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Brad Ashford to get challenge from fellow Democrat? It’s a ‘possibility’

By   /  January 15, 2015  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments


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“Scott Kleeb for Congress” challenging Rep. Brad Ashford, in the 2016 Democratic Primary.
It’s far from official but Nebraska Watchdog has learned there’s a “possibility” a fellow Democrat—maybe Kleeb?— could try to send Ashford packing.

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Secret statehouse votes equals public drama

By   /  January 15, 2015  /  Nebraska, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

nebraska state capitol

The heavily Republican Nebraska legislature appears poised to issue another smack-down to the Nebraska Republican Party.

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Campaign cash schemes targeted — again

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments

Former Sen. Brenda Council

More than two years since former State Sen. Brenda Council found herself in the middle of a campaign-cash scandal which eventually helped squeeze her out of office, at least one state lawmaker continues her seemingly uphill push to end any similar schemes.

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Deadly boarding house fire exposes safety hole in city records

By   /  January 13, 2015  /  Nebraska, Uncategorized  /  No Comments


A deadly pre-Christmas fire, which poured heavy black smoke into a south side boarding house killing two, has exposed a major safety hole in city hall’s record keeping operations.

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It’s all but official: Republicans sent Brad Ashford to Capitol Hill

By   /  January 12, 2015  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments

Terry and Ashford

If there was any doubt—and there wasn’t a lot—it’s now all but official: the GOP’s Lee Terry lost to Democrat Brad Ashford because plenty of Republican voters turned their back on their 8-term incumbent.Congressman. What does it mean for 2016?

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Brad Ashford plans to vote for Keystone XL pipeline

By   /  January 7, 2015  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments


Welcome to Washington, Mr. Ashford.

Just one day after taking the oath of office Omaha’s new Congressman, Democrat Brad Ashford, is under fire—friendly and not so friendly.

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