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  1. Sen. Krist slams GOP; party dismisses criticism of Gov. Ricketts (AUDIO)

    State Sen. Bob Krist breaks with the Republican Party in announcing an independent run for governor, but the party doesn’t view his candidacy as much of a threat. Krist, a retired Air Force pilot from Omaha, says a number of Republicans have expressed to him dissatisfaction with Gov. Pete Ricketts. “That there are a large…
  2. CNN White House correspondent, UNL grad, Jeff Zeleny says Trump changed the rules (AUDIO)

    A University of Nebraska graduate who has had a front row seat to the unconventional presidency of Donald Trump says though the rules of Washington have changed, the news media must continue to focus on its job. CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jeff Zeleny delivered the Peter J. Hoagland Integrity in Public Service Lecture at…
  3. Former Sen. Chuck Hagel says U.S. will have to leave Afghanistan, eventually (AUDIO)

    Former Defense Secretary and United States Senator from Nebraska, Chuck Hagel, says the United States needs to get out of Afghanistan, adding it won’t be easy. Hagel says the Afghan government is more corrupt now than when Americans sent troops there 16 years ago. Hagel doesn’t believe the answer is to send in more troops.…
  4. Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha announces independent candidacy for governor (AUDIO)

    State Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha has announced he will run as an independent for governor. “I am running for governor, because Nebraskans want a strong, independent leader,” Krist announced during a news conference in the Capitol Rotunda. Krist said he had spent the past several weeks speaking with his family, friends, and Nebraska voters [&#…