Articles Tagged 'Deb Fischer'
Nebraska’s US Senate race could be tightening
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska’s U.S. Senate race that once appeared headed for a blowout has gotten newfound attention with a frenzy of spending on political ads and some polls showing the race could be tightening.
With less than a week to go before Election Day, Republican Deb Fischer is banking on her association with the state’s most popular Republicans.…
Steve Martin comes to Senate candidate’s aid with ‘wad of paper’ video
By John Brandt, FoxNews.com
Comedian Steve Martin may be the closest thing America has to a Renaissance man: actor, novelist, screenwriter, musician, and now, home crafts expert. The man of many talents has also used his web video skills to create a memorable YouTube endorsement for Nebraska Senate candidate Bob Kerrey.
In it, Martin goes through a drawn-out routine…
Nebraska Senate candidates spar at debate, promise compromise if elected
By Ben Wolfgang-The Washington Times
In a bid to attract crucial independent votes, both candidates for Nebraskaâ€™s open Senate seat are stressing their willingness to buck their own party when necessary.
At a debate in Grand Island, Neb., on Saturday, Republican candidate Deb Fischer said she wouldnâ€™t have voted for the Paul Ryan budget plan, the GOPâ€™s latest fiscal…
Sarah Palin: Senate kingmaker
By DAVID CATANESE | Politico.com
CLEVELAND, Mo. â€” Sarah Palin, Senate kingmaker, is at it again.
Riding a four-endorsement winning streak in Republican Senate…
Nebraska GOP chooses Senate challenger for Kerrey
By PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Bob Kerrey won the Democratic nomination for Nebraska’s open U.S. Senate seat Tuesday while Republicans decided a tight three-way race that reflected the divisions within the GOP.
Kerrey, a former senator seeking another turn on Capitol Hill in one of the year’s most contested Senate races, easily captured the Democrats’ nomination.…
Deb Fischer Surges as Republicans Fight to Finish Line
By Steve White, Nebraska.tv
The man to beat for U.S. Senate may be a woman. Deb Fischer surges as the race attracts national attention and big money from a prominent family. Jon Bruning may still be the frontrunner but it’s far from decided.
Some credit belongs to a formerÂ Alaska Governor.
Plus remember the name Pete Ricketts? He spent…
Outside group airs $200k in anti-Bruning ads in Nebraska
By MAGGIE HABERMAN | Politico
The Nebraska U.S. Senate primary race between Deb Fischer and AG Jon Bruning is wrapping up, and a third-party group that hadn’t stated its preferred candidate has nouw bought $200,000 worth of statewide ad time – with a spot called “Him: Anyone but Bruning.”
The group Ending Spending, created by Joe Ricketts, a former…