Sen. Nelson: “It’s time to move on”

December 27th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson announced his retirement from the U.S. Senate today.

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Analysis: Could Heineman’s jabs at Nelson impact the race?

December 9th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The political rhetoric is heating up between Senator Ben Nelson and Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman. But neither of the two is officially running for office in 2012. Robyn Wisch checked in with Nebraska Watchdog for a look at the race for U.S. Senate.

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Johanns: Payroll tax cut “messes around” with Social Security

December 8th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns says he can’t support extending the payroll tax cut if it “messes around” with Social Security. Meanwhile, Congress hasn’t made much progress finding a compromise.

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Nelson: Governor has “zero influence” on decision to run

December 7th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The political rhetoric lobbied back and forth between Governor Dave Heineman and Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson continued this week.

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Will the Missouri’s levees hold for another wet season?

October 21st, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Some U.S. Senators are wondering what will happen if the Midwest sees a lot of rain next spring… or even just a little more than normal.

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Senate takes on trade, jobs

October 14th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – The U.S. Senate focused on creating jobs at the Capitol this week. They turned down a deal the President said would create almost two million jobs, but others said would be ineffective. And they passed trade agreements some say will create thousands of jobs and others say will outsource jobs.

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