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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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    Apr 18, 2019 Fort Report
    To You and Your Family: Happy Passover and Blessed Easter!
    Apr 12, 2019 Fort Report
    As we continue as a state to recover from the massive flooding, so many beautiful stories of neighbor helping neighbor and personal sacrifice have emerged.  One particular story of heroism stands out.  James Wilke was a farmer from near Columbus who gave his life during the...
    Apr 5, 2019 Fort Report
    In 1971, at the peak of protests against the Vietnam War, the U.S. passed the Twenty-Sixth Amendment, lowering the voting age in state and federal elections from 21 to 18.  It was the swiftest passage of any amendment in American history.  Young people strongly supported the...
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