Senator’s controversial comment draws beefed up security to Capitol

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  Nebraska, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

Sen. Ernie Chambers

The Nebraska State Patrol assigned extra security at the state capitol Thursday and Friday in the wake of Sen. Ernie Chambers’ controversial comments comparing police to ISIS terrorists.

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State senator won’t back down, apologize for saying he’d shoot a cop

By   /  March 26, 2015  /  Nebraska, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers defiantly stood on the floor of the Nebraska Legislature Thursday and rejected many of his colleagues’ calls for him to apologize – or even resign – for comparing cops to ISIS terrorists and suggesting he’d shoot a cop if he weren’t nonviolent and had a gun.

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Poll: Should senator who said he’d shoot a cop resign?

By   /  March 26, 2015  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

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Officials call on senator to apologize for comparing cops to ISIS

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

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Omaha Sen. Beau McCoy took to the floor of the Legislature Wednesday to demand an apology from fellow Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers, who on Friday compared cops to ISIS terrorists and said if he had a gun he’d use it on a cop.

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Nebraska senator compares police to ISIS, says he’d shoot a cop

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Nebraska, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Nebraska Sen. Ernie Chambers said during a legislative hearing Friday that an ISIS mentality can be found in America because police have a license to terrorize and kill citizens, and if he had a gun he’d use it on police.

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Nebraska scores well on ‘transparency’, follow the money critics want more

By   /  March 24, 2015  /  Nebraska, Transparency  /  No Comments

campaign cash

When it comes to following the money—at least some money— a new report gives the State of Nebraska high marks.
But the report only covers state spending and does not include “Deep Throat’s” original call to follow the money— campaign contributions.

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