Former State Sen. Merton "Cap" Dierks, who died Friday from complications following a stroke, was "a gentleman, sincere and honest in every relationship."
Former State Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha has filed a complaint against a Dixon County judge who described himself as "old-fashioned" in denying an adoption petition for a same-sex married couple.
After a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Heartland Pride parade returned to Omaha Saturday morning.
A group of state senators criticized the proposal as the wrong solution to the state's traditionally high property taxes and contrary to local control of spending.
Ernie Chambers, Nebraska's longest-serving state senator, says he plans to remain an active advocate for the end of racism, a fair shake for the "downtrodden," and his many other causes.
Failure to investigate
Retired Navy Captain Rick Holdcroft has attacked State Sen. Carol Blood as a "radical Democrat" who is "too extreme for Nebraska" in a series …
State Sen. Ernie Chambers often includes poems in his Ernie Grams, photocopied missives regularly distributed to legislative colleagues and others.
MADISON, Wis. - Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., walked onstage here Friday under a gray sky with occasional specks of snow and launched into a full-on attack against President Donald Trump, labeling him a "pathological liar" in a state that was key to Trump's victory in 2016.
WASHINGTON — Republican Richard Uihlein and Democrat Tom Steyer have poured tens of millions of dollars into the 2018 campaign. And their poli…
Former Gov. Dave Heineman and about 25 current and past GOP officeholders joined Watermeier for his campaign announcement at the State Capitol.
Wayne said there needs to be a discussion about how much officials at the local level are being paid and whether the jobs the elected officials are doing should be considered part-time or full-time jobs.
WASHINGTON — When White House budget director Mick Mulvaney appeared before the House Budget Committee last week, the differences in the way D…
Sasse doesn’t represent my GOP
State senators passed several measures Monday in addition to Legislative Bill 75 that now will go to the governor's desk.
Workplace discrimination. Convention of the states. Lethal injection supplier secrecy. Voter ID. Medical marijuana.
From now on, priority bills will dominate lawmakers’ agenda. Priority bills, if advanced from committee, are virtually guaranteed debate on the floor.
The 52-47 nearly party-line vote capped weeks of divisive battles over Sessions, an early supporter of President Donald Trump and one of the Senate's most conservative lawmakers.
Conservatives ruled the opening day of the 2017 Nebraska Legislature, defeating moderates and Democrats to hold leadership positions.
There will be the temptation to see Hillary Clinton’s defeat as evidence that a woman can’t rise to the top. If we’re not careful, the dominan…
The list of elected Republican officials who want Donald Trump to abandon his presidential campaign or who say they will not vote for him is g…
Here’s how they cast their votes.