Democrat Bob Kerrey bought Omaha house during his unsuccessful 2012 Senate race vs. Deb Fischer.
Joe Jordan | Nebraska Watchdog Shane Osborn walking in the recent Elkhorn Days parade As Shane Osborn kicks-off his U.S. Senate campaign Thursday, it appears he’s looking to follow in Deb Fischer’s strategic footsteps. When Fischer came out of nowhere to win last year’s GOP primary against two better known candidates, Jon Bruning and Don...
Sarah Palin’s PAC is out with a new video, one that quotes from her anti-consultant CPAC speech and that touts her notable endorsements of candidates who went on to win (including Ted Cruz and Deb Fischer): Keep reading this post...
Senate Democrats voted on Friday against an amendment from pro-life Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska to the budget that would offer Americans conscience protections from the controversial HHS mandate. The amendment would establish a deficit-neutral reserve fund to protect women’s access to health care, including primary and preventive care, but in a manner consistent with [...]
Perhaps the cloture vote on Chuck Hagel was a passing of the guard on the right. Among the 27 senators who stood firm against cloture, doing all they could, were Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Deb Fischer (R-Okla.), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Ted … Continue reading ?
“He’s probably as good as we’re going to get.”
She is the only Republican freshman in the Senate to have picked up a Democratic seat, and she has had a series of tricky votes and issues to navigate in her first days in office. Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) has pulled it off with aplomb. Read full article >>
Newly-minted Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) indicated that the GOP hopes to maintain full spending for military programs. Read more...
(CNN) - Sen. Deb Fischer, who was sworn into her first term just over a week ago, laid out a path for the Republican Party to follow through the debt limit and spending battles ahead in the next few months. "These hardworking taxpayers are tired of petty 'beltway battles' and they're frustrated with the lack [...]
Deb Fischer will be sworn in today as Nebraska's first female senator, a title she won in a landslide. (58 percent to former Senator Bob Kerrey's 42 percent.) But what is Fischer, a 61-year-old cattle rancher, all about — and what does her win mean for Nebraska's women? This PBS interview gives us an idea. More »
Of the 12 newly-elected U.S. Senators to take their seats in the 113th Congress, just four were born in the state they will represent: Republican Jeff Flake of Arizona, Republican Deb Fischer of Nebraska, Democrat Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota,...
Good news! There are so many women in the Senate after last week’s historic election, that it takes TWO posts to introduce them! This week, meet Senators-Elect Fischer and Heitkamp. Senator-Elect, Deb Fischer, Nebraska Senator-Elect Fischer is the only newly elected Republican woman. Show More Summary
In an election cycle in which progressive media tried to demonize the Tea Party and paint Republicans as hostile toward woman, Nebraska Senator-elect Deb Fischer will be important in Washington as a reform-minded Tea Party senator who...Show More Summary
The SBA List and our pro-life mission certainly had some bright spots last night with the election of a 2nd prolife woman in the Senate, Deb Fischer, as well as the retaining of Michele Bachmann, who was heavily targeted by the left, and the return of Steve King. Those were three bright spots but overall [...]
We didn't just Upgrade the Senate this cycle, we put a record number of women in it. According to EMILY's List late Tuesday night: With the victories of Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Deb Fischer (R-NE), we’ve reached an historic number of women serving in the Senate. Show More Summary
(CNN) – In Nebraska, Republican state Rep. Deb Fischer defeated former Democratic Sen. Bob Kerrey to win a U.S. Senate seat, according to a CNN projection. Fischer led 58% to 42%, with 82 percent of the estimated vote total, when the projection was made. She will fill the seat currently occupied by retiring two-term Democratic [...]
When the new Congress is seated in January, it will include a record number of women. Wins for Democrat Elizabeth Warren in Massachusetts, Republican Deb Fischer in Nebraska, and Democrat Tammy Baldwin in Wisconsin will make all three the first female senators from their state. Show More Summary
Republican state Sen. Deb Fischer beat former Nebraska governor and senator Bob Kerrey to take over a U.S. Senate seat that had been held by a Democrat for more than a decade.
Republican Deb Fischer has defeated former Democratic Senator and Governor Bob Kerrey in the Nebraska Senate race, according to projections from ABC News and CBS News. With 42 percent of precincts reporting, Fischer has earned 55.8 percent of the vote, compared to Kerrey's 44.2 percent. Show More Summary