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  • Neb. congressman apologizes for ill-timed joke

    Rep. Lee Terry has issued an apology for his attempt at a joke to explain his tardiness to a congressional committee hearing held to question General Motors officials about faulty car ignition switches responsible for at least 13 deaths.

  • **FILE** Businessman Tom Steyer listens during a meeting to announce the launch of a group called Virginians for Clean Government at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va., on Sept. 25, 2013. The group was formed to explain the impact of CONSOL Energy not paying royalties to their family and neighbors as well as speaking out against Ken Cuccinelli's acceptance of $111,000 in CONSOL contributions. (Associated Press)

    Rep. Lee Terry: Billionaire Tom Steyer poised to profit from blocking Keystone XL pipeline

    Rep. Lee Terry suggested Thursday that billionaire activist Tom Steyer's opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline is fueled by concern for his bottom line, not for the environment.

  • Correction: Congressional Art Winner story

    In a March 22 story about the Congressional District Art Competition, The Associated Press, based on information provided by Congressman Lee Terry's office, misidentified the school that Emily Reece attends and the title of her entry. Reece attends Westside High School, not Benson High School, and the title of her entry was "Walk Through the Park," not "Walk Thru Park."

  • Rep. Terry to host small business forum in Omaha

    Congressman Lee Terry will host fellow Republican and Missouri Rep. Sam Graves for a small business forum in Omaha.

  • Terry touts funding of poison control centers

    Nebraska Republican Congressman Lee Terry says his legislation to fund the country's poison control centers has been signed into law by President Barack Obama.

  • **FILE** President Obama visited the TransCanada Stillwater Pipe Yard in Cushing, Okla., in March 2012. Embarking on a second term, he faces mounting pressure on a decision he put off during his re-election campaign: whether to approve the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline between the U.S. and Canada. (Associated Press)

    GOP starts end run on Keystone to force decision by Obama

    House Republicans took the first step Tuesday toward forcing approval of Keystone XL pipeline, with a subcommittee passing a proposal that aims to green-light the massive project without President Obama's approval.

  • Nebraska congressman: Obama, Reid don't want Keystone pipeline

    After years of delays on the Keystone XL pipeline, a top Republican lawmaker says he doesn't believe President Obama wants to approve it, even after the election, but it may have enough support from Senate Democrats to pass.

  • Nebraskan out to unlock Keystone

    In another attempt to move forward with the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a top House Republican is pushing Congress to approve work on much of the northern portion of the Canada-to-Texas project that has been delayed for years.

  • Nebraska electoral-vote rule unique

    For states considering divvying up their electoral votes in presidential elections for partisan advantage, Rep. Lee Terry, Nebraska Republican, has a little advice: Be careful what you wish for.

  • Rep. Lee Terry, Nebraska Republican, answers questions during an exclusive interview at The Washington Times in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    Terry: Pipeline is 'green' battleground in Nebraska

    The fight about the Keystone XL pipeline will play a big role in the war over the nation's energy future, a prominent House Republican said Tuesday.

  • Telemarketers ask for boost in access to cellphones

    Telemarketers are calling on Congress to ease restrictions on their access to cellphones, saying it has become increasingly difficult to reach customers who no longer use traditional land lines as their primary mode of contact.

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