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Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse kicks off re-election campaign

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska kicked off his re-election campaign Monday surrounded by top Republicans who vouched for the first-term lawmaker, despite a primary challenge from an activist who is attacking Sasse's frequent criticism of President Donald Trump.

Aug. 5, 2019 8:33 PM EDT
GOP attempt to change Nebraska's electoral vote system fails

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Republican attempt to reinstate the winner-take-all system for Nebraska's presidential electors was thwarted Tuesday by a legislative filibuster, derailing a GOP effort to increase the chances of their 2016 presidential nominee winning all five of the state's votes.

Apr. 12, 2016 4:51 PM EDT