Is Ben Sasse a tea party type in name only?

Some say the balance of power is shifting back to mainstream conservative wing of the Republican Party

Is Ben Sasse a tea party type in name only?

With Republican Ben Sasse, tea party groups figured out the riddle of winning elections in 2014: Claim a Republican as a member of the tribe, even if his approach to politics doesn’t line up exactly with their own. That’s not an option in next week’s Georgia and Kentucky primaries and later in other Republican bastions […]

Tea party candidate wins Nebraska GOP Senate primary

Tea party candidate wins Nebraska GOP Senate primary

The tea party scored a win in Nebraska on Tuesday as university president Ben Sasse captured the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in a bitter race that highlighted fissures within the GOP. Two women set the stage for history-making in West Virginia. Sasse, who had the backing of outside conservative groups, Sarah Palin and Sen. […]

Stuffed Trigger sold for $266,500

Stuffed Trigger sold for $266,500

A Nebraska cable TV network ponied up $266,500 for Roy Rogers’ stuffed and mounted horse, Trigger, at an auction in New York City on Wednesday. The movie cowboy’s faithful companion was bought by the cable company RFD-TV in Omaha, Neb., at a Christie’s auction of items from the now-closed Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum […]