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Government
1:52 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Fischer co-sponsors paid family leave measure

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer is co-sponsoring a bill that would give tax credits to employers who provide paid family leave.

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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
8:05 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Ernst looks to clinch Iowa GOP Senate nomination

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Once a long-shot candidate, Joni Ernst has emerged as a front-runner in the crowded field of Iowa Republicans hoping to succeed U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin.

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Nebraska
12:40 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

GOP Senate candidate Sasse resigns from university

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican Ben Sasse plans to resign as Midland University's president at the end of the year regardless of whether he wins a seat in the U.S. Senate in November.

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Government
2:30 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Sen. Fischer: VA Secretary should resign

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she doesn’t think VA Secretary Eric Shinseki has done enough in the wake of misconduct allegations.

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Politics & Elections
11:36 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Sasse, Domina win Senate primaries

Ben Sasse and Dave Domina will run for Nebraska’s open U.S. Senate seat.

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Politics & Elections
8:16 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Crowded primary ballot obscures Nebraska GOP fight

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican Shane Osborn's new television ad accuses his chief rival in the Nebraska Senate primary of supporting the 2010 federal health care law.

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Politics & Elections
5:58 am
Sat April 5, 2014

Sasse winning Neb. US Senate fundraising race

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ben Sasse is handily winning the fundraising game in the Republican primary race for Nebraska's open U.S. Senate seat.

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Government
1:52 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Sen. Fischer comments on State of the Union, farm bill

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she agrees with President Obama that Congress needs to take action on several initiatives this year.

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Politics & Elections
2:00 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Omaha attorney enters Senate race

An Omaha attorney is running for U.S. Senator Mike Johanns’ seat.

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