A look at congressional candidate Frank Broomell

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

NAME: Frank Broomell Jr.

Nebraska Democrats want GOP candidate to pull ad

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Nebraska Democrats are calling for a Republican candidate for governor to pull a televised campaign ad showing him knocking a Barack Obama doll off a fence post while criticizing the president's health care law.

Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation's health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common.

GOP gubernatorial candidates clash in debate

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson called rival Curtis Coleman's vow to resist some deployments of the Arkansas National Guard "inflammatory rhetoric" as the two squared off in a debate on Saturday.

Students can volunteer for Neb. primary election

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale is encouraging students too young to vote to show up at the polls for the state's May 13 primary.

Hill criticized in GOP debate over donation

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Republican congressional hopeful French Hill fended off criticism during a debate Saturday as his two rivals highlighted the Little Rock banking executive's donation to a former Democratic state treasurer's campaign and his support of a local sales tax measure.

It's mayor, grad student vs. machine in NJ race

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Two of the Democrats running for Congress in New Jersey's 1st District say they're in the race largely because they feared no one else would take on the third, a state senator and brother of a non-elected powerbroker.

Sen. Warren's book focuses on working family woes

| |Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

At the beginning of her new book, "A Fighting Chance," U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren describes the moment she grew up.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

|Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

GOP lawmaker objects to 9-0 vote for Obama library

|Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

At least one Republican lawmaker says he's filing a protest after an Illinois House committee recorded a 9-0 vote to commit $100 million to bring President Barack Obama's library to Chicago, even though only five Democrats — and none of the committee's four GOP members — were there.