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Senate approves Hagel for defense

Senate approves Hagel for defense

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Former Sen. Chuck Hagel Tuesday won Senate confirmation to be the new U.S. defense secretary.
Kerrey leaves post at the New School

Kerrey leaves post at the New School

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey, D-Neb., has left a controversial post as president-emeritus of the New School in New York, university officials confirmed.
Redistricting turns comrades into competitors

Redistricting turns comrades into competitors

That saying about the legislative process being akin to sausage-making could apply to post-redistricting party primaries. The decennial redrawing of congressional districts has forced members of the same party to square off during party primaries across the United States.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Billionaire Warren Buffett endorses Bob Kerrey

Billionaire Warren Buffett endorses Bob Kerrey

OMAHA, June 26 (UPI) -- Billionaire investor Warren Buffett plans to hold a fundraiser later this month for Nebraska Democratic Senate candidate Bob Kerrey in Omaha, officials say.

Fischer wins Nebraska Senate GOP primary

LINCOLN, Neb., May 16 (UPI) -- State Sen. Deb Fischer was headed for a victory over state Attorney General Jon Bruning Tuesday in the Nebraska U.S. Senate primary, returns indicated.

Fischer, Bruning in tight Nebraska primary

LINCOLN, Neb., May 15 (UPI) -- State Sen. Deb Fischer and state Attorney General Jon Bruning were locked in a tight race for the GOP Senate nomination in Nebraska's Tuesday primary election.
Nebraska, Oregon next stops for train to RNC

Nebraska, Oregon next stops for train to RNC

The dance before the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., in August has become more of a cakewalk for Mitt Romney.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 18, 2012.
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Bob Kerrey makes ballot for U.S. Senate

Bob Kerrey makes ballot for U.S. Senate

OMAHA, March 16 (UPI) -- Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale Friday ruled Bob Kerrey does not meet residency requirements but nonetheless can run for his old U.S. Senate seat.

Former Sen. Kerrey says he'll run again

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Former Sen. Bob Kerrey, D-Neb., who moved to New York after retiring from Congress in 2001, wants to come home and run for Senate again, a senior Democrat says.
Bob Kerrey won't run for U.S. Senate

Bob Kerrey won't run for U.S. Senate

LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Former Nebraska Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey said Tuesday he has no plans to seek a return to the Senate by running for the Democratic nomination in Nebraska.
Gingrich teary about mom's mental health

Gingrich teary about mom's mental health

DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich said he has a hard time with personal issues and teared up at an Iowa town-hall meeting over his mother's mental health.
Nebraska's Nelson retiring from Senate

Nebraska's Nelson retiring from Senate

WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson, D-Neb., said Tuesday "it is time to move on" and he will not seek a third term in 2012.
Former Sen. Bob Kerrey to helm MPAA

Former Sen. Bob Kerrey to helm MPAA

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey, D-Neb., is set to become the new head of the Motion Picture Association of America.
Source: Kerrey top choice to head MPAA

Source: Kerrey top choice to head MPAA

LOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey, D-Neb., is the choice of major studios to head the Motion Picture Association of America, a source told The Hollywood Reporter.

University protest ends with arrests

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- More than 20 people who occupied a building at the New School in New York to demand the resignation of President Bob Kerrey were arrested Friday.

Faculty gives Kerrey no-confidence vote

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey was given a no-confidence vote Wednesday by faculty at the New School, the New York university he has run since 2001.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, April 18, 2008.
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Younger McCain's Iraq duty accents father

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif., April 6 (UPI) -- Support of the Iraq war by presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain is underscored by his son's service in Iraq's Anbar province, backers say.

Kerrey won't run for Senate

OMAHA, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Bob Kerrey, a former governor and U.S. Senator, said he has decided against running in Nebraska's Senate primary.

Hagel to retire from U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., has decided to step down when his term ends in January 2009, aides said Saturday.

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UPI almanac for Wednesday, April 18, 2007.
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New School protesters want McCain out

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- Students and faculty at the progressive New York college, the New School, are protesting plans for U.S. Sen. John McCain to be the commencement speaker.

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