MARGERY A. BECK

Nebraska's Ben Sasse faces heat at home for Trump stance

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It's been a long summer for Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse, the conservative Republican whose refusal to support GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has led to angry confrontations at local meetings, criticism from leaders in the state party and even death threats.

Sep. 3, 2016 1:23 PM EDT
Democrats eye Trump as way to siphon Nebraska electoral vote

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Democrats in Nebraska, the only state in the past century that has split its electoral votes between presidential candidates from two different parties, are hoping to do so again if the GOP remains divided over presumptive nominee Donald Trump.

May. 11, 2016 6:44 PM EDT