OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford, a Democrat who served one term representing Nebraska’s Omaha-centered district, died Tuesday morning. He was 72.
Ashford’s family announced his death in a Facebook post, saying “his death was peaceful though much too premature.” Just two months earlier, Ashford had revealed he was undergoing treatment for brain cancer.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state Sen. Tony Vargas, of Omaha, has officially jumped into the race for the state's 2nd Congressional District.
Vargas, a Democrat, filed papers Wednesday to challenge incumbent U.S.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Don Bacon is among a list of Republicans being targeted by former President Donald Trump, who is calling for a “Republican patriot” to challenge the Omaha lawmaker in next year’s primary election.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — National Democrats began airing a pandemic recovery ad in the Omaha area on Wednesday, signaling that they're still willing to put resources into Nebraska's competitive 2nd Congressional District even though the rest of the state is solidly Republican.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Democrats are once again eyeing Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District as a possible pickup in the next general election...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Republican Rep. Don Bacon scored a third term in Congress on Tuesday despite a tough challenge from a progressive Democrat in Nebraska’s competitive 2nd Congressional District...
Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts and Sen. Deb Fischer cruised to re-election Tuesday, toppling Democratic challengers Bob Krist and Jane Raybould of Lincoln.
And Nebraska's three incumbent GOP congressmen hoped to paint the state fully red once again, with Reps.