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Stories with subject: Filibusters
  • Omaha, Lincoln gun ordinances survive repeal attempt 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 12:46 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - A bill that would have overturned local gun restrictions in Omaha and Lincoln in favor of statewide policies was defeated by a filibuster Wednesday after opponents and supporters failed to compromise.

  • Senate confirms Restrepo as other nominees languish story has photos
    Updated: Jan-11-16 6:41 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Senate Monday confirmed President Barack Obama's last remaining nominee to a U.S. appeals court, seating Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo after a wait of more than 400 days.