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.
Voters head to the polls Tuesday to winnow down the field of candidates running for mayor and City Council. The top two candidates in each primary race will advance to the May 11 general election.
One of Mayor Jean Stothert’s main challengers, Democrat RJ Neary, kept pace with Stothert's fundraising in 2020, but the mayor has been building a war chest since she won reelection in 2017.
The House and Senate appear poised to pass a roughly $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill on Monday. A bipartisan group of lawmakers helped break the logjam between negotiators.
Randall Adkins held the title of Associate Dean in College of Arts and Sciences. According to University of Nebraska-Omaha payroll records, Ad…
WASHINGTON — GOP Rep. Don Bacon is headed back to Congress for a third term after defeating Democratic challenger Kara Eastman for the second time.
WASHINGTON — The campaign cash just keeps flowing in the congressional race in Nebraska's 2nd District, with combined spending by both candida…
Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts entered the new year with a campaign war chest 100 times larger than challenger Bob Krist's.
Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts entered the new year with a campaign war chest 100 times larger than challenger Bob Krist’s.
Democratic congressional candidate Brad Ashford has picked up a spot on the national Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s list of candidates considered to have the best shot at unseating a Republican.
Many of the chapters close with recommendations on everything from cutting down on junk food to exercising more, from awakening a child’s love of travel to fostering an addiction to reading.
As Mayor Jean Stothert and challenger Heath Mello make their final pitches to voters, a few things are sure: The 2017 Omaha mayoral race has b…
As Mayor Jean Stothert and challenger Heath Mello make their final pitches to voters, a few things are sure: The 2017 Omaha mayoral race has been competitive, divisive and expensive.
Do we need national political figures from the left and the right imposing their views on non-municipal issues into the May 9 election of our mayor — a race that is officially nonpartisan?
Each of them has raised more than any previous mayoral candidate at this point in the election cycle, and it could become the most expensive Omaha mayoral race ever.
Loree Bykerk earned a doctorate, wrote two books and served as the first female chair of the political science department at the University of…
Bykerk, the first female chair of the university's political science department, died at age 69 on Nov. 30 after a nine-year battle with lung cancer.
Stothert says her priorities for her second four-year term would be enhancing public safety, improving transportation and managing the city’s finances well.
Don Bacon’s 12,200-vote Sarpy edge over incumbent Rep. Brad Ashford, D-Neb., was more than enough to offset Ashford’s 6,600-vote advantage in Douglas County, based on unofficial vote counts as of Wednesday.