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Mike Johanns

Senate Candidate Suggests Moving Federal Capitol To Nebraska

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

In a new campaign ad, Republican Senate hopeful Ben Sasse says he'd solve congressional gridlock by moving the U.S. Capitol to his home state of Nebra...

Former GOP Rep Dies At 92

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. John Y. McCollister (R-Neb.), a three-term U.S. congressman who helped launch Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's political career, died Thurs...

Zach Carter

Warren Pushes Back On Insurance Deregulation

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Thursday approved new bipartisan legislation to deregulate the insurance indu...

Zach Carter

Insurance Industry Gets In Line For Deregulation With New Senate Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Banking Committee is considering a new bill to deregulate insurance agent licensing requirements, drawing ire from consumer a...

WATCH: Orrin Hatch Says Failure Of Obamacare Is Dem Plot

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

A lot of conspiracy theories have been floated around the Affordable Care Act, including that it creates "death panels." Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) off...

GOP Gov Says Senate Has 'No Discipline,' So He May Not Run

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R) suggested he would not run for the U.S. Senate next year, saying the chamber's lack of discipline is "a factor" in his...

GOP Governor's Decision Could Shape Race

AP | GRANT SCHULTE | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Republican primary to replace U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns in Nebraska could unfold as an open-and-shut contest or a wide-open race, de...

GOP Senator Won't Seek Second Term: Report

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) will not seek a second term in 2014, NBC News reported Monday. In a letter, Johanns told Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman tha...

Report: GOP Senator To Support Hagel For Defense Secretary

Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics

Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) will support his former colleague Chuck Hagel's nomination for U.S. defense secretary, the Lincoln Journal Star reported Sa...

Republicans Up Pressure On Obama Appointments

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Several Republican lawmakers on Thursday introduced legislation to stop a labor board and consumer watchdog from enfo...

GOP Senator Demands Resignation Of Controversial Obama Appointees

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

A Republican senator is demanding that officials appointed by President Obama last year step down from their posts on the National Labor Relations Boa...

McCain Battles Over Popcorn

Politico | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

Nebraska grew more popcorn than any other state last year, and Omaha is home to ConAgra Foods, the corporate giant whose brands run from the classic O...

Jason Linkins

Will The Senate's 'Secret Santa' Effort Solve America's Problems?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

I wish our senators all the best in their attempt to manufacture Christmas cheer, but what I'd really like to know is how I can get hooked up with the Federal Reserve's "Secret Santa" exchange, which seems much, much cooler.

Rollin' on the River

Carl Pope | Posted 08.17.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Yes, Congressman Graves, the river is managing us -- because we took away the space and resilience that gave the Missouri its capacity to manage itself. We can't afford to do away with nature, however hard you have been trying.

The Johanns Amendment is Making Us Sick

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry_Cohen

Sometimes people's choices show you a lot more about what they don't know than they know. That is certainly the case with the Johanns amendment, up fo...

2008 Nebraska Senate General Election:
Johanns (R) vs Kleeb (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NE-Sen: Johanns vs Kleeb

Sam Stein

In Nebraska, A Republican Is Pulled Into Dem Primary

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...