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A Democratic campaign consultant says former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey is reconsidering his decision not to run for Nebraska's open U.S. Senate seat this year.
Former Sen. Bob Kerrey is widely reported to be reconsidering his decision not to run for Senate in his native Nebraska, a move that could breathe life into the Democrats' fight to hold onto one of the party's most vulnerable seats this fall.
The ongoing controversy over President Obama's universal female-contraception entitlement decree reportedly found Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, former Chief of Staff Richard Daley and five Democratic senators opposing Mr. Obama's fusillade against religious liberty and economic freedom.
Former Sen. Bob Kerrey on Tuesday rejected a comeback run for Senate, dashing Democrats' hopes of holding a coveted Nebraska seat and leaving the party to scramble for a race all but guaranteed to go Republicans' way.
Former Sen. Bob Kerrey said Tuesday he will not run for the Nebraska Senate seat he gave up more than a decade ago, shutting down hopes for a bid both parties called Democrats' best chance to hold the seat.
Sen. Ben Nelson's semi-surprising announcement last month that he wouldn't seek re-election has left Nebraska Democrats scrambling to find a replacement candidate to hold onto one of the party's most vulnerable seats this fall.
One of the most encouraging, if underreported, developments of our times is the collapsed career of Nebraska's soon-to-be former Democratic senator, Ben Nelson. His crucial 60th vote for Obamacare was secured with the infamous "Cornhusker Kickback" deal that ultimately sealed his own demise.
Newt Gingrich says a luxury cruise he took through the Greek Isles earlier this year that prompted top aides to quit his campaign was designed to show he's "a different kind of candidate."
Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson, one of the Senate's most moderate — and politically vulnerable — Democrats, announced Tuesday he won't seek a third term in office next year, saying it was "time to move on."