Illegal Alien Removed from US 7 Times Crashes Van, Kills Father of 3
A prosecutor said Tuesday that Nemias Garcia-Velasco, 32, charged in the death of a passenger in a fiery July 5 crash, has been removed from…READ MORE
Clinton announces Keystone XL pipeline opposition, sides with environmentalists over unions
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday announced her opposition to the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ending months of hedging on the issue.
Nebraska, Oklahoma in border war with Colorado over marijuana
On the front door of the 20,000-square-foot marijuana dispensary here is a laminated sign warning every customer: “It is illegal to sell or transport marijuana…READ MORE
Key court approves Keystone’s route through Nebraska
The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday struck down a lower court’s challenge to the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, handing a key victory to proponents of the project.
The decision overturns a lower court’s ruling that had sided with landowners challenging Keystone’s path through Nebraska. The lower court said a 2012 law that allowed Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R) to greenlight…READ MORE
Nelson, Young headline Nebraska concert against Keystone pipeline
(Reuters) – Veteran musicians Willie Nelson and Neil Young are teaming up for a benefit concert in Nebraska to raise funds in the fight……READ MORE
Lee Terry’s Seat Gives Republicans Heartburn in Nebraska
Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., could be in a heap of political trouble this year — again.
Earlier this month, Terry posted a lackluster primary performance, winning his party’s nod by just 8 points over a lesser-known competitor. Since then, a conservative spoiler has entered the November race with Terry and the Democratic nominee, state Sen. Brad Ashford.
That’s made…READ MORE
Tea Party hopes for Neb. revival
The Tea Party is looking to Tuesday’s Republican Senate primary in Nebraska to revive their primary hopes after stumbling out of the gate in last week’s contests.
National Tea Party groups went all-in for Midland University President Ben Sasse in the a four-way Senate primary to succeed retiring Sen. Mike Johanns (R ). Tuesday’s outcome won’t affect control of the…READ MORE
FreedomWorks endorsement shift shakes up Nebraska GOP Senate primary
FreedomWorks on Friday withdrew its endorsement of Shane Osborn in Nebraska’s Republican Senate primary, saying he has turned his back on grassroots Republicans and is now tied to the GOP establishment, and announced they were instead backing Ben Sasse.
The move is a major blow to Mr. Osborn, whose campaign earlier this month told The Washington Times that FreedomWorks’ endorsement…READ MORE
No clear-cut leader in Nebraska Republican primary
Tea party and conservative groups have been able to pick a clear favorite in most of this year’s Senate GOP primaries — but that’s not the case in Nebraska, where four candidates, all claiming conservative bragging rights, are running.
It’s a contest that has produced a fascinating split of major political figures and key interest groups, in a race conservatives…READ MORE
Palin endorses Sasse for Nebraska Senate
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) has endorsed Midland University President Ben Sasse for Senate in Nebraska.
Sasse is one of two front-runners in a four-way Republican primary for the seat left open with Sen. Mike Johanns’s (R-Neb.) retirement.
Palin, in her endorsement, called Sasse the “clear conservative choice” in the race, citing a National Review cover story that…READ MORE