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Topic - Ben Sasse
North Platte Telegraph. May 18, 2014.
Ben Sasse's victory in Tuesday's Nebraska Republican Senate primary was no victory for the Tea Party over establishment Republicans, though the establishment Republicans have no one to blame but themselves for making it look that way.
Within minutes of being declared Nebraska's Republican Senate nominee, Ben Sasse telephoned Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to offer his support.
Nebraska GOP Senate nominee Ben Sasse says his campaign's upbeat tone won the day Tuesday, not the heavy spending that outside groups poured into the race.
Ben Sasse won the Republican nomination for Nebraska's open Senate seat Tuesday, besting a crowded, competitive field, leaving him well-positioned to win in November and delivering a win to insurgent conservative groups who said it served as a rebuke to GOP power brokers in Washington.
The day the tea party surrenders to Washington consultants who want to be the arbiters of who is a tea party candidate will be the day the tea party movement dies.
With less than a week to go, the Nebraska Republican primary race for U.S. Senate has turned into the nastiest political fight in the country, with the two top candidates and their allies accusing each other of everything from using their own children as political shields to betraying the U.S. Navy.
In a week's time, the Republican Party may have its answer on which direction to take in 2014 and 2016 elections -- the path toward the tea party or the one toward establishment conservatism.
A slew of tea party favorites are heading to central Nebraska this week to support Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ben Sasse, less than three weeks before the May 13 primary election.
Sen. Ted Cruz endorsed Ben Sasse Wednesday in the GOP Senate primary in Nebraska and will hold a rally for him on Friday.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will rally this month with Ben Sasse in support of his bid to stave off GOP primary challenger Osborn next month and replace retiring Republican Sen. Mike Johanns next year, the Sasse campaign said Thursday.
Compared with the acrimonious primary campaigns elsewhere, the race for the GOP Senate nomination in Nebraska sounds like two nice guys running for local Rotary Club president.
FreedomWorks on Friday withdrew its endorsement of Shane Osborn in Nebraska's Republican Senate primary, saying he has turned his back on grassroots Republicans and is now tied to the GOP establishment, and announced they were instead backing Ben Sasse.
Tea party and conservative groups have been able to pick a clear favorite in most of this year's Senate GOP primaries — but that's not the case in Nebraska, where four candidates, all claiming conservative bragging rights, are running.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee, endorsed Ben Sasse for U.S. Senate in Nebraska.
Now those same groups that promoted Sasse as a candidate are declaring him to be the next Ted Cruz.