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Government
2:22 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Sen. Fischer opposed to funding mechanism for unemployment insurance measure

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she’s opposed to advancing a bill that would extend unemployment insurance benefits for three months.

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Government
12:47 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Sen. Harkin discusses legislative priorities for 2014

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, D-IA

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa says education and jobs will be among his priorities next year.

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Politics & Elections
2:18 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Omaha attorney considering run for U.S. Senate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Omaha attorney David Domina is eyeing a bid for an open U.S. Senate seat in Nebraska.

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Politics & Elections
3:37 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley to run for re-election

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley says he'll seek a seventh term in 2016.

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Government
2:30 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Farm bill extension set to expire September 30th

Nebraska’s senior U.S. Senator says Congress needs to work out a new, five-year farm bill.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Council Bluffs Finance Director running for State Senate

Iowa's State Senate districts.
Credit www.legis.iowa.gov

Council Bluffs’ Finance Director says he’ll run for Iowa Senate next year.

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Government
12:37 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Sen. Fischer supports President Obama's nominee for Stratcom commander

President Obama’s nominee to lead U.S. Strategic Command is one step closer to Senate confirmation.

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Government
2:19 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

Sen. Fischer travels to Middle East

Sen. Deb Fischer, R-NE

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says members of the Armed Services Committee had “blunt, honest conversations” during a recent mission to the Middle East.

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Government
10:56 am
Wed June 19, 2013

State Senator sentenced for DUI

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A state senator has been sentenced after pleading guilty to drunken driving in his northwest Omaha district.

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Government
8:13 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Sen. Fischer opposed to immigration reform bill in its current form

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she does not support a new immigration reform bill.

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