Nebraska tea party activists at odds over Sasse, Osborn

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  Nebraska  /  No Comments


While several national Tea Party groups have endorsed Ben Sasse in Nebraska’s Senate race, a group of 52 Nebraska Tea Partiers say they don’t speak for them.

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Sasse outraises Osborn in final quarter before primary

By   /  April 4, 2014  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

U.S. Senate candidate Ben Sasse says he raised over $850,000 in the first three months of 2014, dwarfing the $550,000 presumed frontrunner Shane Osborn said he raised in the final quarter before the May primary election.

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Nebraska Senate race: Tea party vs. K Street

By   /  April 3, 2014  /  Nebraska WatchBlog  /  No Comments

Shane Osborn, Ben Sasse

Some say the Nebraska Senate race is shaping up to be a Tea Party versus K Street brawl. Here’s why.

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Poll has Nebraska Senate race in dead heat

By   /  February 5, 2014  /  Alabama, Nebraska WatchBlog  /  No Comments


By Deena Winter | Nebraska Watchdog
Updated 3:18 p.m. Feb. 12
LINCOLN, Neb. – A new poll has the U.S. Senate race tightening considerably, with political newcomer Ben Sasse in a statistical dead heat with former State Treasurer Shane Osborn.
We’d heard someone was polling Nebraska races recently, and sure enough today the results of a new poll [...]

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Senate Conservatives Fund invests $227,000 in Sasse

By   /  January 3, 2014  /  Nebraska WatchBlog  /  No Comments

Midland University President Ben Sasse

By Deena Winter | Nebraska Watchdog
LINCOLN, Neb. – A national conservative group that is working to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has invested nearly $227,000 in Republican Ben Sasse’s campaign so far.
The Senate Conservatives Fund announced Friday it invested $2 million five U.S. Senate campaigns in the last quarter of 2013, with Sasse receiving [...]

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