• May 11: Nebraska's GOP Senate race a test of Tea Party's national strategy
• April 30: U.S. Senate candidates: Feds need oversight of data mining
• April 23: Nebraska's U.S. Senate primary candidates stick to familiar topics at Omaha forum
• April 21: Ben Sasse, Shane Osborn try to pin label of D.C. insider on each other
• March 2: Nebraska's U.S. Senate candidates look near and far for campaign cash
Age: 42 Home: Fremont Party: Republican Occupation: Midland University president Public offices held: None Education: Bachelor’s degree, Harvard University; master’s degree, St. John's College; master’s degrees and doctorate, Yale University Family: Married; three children Faith: Lutheran
Before he entered the race, Sasse was little known in Nebraska outside his native Fremont, where he heads Midland University. But he has gained traction in his Senate bid, partly because of his focus on opposing the Affordable Care Act. He says his background in crisis management would help him solve Washington’s problems.
• May 7, 2014: Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum endorses Ben Sasse
• May 7, 2014: Sasse's kids appear in TV ad, become subject of political fight
• April 30, 2014: Nebraska Farm Bureau endorses Ben Sasse
• April 27, 2014: Ben Sasse's health plan taken for checkup
• April 26, 2014: Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz rally 1,000 for Ben Sasse in North Platte
• April 24, 2014: Sasse shifts tactics, calls ad by Osborn 'hypocritical'
• April 17, 2014: PAC funded by Sen. candidate Ben Sasse's great-uncle releases Osborn attack ad
• March 22, 2014: Sasse unveils plan for military advisory council
• March 14, 2014: Senate candidate Ben Sasse gets $325K ad buy, Sarah Palin's endorsement
Age: 63 Home: Omaha Party: Democrat Occupation: Lawyer, private practice Public offices held: None Education: Attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; law degree, University of Nebraska Family: Married; three children Faith: Christian
An accomplished attorney, Domina participated in some of the state’s most high-profile trials, including recently representing landowners opposed to the Keystone XL pipeline running across their land. He ran unsuccessfully for governor in 1986. He says he wants to go to Washington to seek common ground on important issues.
• April 27, 2014: Primary cakewalk frees Hassebrook, Domina to focus on November
• Jan. 27, 2014: Senate candidates' minimum wage views fall along partisan lines
• Jan. 21, 2014: David Domina, a Democrat, joins race for Mike Johanns' Senate seat