Jul 20, 2017 In The News
WESTON – A new black granite monument in Weston tells all who gaze upon it that Bob Cerv was more than a Major League ball player. He was a man, Curtis Havelka said, who embodied the American spirit. “Never quit, never give up. If you want it, earn it,” Havelka said was the...
Jul 19, 2017 In The News
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Republicans simply allow the Affordable Care Act to collapse on its own is sounding better and better to Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. “It’s starting to make some sense now,” King said Tuesday. “Let the pain of Obamacare compound...
Jul 8, 2017 In The News
Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry visited the People's City Mission Friday to connect to his community and see what new ways the mission is using to make a difference... He found the 251campaign. "We're asking the public to fund one meal for one person, once a month, that'...
Jul 3, 2017 In The News
The writer, of Lincoln, represents Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. I recently toured the newly renovated United States Capitol dome. It contains a striking fresco — entitled “The Apotheosis of Washington” — of a stern and purple-clad...
Jun 25, 2017 In The News
WASHINGTON — Moses Ward is part of the problem facing health insurance in America today, and he knows it. The 46-year-old small-business owner from Lincoln works hard to keep himself in good health, but he has a rare genetic disorder that causes parts of his body to randomly...
Jun 15, 2017 In The News
Members of Congress are debating whether it’s time to adopt new security procedures after the shooting at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia. Even before the attack, Republican members of Congress were on edge about threats and harassment from constituents angry with...
Jun 15, 2017 In The News
Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana was wounded in the attack by a gunman who targeted congressmen practicing for a charity baseball game. A congressional aide, lobbyist and two Capitol Police officers were also injured. The gunman was shot and killed by police. Nebraska First...
Jun 15, 2017 In The News
WASHINGTON — Wednesday morning’s shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice rattled lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and prompted many to decry an increasingly toxic political discourse. Members of Nebraska’s congressional delegation trickled into their weekly...
Jun 15, 2017 In The News
Stunned and saddened by a shooter's targeted attack at a congressional baseball practice, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Lincoln said Wednesday that "the country cannot continue to rip itself apart like this." The "dark cynicism" of today's political climate has poisoned the...
Jun 15, 2017 In The News
Members of Congress are debating whether it’s time to adopt new security procedures after the shooting at a Republican baseball practice in Virginia. Even before the attack, Republican members of Congress were on edge about threats and harassment from constituents angry with...