With Election Day four months away the Omaha race for Congress is starting to take shape and its shaping up to be a street fight.
On Thursday Democrat Tom White accused Congressman Lee Terry (NE-R) of “putting Wall Street ahead of Main Street.” Terry fired back that White is simply following Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s “orders to a tee.”
At issue is Terry’s vote against a bill Democrats describe as “comprehensive Wall Street reform” and includes a limit on bonuses to bank executives at banks that were bailed out by the taxpayers. Terry says he voted against the plan because it’s a “job killer.”
During a news conference at his campaign headquarters at 49th and Dodge, White insisted Terry doesn’t care about the little guy.
At the same time though when questioned by Nebraska Watchdog, White defended Senator Ben Nelson’s (NE-D) recent vote that will leave millions of “little guys” cut-off from any additional unemployment benefits.
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Reported by Joe Jordan, firstname.lastname@example.org