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Nebraska Senate race

Ben Nelson to Retire

December 27, 2011

Democratic Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska has announced that he will not seek re-election in 2012.  This announcement is the political equivalent of trying to maintain the upper hand in a relationship. After playing hard to get for months during the negotiations over Obamacare, Nelson eventually voted for the legislation (and guaranteed its passage) after [...]

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Nelson Down 30 in Nebraska

December 29, 2009

Rasmussen Reports has released a poll showing that Democrat Senator Ben Nelson would lose re-election to Republican Governor Dave Heineman by a staggering 30 points if the 2012 election were held today.  Obviously the 2012 election isn’t being held today, but that shouldn’t provide Nelson much comfort. A poll showing a Republican with a healthy [...]

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