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Nebraska state senator is 1st Democrat in governor's race

Sep. 13, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator and former Bellevue City Council member became the first Democrat to announce a bid for governor Monday. State Sen. Carol Blood promised to try to unite Nebraskans. “I love Nebraska, but I know we can do...

Panel settles on 2 sets of congressional, legislative maps

Sep. 09, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers who are redrawing the state's political boundaries settled on two sets of congressional and legislative maps on Thursday and braced for a wave of criticism that's expected next week when they present the proposals to the public. ...

Nebraska governor hopeful Herbster loses running mate

Jul. 27, 2021 17:59 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The running mate for Nebraska governor hopeful Charles Herbster announced Tuesday that she's bowing out of the race, citing the time commitment required to campaign. Theresa Thibodeau, a former state lawmaker and Douglas County Republican Party...