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Fischer gains seat on US Senate Agriculture Committee

Nebraska's senior U.S. Senator, Republican Deb Fischer, garnered a seat on the Senate Agriculture Committee. Fischer, a rancher from Valentine, announced her appointment Tuesday, saying agriculture "is the backbone of … Click to Continue »

Beware the Paid Family Leave Fig Leaf in GOP’s Tax Plan

(Photo: AP/J. Scott Applewhite) Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., talks during a 2014 news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. I t’s admittedly hard to keep track of all the...Show More Summary

Vandals leave statements outside US senator's Lincoln office

A vandal or vandals left messages in large chalk letters on a sidewalk outside U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer's office in Lincoln's Haymarket District. Sgt. Randy Clark says a Fischer staffer … Click to Continue »

Bannon working with Blackwater founder in backing GOP challengers

3 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Senators Mitch Mcconnell, Dean Heller and Deb Fischer better watch out, because Steve Bannon has his eye on them. Read more...

Senator Backed by Rail Companies Introduces New Bill That Would De-Regulate Rail Industry

A new bill by one of the rail industry’s favorite senators looks to change how the industry is regulated to allow “market forces to improve rail safety.” In June, Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), who happens to chair the Senate Surface Transportation...Show More Summary

Republican Fischer announces bid for re-election in 2018

U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer has announced her bid for re-election in 2018. The Nebraska Republican made the announcement Saturday, when she kicked off a tour of the state starting in … Click to Continue »

Ivanka Trump Seeks Sponsors for Her Paid-Family-Leave Plan

7 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

The First Daughter will meet with Senators Marco Rubio and Deb Fischer to talk over the plan.

Senate Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Members Introduce Legislative Package for Hunting, Fishing

10 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

March 29, 2017 (Washington, DC) – This week, Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Members Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK) and Senator Martin Heinrich (NM), along with CSC leaders, Senators Jim Risch (ID), Joe Manchin (WV), Deb Fischer (NE), and Heidi Heitkamp (ND), introduced a bipartisan sportsmen’s package of legislation (S. Show More Summary

MSNBC Host Worries Donald Trump Will Start Killing Journalists

Katy Tur has been hired by MSNBC to host the 2pm hour, a special segment of programming dedicated to the first “100 Days” of President Donald Trump. While interviewing Sen. Deb Fischer (D-NE) on Monday, Tur wondered aloud if Trump was going down a “dangerous path” that would lead to the executions of journalists. Show More Summary

AM News: GOP Moves Up DeVos Debate, Opponents Search For 3rd Republican Vote Against Her, & More

GOP Senators Move Up Debate Schedule to Help Shaky DeVos Nomination ow.ly/eEXU308BxBu [because: Sessions] Confirmation of Betsy DeVos may depend on Deb Fischer | Politics | omaha.comow.ly/3iXh308BxhT 2 G.O.P. Senators to Vote Against...Show More Summary

Senate Resolution Against WOTUS Introduced

U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) have introduced a resolution to vacate the “Waters of the United States” rule– a resolution that signifies their intent to roll back the rule once President-elect Trump takes office. Show More Summary

US Senator Wants States to Have “More Flexibility” in Funding Highways

Omaha World-Herald gauges reaction in Nebraska and Iowa to the anticipated Trump infrastructure program, and learns that US Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) “met with Trump’s nominee to the Transportation Department, Elaine Chao, for an hour last month” to discuss infrastructure funding. Show More Summary

Deb Fischer: A profile in cowardice

Politico reports: Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer on Tuesday reversed her call for Donald Trump to resign from the GOP ticket, telling a local radio station that it’s “not a tough choice” to back him just three days after she urged him to quit. “I plan to vote for Mr. Trump and Mr. Pence on November […]

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer Becomes First To Un-Unendorse Trump

On Saturday, a day after a tape was leaked of Trump's now infamous "lewd" comments, Nebraska Senator Debra Fischer (R) called for Trump to step down as the nominee of the Republican party and allow Mike Pence to takeover instead. Per the Omaha World-Herald: U.S. Show More Summary

Republicans who jumped off Trump's sinking ship start climbing back on

How’s this for an embodiment of the Republican Party’s “can’t live with him, can’t live without him” attitude toward Donald Trump? Both Sens. John Thune and Deb Fischer have called for Trump to drop out … but say they’ll still vote for him.  "I plan to vote for Mr. Show More Summary

Deb Fischer Endorses, Unendorses And Then Re-Endorses Donald Trump

WASHINGTON ? Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) called for Donald Trump to step down as the Republican presidential nominee on Saturday ? but she’s still going to vote for him, she said Tuesday. “Like most Nebraskans, I am fully committed toShow More Summary

Republican Principles

Above: Deb Fischer (R-NE) I have never seen such principled politicians as the Republicans standing up to Donald Trump. Three days after calling on Donald Trump to quit the presidential race, Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) jumped right back on the Trump train on Tuesday, saying voting for the GOP nominee was “not a tough choice.” […]

GOP Sen. Fischer backs Trump despite call to step aside

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Deb Fischer, a conservative GOP loyalist from Nebraska who just days ago called for Donald Trump to step aside, has swung back behind the embattled billionaire after he refused to quit the race. On Friday, Fischer...Show More Summary

After Unendorsing Trump, Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer Reendorses Trump

Over the weekend, Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer was one of the Republicans who withdrew her endorsement of Donald Trump after a 2005 tape in which the candidate describes grabbing and kissing women without their consent surfaced. Read more...

WTF? Nebraska Senator endorsed, unendorsed and now has reendorsed Trump

And we’re supposed to endorse a legislator with this degree of uncertainty? Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer was on Donald Trump’s team. Then she wasn’t. Now she is again. Fischer, who on Saturday suggested Republican nominee Donald Trump should “step aside and allow Mike Pence” to become the GOP’s candidate, made it clear Tuesday that she [...]

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