Partial government shutdown tactics split Nebraska Senate candidates
The four Nebraska Senate candidates: Clockwise from upper left: Shane Osborn, Sid Dinsdale, Bart McLeay and Ben Sasse.
Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:00 am
The GOP Senate field in Nebraska is as divided on the recent federal shutdown as are Republicans on the national front.
Two Republican candidates — Ben Sasse of Fremont and Shane Osborn of Omaha — said they supported the original strategy of Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas to defund President Barack Obama's health care law. That strategy led to the shutdown.
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:00 am.