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In December 2010, the U.S. Senate with a Democrat majority failed to pass the DACA. At which time, five Democrat senators voted against the bill, including current Senator John Tester of Montana, and former Sen. Max Baucus, Sen. Kay Hagan, Sen. Ben Nelson, and Sen. Mark Pryor. Also, current Senator ...
Trump hopes Florida Gov. Rick Scott will challenge Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson -- and last week in what appeared to be an overt political gift, the Sunshine State received the only waiver from the administration's unpopular new policy on offshore drilling. But thus far Scott hasn't taken the reins on a Senate ...

Nebraska's junior senator, Republican Ben Sasse, previously served on the ag committee but gave it up a year ago, along with another committee, in order ... She questioned why Fischer had not sought a seat on the panel earlier in her five years in the Senate. ... Ben Nelson's agriculture advisory council.
Ben Nelson's childhood home is becoming part of the Heritage Square complex in McCook in southwest Nebraska. ... Nelson, who retired from the Senate in 2013, said the idea of donating his family home in McCook came from a tourism study calling for additional development of the community's political ...
Former Nebraska Governor and U.S. Senator Ben Nelson may soon have an enhanced presence along Norris Avenue, similar to and just a few houses down from the ... The McCook City Council unanimously approved a special exception request earlier this week allowing the boyhood home of Sen.
"I want to be on the Senate Agriculture Committee," she said, positioned to help protect and advance the interests of what she described as "the economic engine of our state." Neither Fischer nor Sen. Ben Sasse serves ... Ben Nelson was re-elected in 2006, Raybould said: "I love a challenge. I love a good ...

Last week triggered reminders of a Nebraska senator supplying the key vote clearing the path for historic legislation that helped define a recent presidency. Enter Ben Nelson and Bob Kerrey, Nebraska's most recent Democratic members of the Senate. The reminders come from The New York Times and ...
Nearly eight years ago, Ben Nelson cast a U.S. Senate vote in favor of a version of the Affordable Care Act, and he's still catching heat. The latest critic: President Donald Trump, who said this week that Democrats “ended up giving away the state of Nebraska” to win passage of the law in 2010.
LINCOLN — When his family decorated graves on Memorial Day in McCook, Ben Nelson said his father would always note the resting spot of U.S. Sen. ... Nelson, who retired from the Senate in 2013, said the idea of donating his family home in McCook came from a tourism study calling for additional ...
Ben Nelson, a Democrat from Nebraska, this bill has a Bob Corker kickback, a Republican senator from Tennessee, pushed through by our own Sen. ... Matheson, president of conservative think tank The Sutherland Institute, said, “Republican leadership in the Senate really lost control of the message.
Republicans already have a slim 52-48 voting majority in the Senate to work with. Republican ... That race to passage included marathon efforts to win over holdout Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak's vote and the so-called "Cornhusker Kickback" deal with then-Senator Ben Nelson from Nebraska.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Omaha attorney Steve Grasz to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, ending a contentious but relatively swift journey to a seat on the federal court. The 50-48 vote ... Sen. Ben Nelson and Deborah Gilg, who had been Obama's U.S. attorney for Nebraska.
The political climate of cannabis is changing. According to a recent Gallup poll, support for cannabis legalization amongst conservatives is at an all-time high, falling at a whopping 51 percent of Republicans. One of those conservative advocates is Krystal Gabel, who is running for Governor of Nebraska in ...
With Aubree Eliza Weaver. CRAIGSLIST HIRES ITS FIRST LOBBYISTS: Craigslist has hired former Rep. Rick Boucher (D-Va.) and four of his colleagues at Sidley Austin to lobby on an anti-sex trafficking bill. The bill, championed by Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) ...
People hold up signs of support for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Omaha mayoral candidate Heath Mello. Former presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., came to Omaha, Nebraska, to campaign for Omaha mayoral candidate Heath Mello at Baxter Arena on Thursday, April 20, 2017.
But that analysis didn't take into account the effects of eliminating the individual mandate in Obamacare, something the Senate bill would effectively do by ... Ben Nelson, D-Fla., would help insurers pay for the medical costs of the most expensive enrollees, and allow premiums to go down for other enrollees.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell joined by Sen. ... But it's actually then-Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell from December 2009, griping over what he saw as Democrats' efforts to rush health ... Ben Nelson (D-NE), which became known as the “Cornhusker Kickback,” to get Nelson's support.

