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Ben Nelson's Public Statements

Full Name: E. Benjamin 'Ben' Nelson
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Diane; 4 Children: Kevin, Kristy, Patrick, Sara
Birth Date: 05/17/1941
Birth Place: McCook, NE
Home City: Omaha, NE
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
Issue Position: Welfare Reform
Issue Position: Law Enforcement
Issue Position: Working for Taxpayers
Issue Position: Banking
Issue Position: Strengthening the Military
Issue Position: Making Health Insurance Affordable
Issue Position: Rural Air Service
Issue Position: Sportsmen's Caucus
Issue Position: Supporting Our National Guard
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Biofuels and Renewable Energy
Issue Position: Insurance Issues
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: First Responders
Issue Position: Military Families
Issue Position: Legal Reform
Issue Position: Nebraska's Working Families
Issue Position: Asbestos Litigation Reform
Issue Position: Rural Health
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Seniors' Health
Dec. 17, 2012 20 Years of Public Service Comes to an End
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Six Months After the Senate Passed a Bipartisan Jobs Bill, The House Has Failed to Act
Dec. 4, 2012 Senate Gives Alternative Fuels a Boost
Oct. 22, 2012 Conservation: A Nebraska Value
Oct. 15, 2012 A Match Made in Husker Heaven
Oct. 12, 2012 Nelson: STRATCOM a Necessary Tool to Prevent War
Oct. 11, 2012 Nelson Applauds Announcement of the National Strategic Research Institute
Oct. 5, 2012 Washington Gridlock Costs Jobs in Nebraska
Oct. 1, 2012 Nebraska's Sons, Some Leave and Some Return
Sept. 27, 2012 Letter to Chairman Bernanke, Comptroller Curry and Acting Chairman Gruenberg - Impact of New Basel III Capital Standards on Community Banks
Sept. 24, 2012 Column: Congress Undone
Sept. 20, 2012 Nelson Conveys Need for Unified Command to Head of Syrian Military Council
Sept. 19, 2012 Nelson: Washington Noise, Nebraska Consequences
Sept. 19, 2012 Lincoln Journal Star - Nelson Asks Who Will Fight for Nebraska Priorities
Sept. 17, 2012 Column: Veterans Need Our Help Finding Jobs
Sept. 14, 2012 Nelson Raises Concerns About Cairo Embassy Security to Egyptian Ambassador
Sept. 14, 2012 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice President of the European Commission, European Union
Sept. 12, 2012 Nelson: Tragedy in Libya Cause for National Unity
Sept. 10, 2012 Nelson Statement on the 11th Anniversary of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks
Aug. 31, 2012 Column: Working Together on a Nebraska Solution in Health Care
Aug. 29, 2012 Nelson Welcomes New Federal Support to Fight Illegal Drugs in Nebraska
Aug. 20, 2012 Column: Working Together Works Best for Nebraska and Nation
Aug. 20, 2012 Column: Working Together Works Best for Nebraska and Nation
Aug. 16, 2012 Remarks at Nebraska Chamber of Commerce
Aug. 13, 2012 Column: Nebraska Hit Hard By Spreading Drought
Aug. 10, 2012 Nelson Honored with Prestigious Award for Ethanol Advancement
Aug. 9, 2012 Touring Drought-Stricken Nebraska, Nelson Continues Call for Farm Bill
Aug. 8, 2012 Nelson Briefed by National Drought Mitigation Center, Renew Call for House to Pass Farm Bill
Aug. 6, 2012 Column: Back To The Future Congressional Style
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