GOP picks candidate to face former Sen. Kerrey for Nebraska seat
May 16th, 2012
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

GOP picks candidate to face former Sen. Kerrey for Nebraska seat

(CNN) - Nebraska state Sen. Deb Fischer won the Republican nomination for an open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, official results showed, beating two better-funded candidacies for the opportunity to face off against a former U.S. Senator for the open seat in November.

Fischer's upset toppled state Attorney General John Bruning, seen as the establishment candidate, and state Treasurer Don Stenberg, seen as the tea party favorite.

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Filed under: 2012 • Bob Kerrey • Deb Fischer • Nebraska
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