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Nebraska senators play a significant role

Story by Emily Younger, NewsNetNebraska Nebraska State Senator Ken Schilz speaks during the 2011 legislative session. Photo: Nebraska Legislature Nebraska native Neleigh Frandsen considers herself to be fairly knowledgeable when it comes to state...

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Could Nebraska be a ‘blue’ state?

Video by Jake Sorensen, NewsNetNebraska It’s been 48 years since a Democratic presidential candidate won the majority of Nebraska’s Electoral College votes.  That’s why many people would say Nebraska is a Republican state. What...

Fischer, Kerrey meet for final Nebraska U.S. Senate debate 0

Fischer, Kerrey meet for final Nebraska U.S. Senate debate

Nebraska Senate candidates Deb Fischer and Sen. Bob Kerrey met for the third and final time Monday. NewsNetNebraska live-tweeted the debate.

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Negative ads make up majority of campaign commercials

Video by Brandon Olson, NewsNetNebraska Negative campaign advertisements are nothing new. But just how prominent are these antagonistic ads? Negative advertisements make up about 80 percent of campaign ads in this election cycle. That amounts...

Kerrey leans on name recognition in race for U.S. Senate 0

Kerrey leans on name recognition in race for U.S. Senate

Story by Jake Sorensen, NewsNetNebraska Former governor Bob Kerrey hopes name recognition helps him win Nebraska’s U.S. Senate race. Republican challenger Deb Fischer believes that people’s recognition of Kerrey will hurt him. So how...

Early voting provides flexibility for Nebraska students 0

Early voting provides flexibility for Nebraska students

Story and photos by Christina Condreay, NewsNetNebraska Four years ago, just 48 percent of Americans 18 to 24 voted, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Compare that to the more than 65 percent of...

Nebraska U.S. Senate hopefuls Kerrey and Fischer square-off in second debate 0

Nebraska U.S. Senate hopefuls Kerrey and Fischer square-off in second debate

Fischer and Kerrey spent their second U.S. Senate debate on issues including health care, social security, abortion, the military and changing politics in Washington D.C. Story and photos by Jake Sorensen and Michael Sholes,...