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PNS Daily Newscast UPDATE - October 17, 2019 


Congressman Elijah Cummings has died. Also on the rundown: President Trump puts some distance between himself and policy on Syria. South Dakota awaits a SCOTUS ruling on the insanity defense, plus the focus remains on election security for 2020.

2020Talks - October 17, 2019 


Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar, two members of the Squad, endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders. Plus, some candidates are spending more than they're raising.

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Archive: January 17, 2019

Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers, I-Omaha, plans to introduce a bill that would prohibit candidates from transferring campaign donations to other candidates. (Hollywata/Flicker)

LINCOLN, Neb. – It's been nine years since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark Citizens United decision, and grassroots groups in Nebraska are still struggling to limit the influence of money in politics. Jack Gould, issues chairman for the advocacy group Common Cause Nebraska, s ...Read More

Andrew Wheeler, who is nominated to head the Environmental Protection Agency, worked as a lobbyist for the coal industry. (USDA)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Moms from Ohio are among those asking elected leaders to think hard about making Andrew Wheeler the nation's top environmental steward. In the seven months since becoming acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Wheeler has moved to unravel regulations, i ...Read More

Federal workers held a rally last Thursday against the shutdown and say they expect an even bigger turnout Friday. (T.J. Hitt)

DETROIT – Federal employees fed up with the government shutdown are planning to brave the cold and rally in front of the Federal Building in Detroit on Friday. About 2,000 Michiganders work for federal agencies, and a little more than half are working without pay, while the rest are locked o ...Read More

Gov. Andrew Cuoma wants to more than double new large scale, land based wind and solar projects. (4dr14nqg/pixabay)

ALBANY, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for a massive expansion of clean energy in New York. In his State of the State and Budget address on Tuesday, the governor called for a commitment to move New York State to 70 percent carbon free electricity by 2030 and 100 percent by 2040, the mos ...Read More

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