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Game Daily: Bests and worsts: NebraskaThe Daily of the University of WashingtonDemocratic Senator Ben Nelson drafted this part of the health care bill, which promised federal funding for all of Nebraska's future Medicare costs. ...
Nelson: New report details $146 million recovery act investment in clean ...McCook Daily GazetteSeptember 15, 2010 -- Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson welcomed an announcement today by the US Department of Energy that it released a new report detailing ...and more »
Neb. Senator backs bill to ax tax-reporting planBusinessWeekBen Nelson is co-sponsoring a measure by fellow Democratic Sen. Mark Begich of Alaska that would repeal a tax-reporting measure included in Democrats' ...and more »
Bayh warns pledges of independence could ring hollowmsnbc.com (blog)(Only Nebraska's Ben Nelson voted with Republicans more.) "Any deviancy from party orthodoxy is viewed as an act of betrayal or a lack of moral fiber," Bayh ...and more »
Idaho ReporterJohanns health care change rejectedLincoln Journal StarBen Nelson voted in support of both proposals. Johanns, his Nebraska Republican counterpart, voted against considering the Bill Nelson alternative after his ...Senate Fails to Repeal ObamaCare 1099 Reporting RequirementsHealth Care NewsSen. Mike Johanns hopes to change health care billLincoln Journal StarSenate Amendments To Strike Health Reform Tax Reporting Provision FailKaiser Health NewsThe Hill (blog) -Lexington Clipper Heraldall 339 news articles »
Nelson site touts stimulus benefitsMcCook Daily GazetteBen Nelson said today that he has posted 94 fact sheets for each of Nebraska's counties, and the state, showing the impact to date of the American Recovery ...
Nelson says economic stimulus is workingLincoln Journal StarBen Nelson said Friday. "There are signs of progress," Nebraska's Democratic senator said during a Lincoln interview. The administration's economic stimulus ...Letters, 9/10: Senator Ben Nelson respondsLincoln Journal StarThe Nelson Files: Tax Cuts and Faux Populism.Tapped (blog)The CornerNational Review Online (blog)all 4 news articles »
CNN InternationalSen. Ben Nelson Pushes Extension of All Bush Tax CutsWall Street Journal (blog)Ben Nelson of Nebraska issued his fullest statement to date outlining his support for extending all the Bush-era tax cuts. The statement adds to the growing ...Nelson at odds with ObamaOmaha World-HeraldDemocratic Senators v. Obama on Bush Tax CutsABC News (blog)Ben Nelson Bucks Obama On Bush Tax Cuts -- But Obama Won't Commit To A Veto EitherTPMDC (blog)The Hill (blog) -FOXNews (blog) -Gawkerall 944 news articles »
Don Walton: Johanns could get GOP slotLincoln Journal StarThat is stimulus money, Ben Nelson points out. Some $41.3 million in federal stimulus financing is helping Lincoln construct its new sports and ...
When All Else Fails, Cut TaxesWall Street JournalBefore the recess, we had Evan Bayh, Ben Nelson--a senator of Indiana, Ben Nelson of Nebraska, Kent Conrad of North Dakota, a committee chairman, ...
New York Daily NewsShock Prediction: GOP to Take House, Maybe Senate in 2010 ElectionU.S. News & World Report... at which point it will be interesting to see how senators such as Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut, Ben Nelson of Nebraska, and others react). ...After NovemberNational Review Onlineall 985 news articles »
Nebraska senators lend support to Arizona immigration reformKHAS-TVWednesday at the Nebraska State Fair Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson commented on the debate over illegal immigration legislation saying the first step is ...and more »
WatchdogIn Nebraska, Nelson slams GOP governor for 'intimidating' educators over ...The Hill (blog)Ben Nelson (D-Neb.) this week lashed out at Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman after the Republican lawmaker urged state educators to back a repeal of healthcare ...Nelson: Nebraskans want healthy and educated children, not divisive politicsMcCook Daily GazetteNelson Blasts Nebraska Governor For Threatening Teachers Over Health Care ReformTPMDC (blog)Editorial, 9/2: Letter about politics, not governingLincoln Journal StarWatchdog -Lincoln Journal Star -Omaha World-Heraldall 80 news articles »
Town Hall(Neb.)-Nelson Says Governor Is Wrong About School MoneyKCSR(Lincoln)-Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson doesn't feel that Governor Dave Heineman understands the full picture when it comes to whether or not the State of ...Nelson: State can say no to education moneyMcCook Daily GazetteLocal leaders react to stimulus funds for schoolsKHAS-TVStimulus money to flow to Neb. schools next yearThe Associated Pressall 114 news articles »
Nelson: State can say no to education moneyMcCook Daily GazetteAugust 23, 2010 -- Today, Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson said that the state of Nebraska is not required to seek federal education funding Congress recently ...(Neb.)-Nelson Says Governor Is Wrong About School MoneyKCSRLocal leaders react to stimulus funds for schoolsKHAS-TVStimulus money to flow to Neb. schools next yearThe Associated Pressall 114 news articles »
