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    Nov 20, 2009 Fort Report
    On Saturday, November 7, at about 11 pm, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3962, the House health care bill, by a vote of 220 – 215. 
    Oct 29, 2009 Fort Report
    Yesterday afternoon I spoke before the House of Representatives about America’s involvement in Afghanistan. While our nation focuses on an important debate regarding health care, it is critical we not overlook the seriousness of the current situation in Afghanistan and the...
    Oct 28, 2009 Fort Report
    Mark Twain is said to have noted that, “Everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it.”  Now, as eastern Nebraska experiences some of the coldest October temperatures on record, there may be something you can do -- protect yourself from weather’s extremes...
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    Jun 14, 2019 Fort Report
    As I stood at attention today at the change of command ceremony for the 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base, I was struck again by the dignity and efficiency of our men and women in uniform.  A change of military command is not some trite rite or rote ritual.  It symbolizes a...
    Jun 10, 2019 Fort Report
    The night before D-Day operations, June 6, 1944, American paratroopers landed in and around the little town of Sainte-Mère-Église in Normandy, France near Utah Beach.  The town square is marked by an ancient French church.  Near the church is a rare obelisk marking the ancient...
    May 31, 2019 Fort Report
    I believe most Americans want Congress to work hard, think smart, and get things done.  While the stop-start, meandering, twisting, halting process of government can be frustrating, these last few weeks have been important for Nebraska, and for America.  From flood relief to...
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