Articles Tagged 'Jon Bruning'
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.
Officials… READ MORE
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 big… READ MORE
Neb. attorney general won’t defend abortion-screening law
By Timberly Ross-Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) â€” Nebraska’s attorney general will not defend in court a new state law requiring health screenings for women seeking abortions, effectively preventing the controversial law from ever going into effect, according to his spokeswoman and court documents filed Wednesday.
Attorney General Jon Bruning agreed to a permanent federal injunction against enforcement of the… READ MORE
GOP State Officials to Try Blocking Healthcare Law in Court
Unsuccessful in the legislative arena, opponents of the sprawling healthcare bill passed by the House pledged Monday to open a second front, saying they would… READ MORE