Senator Nelson quick out of the gateWauneta BreezeBy Ed Howard US Senator Ben Nelson, the lone Democrat in Nebraska's congressional delegation, is pushing daily, through news releases, interviews and ...Nelson to receive National Guard's highest honorMcCook Daily GazetteNelson to get Guard group's awardOmaha World-Heraldall 13 news articles »
Nebraska senators at odds over Medicaid reportBusinessWeekBen Nelson said the report shows how much of a burden health care costs are to Nebraska families. Without health reform, he argues Nebraskans would pick up ...Cost Estimates Climb For Nebraska MedicaidNPR (blog)Finally, bipartisan consensus on cost of health careMcCook Daily GazetteEditorial, 8/19: Be practical about education jobs aidLincoln Journal StarLexington Clipper Herald -Medical News Today (press release) -WOWTall 70 news articles »
Report: DNC paid for local ads defending Ben Nelson after healthcare reform voteThe Hill (blog)In turn, the Nebraska Democrats bought $779000 in local airtime, "enough to blanket the state with pro-Nelson ads for weeks at a time," the Journal said, ...DNC Paid For Nelson Ads After Health Care VoteNational Journal (blog)After Health Care Vote, DNC Helped Out NelsonThe Atlanticall 3 news articles »
Senator Ben Nelson endorses the "New START" nuclear arms treaty with Russia in a speech at the US Strategic Command Symposium in Omaha. Nelson is a member of the Armed Services Committee and Chairman of the Strategic Forces Subcommittee which oversees US nuclear capabilities. bennelson.senate.gov http
My support of the new START (Sen. Ben Nelson)The Hill (blog)08/11/10 04:32 PM ET August 11, 2010 – Today, Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson addressed the US Strategic Command 2010 Deterrence Symposium at the Qwest Center ...Nebraska Senator Endorses "New START"Global Security Newswireall 342 news articles »
Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson released this statement following the final Senate vote on historic Wall Street Reform in 2010. For more information: bennelson.senate.gov bennelson.senate.gov http
On June 30th 2010, this Senator was the one Democrat who voted no on the unemployment extension bill. The bill lost by just one vote. This man single handley destroyed the passing of the bill and in effect stopping payment of over a million unemployed. This is my tribute to him.
Senator Ben Nelson speaking with Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC about hearings on General Petraeus becoming the commander of American forces in Afghanistan. As a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Senator Nelson questioned General Petraues during the hearing earlier that day. June 29, 2010 bennelson.senate.gov http
Senator Ben Nelson, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, questions General Petraeus during hearings on his new role as commander of American forces in Afghanistan. June 29, 2010 bennelson.senate.gov http
Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson speaks at an open house commemorating St. Monica's facility expansion, which was funded in part with federal dollars secured by Nelson. St. Monica's provides behavioral health services to women in the Lincoln community. June 11, 2010 bennelson.senate.gov http
Plan Would Allow Abortions at Military HospitalsNew York TimesHarry Hamburg/Associated Press Senator Ben Nelson, a Democrat, opposes the abortion amendment to a Pentagon bill. In a vote that advocates of abortion ...and more »
ABC NewsKim Strassel: Big Labor's Arkansas BustWall Street JournalThe point of this exercise was to warn folks like Nebraska's Ben Nelson to get with the union program or be run out. The lesson some Democrats (and ...Lincoln scorns Clinton's pleas to save planetSalonCrucial test for labor and Lincoln in Arkansasmsnbc.comBlanche Lincoln Contradicts Self on Health Care Vote ClaimArkansas Business Onlineall 2,199 news articles »
Boston GlobeSenate rejects effort to block EPA greenhouse gas rulesUSA Today... Louisiana's Mary Landrieu, Arkansas' Blanche Lambert Lincoln and Mark Pryor, Nebraska's Ben Nelson and West Virginia's Jay Rockefeller. ...Senate backs Obama on EPA's CO2 authoritySan Francisco ChronicleSenate snubs limits on greenhouse gas regulationBoston GlobeMurkowski vote reveals dirty DemocratsTrue/SlantFeedstuffs -BusinessWeek -Fairbanks Daily News-Minerall 1,267 news articles »
Ben Nelson, Mike Johanns vote to limit EPA regulationLincoln Journal StarNelson said he supported the resolution to "protect the Nebraska economy and our nation's economy from EPA overreach." Johanns said EPA's decision to ...Nelson warns EPA overreach could harm Nebraska's economyMcCook Daily GazetteJohanns criticizes extension of unemploymentOmaha World-HeraldFarmers and ranchers worry about new EPA rulesKHAS-TVNTVall 6 news articles »
Many progressive legislative outcomes of 2010 have been unintentionalAlterNetIn December, Ben Nelson voted for the Senate health reform bill at least partially because of a special deal in the bill for the state of Nebraska. ...
Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson warned in a speech on the Senate floor that US Environmental Protection Agency overreach on regulating carbon emissions could substantially raise Nebraskans electricity rates and damage the state's economy. June 10, 2010
Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson warned in a speech on the Senate floor that US Environmental Protection Agency overreach on regulating carbon emissions could substantially raise Nebraskans electricity rates and damage the state's economy. June 10, 2010 bennelson.senate.gov http
(Neb.)-Huskers' Big 10 Move Not Likely To Be Addressed By CongressKCSRSenator Ben Nelson says he and Kansas US Senator Pat Roberts did discuss the possibility of the Huskers leaving the Big 12 for the Big 10. ...
Washington PostReports: Huskers Heading To Big TenKETV OmahaBen Nelson said he hasn't been contacted about the situation, but he doesn't think Washington has any business getting involved in the matter anyway. ...As the Conference Expansion World TurnsTeam Speed Kills (blog)all 2,896 news articles »
Gazette Online (blog)Congress to get involved with realignment?ESPN (blog)Ben Nelson, Husker Democrat, addressing him in a hallway just off the Senate floor. “Don't be the domino that blows college football up into four major ...Midwest senators feeling, exerting pressure on Big 12 issue - Grand Island ...Associated Report Online (blog)all 164 news articles »
Nelson unlikely to back unemployment extensionOmaha World-HeraldBen Nelson signaled Wednesday that it would be tough to get his vote for a pending bill that includes an extension of unemployment benefits. ...Nelson says voters reject extremistsLincoln Journal Starall 2 news articles »
Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson speaks at the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 279, Memorial Day Ceremony at Memorial Park in Omaha. May 31, 2010
...for Nebraska's Ben Nelson at home: Stick to your opposition to abortion. November 20th, 2009 Sen. Nelson a 'yes' on health care test voteWASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska is a "yes" in a crucial weekend test vote on health care. ...
CBS NewsNebraska Sen. Nelson says he's never used an ATMUSA TodayNebraska Sen. Ben Nelson, a Democrat, has been taking fire today for comments he made to the Omaha World-Leader that he didn't know what ATM fees are ...Ye olde SenateWashington Post (blog)Ben Nelson: I Don't Know How to Use an ATMCBS NewsSen. Ben Nelson Has Never Used an ATM?The Atlantic (blog)Huffington Post (blog) -Los Angeles Times (blog) -RedState (blog)all 70 news articles »
Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson delivered this speech on the Senate floor calling for consideration of his fiscal responsibility amendment, which was blocked by Republican objections. The amendment would pay for non-emergency spending in a jobs bill by redirecting $35 billion of unspent Stimulus Bill money.
Comments from Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson following President Obama's first State of the Union Address on January 27, 2010
Jan 25, 2010
Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson spoke on the Senate floor January 25, 2010 about the need to end unfunded federal mandates. For the text of the speech: bennelson.senate.gov
Legal News LineCordray opposes Medicaid break for NebraskaColumbus DispatchNebraska Sen. Ben Nelson, a Democrat, agreed to support the Senate bill after his state was spared the cost of expanding Medicaid. Nelson now says that he ...First Democratic AGs come out against Nebraska health care dealLegal News LineAG urged to fight 'corrupt' health care bill (Posted Jan. 7, 2010)Bluegrass InstituteGuam AG Silent On Healthcare ReformGuam News Factorall 5 news articles »
Ben Nelson will have to answer to voters in 2012Sioux City JournalBen not only has a date with the devil, but he's got a date with Nebraska voters in 2012. I'm betting Nebraska voters can remember that long.
CorrectionsNew York Times(Go to Article) A report in the Prescriptions column on Friday about Senator Ben Nelson's role in negotiations over the Senate health care bill referred ...and more »
New York Times (blog)CorrectionsNew York TimesA report in the Prescriptions column on Friday about Senator Ben Nelson's role in negotiations over the Senate health care bill referred incorrectly to his ...Ben Nelson: Health Care "Sweetheart Deal" Not Meant Just for NebraskaCBS News (blog)Sen. Nelson seeks extra Medicaid funding for all states, not just NebraskaLos Angeles TimesBribed Ben Nelson Now Saying Pushing Health Care “a mistake”David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog (blog)National Underwriter Life and Health Insurance News -BusinessWeek -Lincoln Journal Starall 368 news articles »
Nelson: $6.9 million in stimulus funding for nanoscience research at UNLMcCook Daily GazetteWASHINGTON -- Today, Nebraska's Senator Ben Nelson welcomed an announcement by the US Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology ...UNL wins $6.9M grant for new nanoscience facilityKCAUall 12 news articles »
TPMDC (blog)Lincoln Log-RollingWall Street Journal... strategy to salvage her electoral bid seems to be capitalizing on voters' anger with fellow Democrat Ben Nelson's sweetheart Medicaid deal for Nebraska. ...Arkansas Senator Rips Nebraska Health Care DealABC NewsNew Arkansas Poll Results Beg Question: Why Did Senate Democrats Make Blanche ...Firedoglake (blog)Lincoln says agreement in health care bill benefiting Nebraska should be removedWREGArkansas News -Arkansas Times (blog)all 99 news articles »