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Sasse visits Norfolk Rotary Club

NORFOLK - Senator Ben Sasse was in Norfolk Tuesday to speak at the Norfolk Rotary Club's meeting. Sasse took questions from those in attendance, and one topic that came up was term limits. Sasse says he's all for term limits, and he thinks there should be three term limits in the House and two term


GOP Sen. Ben Sasse not impressed with his own party, says it lacks 'clarity of any long-term vision'

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I'm Ben Sasse, B*TCH! NYT Manson piece gets REKT in 1 tweet from our fave Nebraskan senator

From this hot mess opinion piece published by the NYT: Mr. Manson was not the end point of the counterculture. If anything, he was a backlash against the civil rights movement and a harbinger of white supremacist race warriors like Dylann Roof, the lunatic fringe of the alt-right. Just ... what? W


Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse Warns Iowa Republicans

Photo: WNAX Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse warned against false idols, political tribalism and an addiction to "24/7 news cycles" during a speech in Iowa Saturday night. * Sasse was the featured speaker at a fundraiser in Des Moines for The Family Leader, a Christian conservative organization. Sasse t


Watch: Ben Sasse Had a Few Words To Say to Reporters About Growing Political Tribalism

Sen. Ben Sasse (R - Neb.) took a moment to speak to reporters in Iowa on Saturday at The Family Leader's Celebrate the Family event and responded to a question about making speeches to likeminded individuals. Sasse responded with a perfect summary of American political life and what's happening with


Don't trust politicians to solve our problems, U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse tells Iowa crowd

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Don't look to politics to solve the pressing problems in American culture or address looming technological and economic changes that will rearrange American society, U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse told an Iowa audience Saturday. Politicians, he said, simply aren't up to the


Ben Sasse: The Challenges We Face Are Bigger Than Government

(Des Moines, IA) At The FAMiLY Leader's Celebrate the Family Banquet held at the Marriott in Downtown Des Moines on Saturday night the focus was off of politics, even for the United States Senator who was the keynote speaker for the evening. "I have no intention to talk about 2016 at all tonight, or


Republican Leaders Attend 'Celebrate the Family' Event

IOWA -- The Family Leader's Celebrate the Family event on Saturday drew in Republicans from all across the state and one from Nebraska. Republican Senator Ben Sasse has been an outspoken critic at times of President Trump, but said Saturday's event was not about politics. Sasse knows any time an out


GOP's Sasse likes tax bill, but won't call it key to 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year's elections. The Nebraska Republican, who addressed an evangelical conservative group Saturday night, told reporters after his speech that he


Lancaster County Attorney nominated for federal post

President Trump has nominated Lancaster County Attorney Joe Kelly to be the next U.S. attorney for Nebraska. The U.S. Senate will have to confirm the nomination. No hearing has been scheduled. Kelly is in his second term as Lancaster County Attorney. The Republican was elected in 2010, and re-electe


Sen. Ben Sasse: American Bar Association scored nominee low over Nebraska’s abortion law

Sen. Ben Sasse on Thursday accused the American Bar Association of giving one of President Trump's judicial nominees a low score because the man had defended Nebraska's late-term abortion ban when he was the state's chief deputy attorney general. The ABA rated Leonard Grasz, nominated to the 8th U.S


Deb Fischer, Ben Sasse call for Roy Moore to drop out of Alabama Senate race

WASHINGTON - Both of Nebraska's U.S. Senators say Republican Roy Moore should drop out of the Alabama Senate race. Speaking to reporters last week, Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., described allegations of sexual misconduct against Moore as disturbing. "If the allegations are true, he needs to withdraw fro


Jonah's Off Target Again

In his latest anti-Trump tear, National Review editor Jonah Goldberg warns that "the GOP can't afford to chase away its own." The GOP's own, for Goldberg, means "middle-class suburbanites," whom he depicts as the base of his party. These suburbanites, who are supposedly the heart and soul of the Rep


Lighten up, Francis: Sen. Ben Sasse shuts frothy troll down in 4 HILARIOUS little words

When the political world is such a disaster and everyone is consistently pissed off on social media, it's these interactions that keep us going ... and laughing. Take a look: These high school kids just finished #Harvest17 at more than 200,000 bushels & >11 million pounds of grain. Wow... pic.twitt


Nebraska senator decries Huskers defense after loss to Minnesota

Nebraska got housed by Minnesota, 54-21, on Saturday to fall to 4-6 on the season. The Huskers appear to be diving into a tailspin as the season comes to a close, and Nebraska senator Ben Sasse is as disappointed as the rest of the fans. He's referring to the 409 yards Minnesota racked up on the gr


Will this be the new 'Alpha House'?

Last week, Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) purchased a three-bedroom Victorian on Capitol Hill that possibly could become the backdrop of a quirky Web series skewering Washington. Hey, it's happened before. A Sasse spokesman told the Washington Business Journal that the lawmaker, who paid $926,000 for the h


Ben Sasse buys D.C. town house for $926,000, plans to rent it out much of the year

WASHINGTON - Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., has a new home on Capitol Hill. Sasse paid $926,000 for a Victorian town house at 403 Constitution Ave. NE, according to the D.C. Recorder of Deeds. The purchase was first reported by the Washington Business Journal, which quoted Sasse spokesman James Wegmann say


Why Would Republicans Scrap the Adoption Tax Credit?

It doesn't cost taxpayers much money, but it makes an enormous difference in the lives of adoptive families. The federal adoption tax credit is a tiny sliver of federal spending-the $300 million spent annually equals less than 0.01 percent of the federal budget. But the House GOP's proposal to scrap


Conservatives hit GOP tax bill for nixing adoption credit

Greg Nash The House Republican tax bill is drawing fire from the right because of a provision that would completely eliminate a tax credit for adoptive parents. Religious groups, as well as House and Senate conservatives, say that by eliminating the credit, the proposal goes against the GOP's "pro-


Nebraska's Capitol Hill GOP Mum on Mueller

Omaha, Ne.-With one limited exception all five Nebraska Republicans on Capitol Hill are mum on Mueller. Following Monday's 1-man guilty plea and 2-man indictment from Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, News Channel Nebraska posed a series of emailed questions to Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse, a