10:55 PM, Nov 6, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Republican Senate candidate Deb Fischer of Nebraska has defeated her Democratic opponent, former governor and former senator Bob Kerrey, according to CBS News.
Fischer, a state senator from Valentine, won a come-from-behind victory in her three-way Republican primary. She will succeed Democrat Ben Nelson, who chose not to seek reelection.
4:12 PM, Oct 30, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Former Nebraska senator and governor Bob Kerrey, the Democrat who is running for his old Senate seat to replace retiring Democrat Ben Nelson, said he would vote for Nevada's Harry Reid for majority leader if he is elected. Appearing on KFAB radio in Omaha Tuesday morning, Kerrey was asked if he would support Reid for majority leader.
"Well, yes," Kerrey said. "I'll organize with the Democrats."
5:35 PM, Sep 13, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Republican Senate candidate Deb Fischer of Nebraska has a new television ad out. "In Nebraska we solve problems by governing responsibly and sticking to our principles," Fischer says in the ad. "Time Washington did the same." Watch the ad below:
2:20 PM, Jul 16, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Deb Fischer, the Republican Senate candidate in Nebraska, is out with her campaign's first general election advertisement. The 30-second ad highlights Fischer's Nebraska values and roots, as opposed to the "out of touch" Bob Kerrey, her Democratic opponent and a former U.S. Senator. Watch the ad below:
9:44 AM, May 18, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
A new ad from Crossroads GPS is targeting Nebraska Democrat Bob Kerrey for his support for the Wall Street bailout of 2008. "Bob Kerrey supported the Wall Street bailout while serving on the board of a company that tried to exploit it," the voiceover reads. Watch the ad below:
4:00 PM, May 17, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
On Tuesday night, Nebraska state senator Deb Fischer unexpectedly won the Republican primary over a better-funded establishment favorite, attorney general Jon Bruning. Folks curious to know just who Fischer is might want to watch a few her debates with her Republican primary opponents—many are available on YouTube. Fischer’s performances reveal a serious conservative, with populist tendencies.
7:00 PM, May 14, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Could Nebraska be the next state to select a conservative underdog in a Senate primary? Sixty-one year old Deb Fischer, a Nebraska state senator, had been a long-shot candidate for the GOP nomination for Senate against the better funded state attorney general, Jon Bruning, and the more well known state treasurer Don Stenberg.
12:18 PM, Mar 29, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Nebraska Republican attorney general Jon Bruning, the leading candidate to replace retiring Democratic senator Ben Nelson, has a new TV advertisement running statewide for the next two weeks.
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