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Nebraska has 25 delegates and five super-delegates at stake when Democrats caucus Saturday.

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.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Republican State Central Committee has voted to hold its state convention in June, a month earlier than previously scheduled.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks in Omaha

Feb 3, 2013

The Governor of Wisconsin says Republicans must be optimistic and relevant at both the national and local levels.

The federal deficit was on the minds of the GOP candidates for Nebraska’s Second Congressional District at a debate Friday. The Omaha Press Club and League of Women Voters sponsored the debate.

Incumbent Congressman Lee Terry has three challengers. One is financial advisor Brett Lindstrom. UNO mathematics professor Jack Heidel and former Douglas County Republican Party Chairman Glenn Freeman are also running for Congress. 

After caucus, focus turns to May 15th primary election

Apr 16, 2012

A Nebraska Republican Party official says a presidential nominating caucus isn’t something party leaders are likely to consider.

The Nebraska Democratic Party on Saturday held its second presidential caucus. Unlike in 2008, Democratic caucus-goers had one presidential candidate to choose from this time.

 

Voters in Nebraska’s Second Congressional District have opportunities Thursday and Friday to hear from the candidates.

The Sierra Club of Nebraska is sponsoring a candidate forum Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Omaha. The forum will focus on environmental issues and public transportation. Democratic candidates Gwen Howard and John Ewing, and Republican candidates Jack Heidel and Glenn Freeman, will participate in tonight’s forum.

A UNO political scientist expects all four GOP presidential candidates will stay in the race following Super Tuesday.

Results of the ten Super Tuesday primaries were split. In Ohio, GOP candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum were locked in a close race. Santorum, Romney, and Newt Gingrich all picked up wins, and delegates.

Nebraska lawmakers respond to State of the Union address

Jan 25, 2012

Nebraska’s Second District Congressman and two U.S. Senators say they support the further development of domestic sources of energy.

Omaha, NE – The former chairman of the Douglas County Republican Party is seeking the GOP nomination for the Second Congressional District.

Glenn Freeman announced his candidacy last week. Freeman is the third challenger to incumbent Congressman Lee Terry in the Second District race. Financial Advisor and former Husker Quarterback Brett Lindstrom, and UNO mathematics department chairman Jack Heidel, are also candidates.

Freeman says his campaign will focus on the national deficit and state sovereignty.

Nearly 123,000 Iowans voted in GOP caucus

Jan 4, 2012

Omaha, NE – A UNO political scientist says the results of Tuesday night's Iowa caucus show divisions in the state's Republican party.

Eight votes separated the caucus winner, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, from second-place finisher Rick Santorum, a former Senator from Pennsylvania. Nearly 123,000 Iowans participated in the GOP caucus.

Caucus day in Iowa

Jan 3, 2012

Omaha, NE – The Pottawattamie County Republican Party is preparing for more than double the turnout at Tuesday's caucus than in 2008.

The caucus begins at 7pm. It's the first vote in the nation for GOP presidential candidates. Naomi Leinen, co-chairman of the Pottawattamie County Republican Party, says they won't be endorsing a candidate.

GOP candidate Mitt Romney visits Council Bluffs

Jan 1, 2012

Omaha, NE – With the Iowa caucus happening Tuesday evening, candidates are spending a lot of time traveling through the Hawkeye State making last-minute pitches to voters.