first debate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad and Democratic challenger Jack Hatch are set to face off in their first debate.

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Politics & Elections
8:35 am
Mon August 11, 2014

Lincoln man files for Nebraska US Senate race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln man running on the "Tax Wall Street Party" ticket has submitted signatures to try to qualify for Nebraska's U.S. Senate race.

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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Sen. Fischer talks about August work session, Senate priorities

Nebraska’s Congressional delegation has returned home for the August work session.

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Politics & Elections
10:02 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Nebraska Supreme Court to hear ballot challenge

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has agreed to hear a legal challenge to a statewide ballot measure that could allow electronic betting on previously recorded horse races.

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Politics & Elections
2:32 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Bipartisan group of lawmakers to visit southern border

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer will travel to Texas Thursday evening to learn more about the immigration crisis at the southern border.

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Politics & Elections
12:39 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Lawsuit targets Nebraska horse racing measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska anti-gambling group has filed a lawsuit to keep off the November ballot a measure that would allow betting on previously recorded horse races shown on machines that resemble casino slots.

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Politics & Elections
8:15 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Democrat Jack Hatch has $183,000 in campaign fund

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Jack Hatch has just $183,000 in the bank for his campaign for governor, putting him at an extreme disadvantage against Republican Gov. Terry Branstad, who has amassed $4 million.

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Politics & Elections
1:24 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Braley has $2.7 million in bank for Senate bid

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley has $2.7 million in the bank for his general election campaign.

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Politics & Elections
12:55 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Appel reports more than $725,000 for House race

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Staci Appel says she has more than $725,000 in the bank for her run in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

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