Fischer, a rancher and little-known state lawmaker, maintained a positive, above-the-fray tone while Bruning and state Treasurer Don Stenberg consistently traded blistering barbs. But she also benefited from a flurry of outside spending against Bruning, the front-running establishment favorite for more than a year who watched his polling lead evaporate during the final week of the campaign.
A Lake Research Partners poll in Nebraska finds Attorney General Jon Bruning (R) with an early lead in the GOP Senate primary over state Treasurer Don Stenberg (R), 29% to 12%, with Deb Fischer (R) at 8% and 46% still undecided. Int... Read Post
So in the 11th hour, all the stars aligned (cliché-tyranny warning) for the underdog mom/rancher and her mostly forgotten, no-dough, no-choice-but stealth campaign. While John Bruning and Don Stenberg, her two foes in Nebraska’s GOP... Read Post