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US Allies Threatened By Russian Nukes Under Biden

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Russia's growing nuclear arsenal and President Biden's inaction on nuclear weapons may put American allies in grave danger, Republicans and defense experts say. [...] Rep. Don Bacon (R., Neb.), a co-chair of the House Baltic caucus, said that a weakened nuclear stance would also hurt other European allies. "Our European allies understand the importance of countering Russia and China’s growing thre... Read more »

Congresista Don Bacon DACA y TPS tienen su amparo

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La Cámara de Representantes ya dio luz verde a la posibilidad de que cientos de personas con DACA o TPS se conviertan en ciudadanos. Ahora, esta propuesta comienza su arduo camino de votación por el Senado. "Localmente, congresistas como Don Bacon se aseguraron de brindar su voto a la propuesta de ley. Su apoyo, es la manera de cumplir una promesa que le hizo a nuestra comunidad desde un principi... Read more »

Rep. Bacon Tours Western Nebraska

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Congressman Don Bacon, Republican U.S. Representative representing Nebraska’s Second Congressional District, toured Western Nebraska recently. On the tour, he stopped in Sidney to meet with local Republicans and businesses, including the Sidney Sun-Telegraph newspaper. In his visit at the Sun-Telegraph, Bacon stressed the importance of diversity in agriculture, for example the difference between p... Read more »

US Rep. Don Bacon comes to the Panhandle

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U.S. Representative Don Bacon held a meeting Wednesday with Panhandle crop producers, cattlemen and local officials hosted in part by the Nebraska Dry Bean Commission. The meeting with the Omaha representative stretched over several hours and was held in a conference room at the Weborg 21 Centre with a dozen or so attendees. Bacon held a similar meeting in North Platte on Thursday and told the St... Read more »

Watch now: US Sen. Don Bacon talks about his fact-finding trip

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Congressman Don Bacon of Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District visited many ag producers, farmers, and businesses to discuss his work on the House Ag Committee and the upcoming Farm Bill. https://nptelegraph.com/video/news/watch-now-us-sen-don-bacon-talks-about-his-fact-finding-trip/video_ce015c8b-dddc-56eb-816e-d3d52940116b.html Read more »

Omaha woman honored as Unsung Hero

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Omaha woman honored as Unsung Hero OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - For years, Ella Willis has worked to beautify her neighborhood and her community. She tells 6 News she was motivated by her early years living in Mississippi. “I was coming up with 14 kids. We didn’t have grass ‘cause we kept it all down. When I left home and got married, the beauty of having a nice yard and flowers and all that was my main t... Read more »

'We all want our nation to succeed': Rep. Don Bacon calls for bipartisanship, civility

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WASHINGTON — Following President Joe Biden's inauguration, Rep. Don Bacon issued a statement calling for his "fellow Nebraskans and Americans" to join him in being committed to the "spirit of bipartisanship and civility." In his statement, Bacon wished the Biden administration well and said he respects the election, adding that he will be looking for "areas of consensus for the sake of our country... Read more »

GOP Problem-Solver On Legislation He Thinks Will Unite Lawmakers

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GOP Problem-Solver On Legislation He Thinks Will Unite Lawmakers NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Rep. Don Bacon, R-Neb., a member of the Problem Solvers Caucus, about what legislation he thinks lawmakers will come together across the aisle for and pass quickly. https://www.npr.org/2021/01/19/958472430/gop-problem-solver-on-legislation-he-thinks-will-unite-lawmakers Read more »