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Dem Makes Big 2012 Decision

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. Bob Kerrey (D-Neb.), reversing his decision from just weeks ago, has decided to run for his old seat in 2012, according to multiple media ...

Dem Makes Decision On Key 2012 Senate Race

AP | MARGERY A. BECK | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics

OMAHA, Neb. — Former Sen. Bob Kerrey on Tuesday rejected a comeback run for Senate, dashing Democrats' hopes of holding a coveted Nebraska seat ...

Anti-Earmark Senator Ranked 'Top Porker'

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

Claire McCaskill Ranked Top Porker Citizens Against Government Waste announced its list of the six worst "porkers" of last year, and Sen. Claire Mc...

Group Left High And Dry

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel & Abby Phillip | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

A new group that hopes to tap into a rising appetite for a third-party presidential challenger has discovered that $30 million in secret cash can buy ...

Bad News For GOP Senator In Battleground Race

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) will face another primary challenger in the U.S. Senate race in Virginia, and this one could cause problems for him A...

Top Dem Mulls Comeback, Raising Democratic Hopes For 2012

AP | MARGERY BECK and HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

OMAHA, Neb. — More than a decade after he left this heartland state for New York City, former Sen. Bob Kerrey is considering an improbable comeb...

Dems' Best Chance Of Replacing Ben Nelson Mulls A Run

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

As the 2012 elections loom, both parties are starting to pour resources into congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Former Dem Governor Could Seek Ben Nelson's Seat

AP | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Former Nebraska governor and senator Bob Kerrey said Friday he's exploring a possible run for the U.S. Senate. Kerrey, a Democrat, s...

Democrats To Land Star Candidate For Tough Senate Race?

AP | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Former Nebraska governor and senator Bob Kerrey said Friday he's exploring a possible run for the U.S. Senate. Kerrey, a Democrat, s...

As Democrats' Message Lags, GOP Awaits Huge Wins

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON and LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two weeks before Election Day, Democrats fear their grip on the House may be gone, and Republicans are poised to celebrate big gain...

Bob Kerrey Tapped To Head MPAA | Ira Teinowitz & Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey has been tapped to be the next chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America, TheWrap has learned. Kerrey has w...

Sharing Strength and Sowing Seeds

Jeffrey B. Swartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey B. Swartz

I traveled to Haiti a few weeks ago for the second time since January's earthquake. I'm not so naive that I thought I'd find miraculous progress had ...

From "Fired Up and Ready to Go" to "Tired Out and Staying Home"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

During the Reagan-Bush-Clinton-Bush years the center of American politics was pushed about a hundred degrees to the Right. Obama gets elected and tries to move it about a half degree leftward and all we hear are screams of "socialism!"

Bill Romjue Hired As Andrew Romanoff's Campaign Manager

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In an email to campaign supporters Monday, Senatorial candidate Andrew Romanoff announced he had hired Democratic operative Bill Romjue as his campaig...

Senator Lieberman: The Joe I Know

Jim Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Kennedy

As someone who worked for Joe Lieberman for more than 17 years, I'm often asked, "What's wrong with your old boss?" Some fellow former "Lieberstaffers" have even been privately critical of his recent actions.

Bob Kerrey Stands Behind Cornhusker Ben Nelson on Health Care Reform

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

I called former governor and senator of Nebraska, Bob Kerrey, to ask how he would have voted on health care reform if he were he still in the United States Senate today.

Where the People Lead, the Leaders Will Follow

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Gallup brings good news. Across the political spectrum, a growing majority of Americans favor allowing openly gay men and women to serve in the military.

Dem Bob Kerrey: "Uncertainty About Obama"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a Politico article titled "7 Worrisome Signs For Obama," sign #4 is that the bad economy could be good for John McCain. Supporting the argument is ...

Bob Kerrey: Florida, Michigan Delegates Shouldn't Be Seated

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bob Kerrey, never one to change his views or start talking about "automatic delegates" just because somebody told him to on a conference call, isn't b...

Kerrey Apologizes To Obama

Associated Press | Nedra Pickler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey has apologized to Barack Obama for any unintentional insult he committed by raising the Democratic presidential candid...

Sam Stein

Kerrey Says Obama Attended A Secular Madrasa | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former senator Bob Kerrey, who recently endorsed Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, said during a television appearance on Monday that her ...

Why Did Bob Kerrey Mention Obama's Middle Name -- Hussein?

ABC's Political Punch | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some Obama supporters have asked why former Sen. Bob Kerrey, D-Neb., who endorsed Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., today, mentioned her opponent Sen. Bar...

Sam Stein

In Nebraska, A Republican Is Pulled Into Dem Primary | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The battle over which Democratic candidate is best served to run for Chuck Hagel's soon-to-be vacant Nebraska Senate seat remains unresolved and is th...

Kerrey Dares Candidates To Do New Imus Show

Wall Street Journal's Washington Wire Blog | Susan Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In an op-ed in today's New York Daily News, former Sen. Bob Kerrey (D., Neb.) dares the presidential candidates to go on Don Imus's new radio program,...

Dem Bob Kerrey Says He Won't Run For Hagel's Senate Seat

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABC News' Teddy Davis Reports: Former Democratic Sen. Bob Kerrey announced Wednesday that he will not leave his job as president of The New School in ...