Will minimum wage hike help sweep Nebraska Democrats into offices?

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  Nebraska, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Some Nebraska Democrats think the $1.4 million campaign to increase the state’s minimum wage could help sweep a Democrat into statewide office for the first time in years.

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Regent candidate has history of weighing in on Husker coaches

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

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A candidate for a seat on the University of Nebraska board of regents was critical of Husker coach Bo Pelini long before it became a campaign issue.

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$tatehouse sale: One Omaha seat alone costing more than $300,000

By   /  October 31, 2014  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments


It pays $33 a day—it’s costing at least $300,000.

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Tea party’s Frei finally joins Team Terry

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments


In the final hours of his toughest and at times strangest Capitol Hill campaign in 16 years, Republican Congressman Lee Terry is scrambling to shore up his GOP base—thousands of potential voters who refused to back him in the May primary election.

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D.C. insider: GOP’s Terry is Election Day underdog

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments


For the first time in 20 years a Democrat is favored, although just barely, to take the Omaha House seat.

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Nebraska governor in hot seat over prison scandals

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

AP Photo/Nati Harnik

Sen. Steve Lathrop accused the governor of putting so much pressure on his prison system by refusing to build more beds that his corrections staff illegally created a furlough program that allowed violent criminals to get out of prison.

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