WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than a half-century, the voice emerging from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s monolithic, Beaux Arts-styled building near the White House was predictable: It was the embodiment of American business and, more specifically, a shared set of interests with the Republican Party.
Which Democrats are considering a run to face Rep. Don Bacon in 2022? There are as many potential candidates passing on the race as there are those who are interested.
Legalizing medical marijuana must be accompanied by a host of provisions to address the many complications, as experience in other states has shown, a Public Pulse writer says.
"Not only was it alarming to see the amount of people who rejected the idea of having a standardized sexual education, but the blatant transphobia and homophobia that some spoke."
The Nebraska Democratic Party on Friday condemned what they called a "dangerous and reckless attack" by the Omaha Young Republicans on State Sen. Machaela Cavanaugh of Omaha.
Mayor Jean Stothert received the most votes in every City Council district except northeast Omaha’s District 2 — where she was only 159 votes behind challenger Jasmine Harris.
The current fight goes back to the Kemp-Abrams gubernatorial election, with bitter argument continuing over it.
President Joe Biden drew a red line on his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan Wednesday, saying he is open to compromise on how to pay for the package but inaction is unacceptable.
He likely has only a two-year window to get any big proposals passed, the same as with both of his predecessors in office.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a powerful new tool, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has fresh options for potentially advancing President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package and other priorities past Republican obstruction in the 50-50 split Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Senate split 50-50, leaders of the Democratic majority are looking for ways to advance their priorities and President Joe Biden's agenda around the typical 60-vote threshold needed to overcome a filibuster by opponents.
Longtime Florida congressman and civil rights lawyer Alcee Hastings has died after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 84.
The Legislature must take more action to restrain the troubling growth in Nebraska's property tax burden.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With an appeal to think big, President Joe Biden is promoting his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan directly to Americans, summoning public support to push past the Republicans lining up against the massive effort they sum up as big taxes, big spending and big government.
The two parties aren't at war any longer over immense deficit spending. But mention Dr. Seuss, and the battle is on.
Why aren't reporters calling out the hypocrisy of Democratic senators who now call the filibuster a racist tool but eagerly resorted to it in the past when they were in the political minority?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Views of the nation’s economy are the rosiest they’ve been since the pandemic began more than a year ago, buoyed by Democrats feeling increasingly optimistic as President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief package is distributed across the country.
President Joe Biden outlined a huge $2.3 trillion plan Wednesday to reengineer the nation’s infrastructure in what he billed as “a once in a g…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are broadly supportive of President Joe Biden’s early handling of the coronavirus pandemic, a new poll finds, and approval of his stewardship of the economy has ticked up following passage of a sprawling $1.9 trillion relief bill.
An influx of early ballot requests compared to past city elections could help Omaha's upcoming primary set a voter-turnout record.
Both Republican incumbent Aimee Melton and Democratic challenger Sara Kohen are knocking on doors to boost turnout in the April 6 primary, even though both will advance to the May 11 general election.