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Government
9:38 am
Tue January 15, 2013

NY Sen. Schumer backing Hagel nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential Senate Democrat says he will back President Barack Obama's choice of Chuck Hagel for the top job at the Pentagon.

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Government
7:19 pm
Sun January 13, 2013

GOP Senator: Hagel's temperament a concern

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator says he thinks the issue of "overall temperament" will come up during former Sen. Chuck Hagel's confirmation hearing to be defense secretary.

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Government
1:00 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Sen. Ben Nelson gives farewell speech

Sen. Ben Nelson, D-NE

U.S. Senator Ben Nelson says it’ll be difficult to walk away from that post after 12 years in federal office.

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2012 Election
11:06 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Deb Fischer elected to U.S. Senate

Republican State Senator Deb Fischer will be Nebraska’s new U.S. Senator.

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2012 Election
8:47 am
Thu November 1, 2012

U.S. Senate race could be tightening

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's U.S. Senate race that once appeared headed for a blowout has gotten newfound attention with a frenzy of spending on political ads and some polls showing the race could be tightening.

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Politics & Elections
2:23 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Jobs, health care, economic growth among topics at Senate debate

The candidates for Nebraska’s open U.S. Senate seat have very different ideas on how to grow the economy and create jobs.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Senate candidates to debate Friday in Omaha

The candidates for Nebraska’s open U.S. Senate seat are scheduled to participate Friday in their second debate.

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Politics & Elections
12:37 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

Kerrey: lack of action on new budget could lead to significant defense cuts

The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate says America’s armed forces could face significant cuts if Congress doesn’t act on the budget after the November election.

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Politics & Elections
1:11 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

GOP Senate candidate picks up business group's endorsement

GOP U.S. Senate candidate Deb Fischer.

The Republican candidate for Nebraska’s U.S. Senate seat, Deb Fischer, is being endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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Politics & Elections
1:33 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Senate candidates to debate in late September

The candidates for Nebraska’s open U.S. Senate seat will debate in Omaha later this month.

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