June 21, 2024

Nebraska Governor Backs Conservative-Led Effort to Award All of State’s Electoral Votes to Statewide Presidential Winner

Nebraska Governor Backs Conservative-Led Effort to Award All of State’s Electoral Votes to Statewide Presidential Winner AP Photo/Wilson Ring Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen (R) has backed a conservative-led effort to award all of the state’s electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins statewide. Though Nebraska has been a Republican stronghold for years, the state’s

Nebraska GOP Gains ‚ÄėFilibuster Proof’ Majority in Unicameral Legislature After Democrat Switches Parties

Nebraska State Sen. Mike McDonnell (R-5) announced he is fleeing the Democrat party to become a Republican, giving the GOP what U.S. Sen. Pete Ricketts (R-NE) calls a ‚Äúfilibuster-proof majority‚ÄĚ in Nebraska‚Äôs unicameral legislature. McDonnell‚Äôs party change bears major implications for local and national politics as the state is on the verge of moving to

Nebraska Legislature finally passes a bill, amidst progressive filibusters

With only 26 days left in the 90-day legislative session, Nebraska lawmakers have finally passed a single bill. Now they have only about 200 left to go. In any other year, the Nebraska Legislature would have passed dozens of bills by now. But it has been hamstrung by progressive lawmakers filibustering every bill before the […]

Report: 9 Cities in Texas, Nebraska Become ‘Sanctuaries for the Unborn’

Nine cities in Nebraska and Texas voted to become ‚Äúsanctuary cities for the unborn‚ÄĚ during the midterm elections, contrasting some state-level ballot initiative failures with earnest local pro-life wins. On November 8, four Texas cities and six Nebraska villages voted on local ballot measures that would outlaw abortions in their jurisdictions, Director of Right to

Nebraska lawmaker backs states right but also supports federal abortion ban ‘on principle’

“The voters get to decide. They get to decide by selecting representatives at the state and the federal level,” Don Bacon said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” | Nati Harnik/AP Photo Republican Rep. Don Bacon, up for reelection in a competitive seat in Nebraska, said Sunday he supports a federal abortion ban ‚Äúon principle‚ÄĚ after…

Sen. Sasse Faces Mounting Opposition by Nebraska Republicans for Anti-Trump Statements

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) listens as Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington on Sep. 27, 2018. (Tom Williams/AFP via Getty Images) Politics Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) is facing a […]

WATCH: Antifa Protesters Harass, Assault Police Supporters in Nebraska

Antifa protesters harassed and assaulted pro-police demonstrators in Omaha, Nebraska, during a weekend of street action. The anti-cop protests followed the officer-involved shooting death of an armed black man who allegedly resisted arrest and pulled a gun Thursday night. Omaha police supporters came out during the second night of protests by anti-police groups after officers…

Trump wins Nebraska primary

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is projected to win the Nebraska primary. The last man standing in the GOP race also won West Virginia‚Äôs primary on Tuesday as he marches to the nomination. Earlier in the day, Ted Cruz floated the possibility of restarting his presidential campaign if he won Nebraska‚Äôs primary, though he […]