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First-term Nebraska Republican senator announces retirement

Sen. Mike Johanns (R-NE), in his first term in the Senate, unexpectedly announced Monday that he will not be seeking re-election. The 62-year-old senator and former Governor of Nebraska was swept into power in the very red state in 2008, taking the place of former Sen. Chuck Hagel, who Johanns…

Eight Senate Republicans vote against the Violence Against Women Act

Eight Republican senators voted Monday against proceeding to the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), a bipartisan bill to aid victims of domestic and sexual violence. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Mike Lee (R-UT), Tim Scott (R-SC), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Mike Johanns (R-NE), Rand Paul (R-KY), Pat Roberts (R-KS), and James…

Another Milepost On The Road To Oblivion

Scary black guy is scary. Sen. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.) on Tuesday accused President Obama of “threatening” the Supreme Court as it prepares a ruling on the constitutionality of the healthcare reform law. Speaking a day after Obama warned against “unelected” judges overturning the law, Johanns said Obama crossed the line…

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