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May 27 2015
Headline RoundupVox Wall Street Journal (News) Newsmax (News)
May 11 2022
The results are in for the 2022 primaries in West Virginia and Nebraska.
In West Virginia, Rep. Alex Mooney, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, defeated Rep. David McKinley in a primary where two incumbents faced each other due to redistricting. In Nebraska, two Trump-backed incumbents won their primaries — Reps. Adrian Smith and Carol Miller. Jim Pillen won thePolitico The Hill Washington Examiner
May 11 2022
Nebraska and West Virginia held high-profile primaries that served as tests of former President Trump’s lingering sway among GOP voters.
University of Nebraska Regent Jim Pillen won the GOP nod over businessman Charles Herbster, who ran with Trump’s endorsement, and state Sen. Brett Lindstrom, who cast himself as a more pragmatic Republican. In West Virginia, hard-liner Rep. AlexThe Hill
May 10 2022
Nebraska and West Virginia are holding May’s second round of primaries Tuesday and will offer yet more tea leaves for this November and the state of both parties.
Nebraska is hosting a competitive GOP gubernatorial race, and two West Virginia House incumbents are squaring off in a Republican primary after redistricting lumped them together. In Nebraska, businessman Charles HerbsterThe Hill
Sep 21 2020
A Nebraska bar owner who was indicted in the fatal shooting of a Black Lives Matter protester in May took his own life on Sunday. Jake Gardner was indicted by a grand jury on Sept. 15 in connection with the shooting of James Scurlock; the indictment came after Douglas County District Attorney Don Kleine cleared Gardner on June 1, saying he acted in self-defense after Scurlock attacked him.The Daily Wire The Hill New York Times (News)
Oct 10 2020
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden appears poised to flip Nebraska’s critical 2nd Congressional District in November, giving Democrats hope in a red state that doles out Electoral College votes per congressional district.
A poll conducted for the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) PAC released this week showed Biden with support from 53 percent of likely voters in theThe Hill
Jan 14 2020
Republican lawmakers in Nebraska want to require all voters to show valid identification before accessing the ballot box.
The legislation, introduced last week, would amend the state's Constitution to require poll workers to review photo IDs to verify each person's identity before allowing them to vote. If passed by the Republican-controlled, unicameral Legislature, the provision wouldThe Fulcrum
May 16 2018
A good night for women, while Rick Saccone loses again.Vox
May 15 2018
Tuesday's primary elections will begin to settle swing state Pennsylvania's chaotic congressional landscape after a court fight ended with redrawn districts just three months ago.CBS News (Online)
Mar 02 2015
A federal judge has ruled Nebraska's statewide ban on gay marriage unconstitutional.
U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon issued the ruling Monday, saying county clerks will be permitted to begin issuing gay marriage licenses on March 9.
"[A]ll relevant state officials are ordered to treat same-sex couples the same as different sex couples in the context of processing a marriageHuffPost