Sen. Ben Sasse has urged his fellow members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to consider the broad support for Omaha attorney Steve Grasz in Nebraska as they consider whether to ... Sen. Ben Nelson and Deborah Gilg, who had been U.S. attorney for Nebraska under the Obama administration.
As a result of these revelations, the Senate Commerce Committee held ... After hearing this, Senator Ben Nelson went on to say that “rigorous” ...
As a result of these revelations, the Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on consumer data security yesterday. Among those who testified included ... After hearing this, Senator Ben Nelson went on to say that "rigorous" data security rules must be implemented. Nelson further explained that stiffer ...
Ben Nelson, a Democrat, wrote of Steve: ... of law during his hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, and we will confidently continue to ...
WASHINGTON — Senate Judiciary Committee members clearly split along party lines ... Ben Nelson, D-Neb., and former U.S. Attorney for Nebraska Deb Gilg.
Schiappa, who spent nearly three decades in the Senate, knows how members in the upper chamber think. .... then-Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) ...
WASHINGTON — Senate Judiciary Committee members clearly split ... Ben Nelson, D-Neb., and former U.S. Attorney for Nebraska Deb Gilg.
Jeers for Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson, and other senators, who bartered their votes on health care reform for sweetheart deals. Cheers to Maine ...
Senate leadership decided to use the budget reconciliation process to ... Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Nebraska, was one of at least three Democratic ...
Senators in the 24 even-numbered legislative districts are either up for re-election or ready to vacate their seats because of term limits. ... He recently named Theresa Thibodeau of Omaha to replace Sen. ... Sen. Ben Nelson.
Jeff Flake's speech on the Senate floor continued to be felt through the ... or Ben Nelson of Nebraska to preen for the cameras at times like this.
Omaha state Sen. ... In Lincoln, the Omaha senator has been a voice, a force and a factor, an independent senator ... Bob Krist's name recognition challenge is hardly unique: When Ben Nelson launched his first gubernatorial ...
Al Franken of Minnesota during a Senate hearing Wednesday. ..... Baghdad, IRAQ: US Senators Ben Nelson, D-Nebraska, (L) and Jeff ...
Kleeb disagrees and hopes to energize a party which hasn't won statewide since Ben Nelson won re-election to the United States Senate seat ...
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- The cast of Will & Grace is back in primetime on WOWT NBC Omaha after a 10 year absence. WOWT's Brian Mastre ...
Ben Nelson, D-Nebraska, and the “Louisiana Purchase,” a $300 million ... As long as Republicans control the House, Senate and White House ...
If the Paul effort fails, the leadership offered sweeteners to Senator Murkowski in ... deal offered and then withdrawn in shame to then-Senator Ben Nelson of ... bill unless the Senate would vote to overrule its parliamentarian.
... kickback” that preceded then Sen. Ben Nelson's decisive vote to pass the Affordable Care Act. ... They include Alaska, home to Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who is one of the undecided senators. As of this morning, the measure ...
Bill Cassidy (R-LA) admitted his legislation is dead if Sen. ... Two senators who, even though its going to be good for their state, they're not going ... was added for Nebraska to try to get Ben Nelson's vote and there was a great ...
If the Paul effort fails, the leadership offered sweeteners to Senator Murkowski in ... deal offered and then withdrawn in shame to then-Senator Ben Nelson of ... bill unless the Senate would vote to overrule its parliamentarian.
Sen. Graham is telling other senators that reports about a special deal ... Ben Nelson (D) that was ultimately removed from the Affordable Care ...
... ObamaCare in 2010, Senate Democrats added a Medicaid-specific provision for Nebraska to sweeten the deal for then senator, Ben Nelson.
The Senate's Obamacare repeal bill may protect Alaska and up to four other ... As recently as June, Sen. ... Ben Nelson (D) of Nebraska.
... debate over the Affordable Care Act. In 2010 Senate Democrats attempted to win support from conservative Democratic Senator Ben Nelson ...
Recognizing her path will be uphill in a state that has not elected a Democrat to the Senate since Sen. Ben Nelson was re-elected in 2006, ...
Enter Ben Nelson and Bob Kerrey, Nebraska's most recent ... The national defense authorization act approved by the Senate Armed Services ...
Ben Nelson on where Republicans stand on health care reform: “I ... said, decrying the decline of moderate centrists like himself in the Senate.
Nearly eight years ago, Ben Nelson cast a U.S. Senate vote in favor of a version of the Affordable Care Act, and he's still catching heat.
Already, one healthcare lobbyist said, the House is considering a punt to January to sort these issues out even though Collins secured Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's pledge to move CSR funding—through a compromise bill by Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) ...
Republicans finally rammed their tax bill through the House and the Senate on Tuesday. ... Republicans worked themselves into a spittle-flecked frenzy over a minor instance of patronage politics: a proposed small increase in Medicaid benefits for Nebraskans to win the vote of Sen. Ben Nelson (D).
Sen. Bob Corker, who was considered a potential 'no' vote on the bill, abruptly switched his position upon the release of the final legislation. Federal records ... WHAT IT MEANS: Remember the infamous Cornhusker Kickback [The Hill], the effort to appease Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska during the ...
Former Nebraska Governor and U.S. Senator Ben Nelson may soon have an enhanced presence along Norris Avenue, similar to and just a few houses down from the ... The McCook City Council unanimously approved a special exception request earlier this week allowing the boyhood home of Sen.
Ben Nelson that was part of the discussions, but ultimately dropped from the Affordable Care Act. But Johnson doesn't have to worry about his next election, having already said he won't seek a third term, and he doesn't feel any need to heed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., after leadership ...


 

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