Nebraska senator has already drawn a primary challenger in his bid for a second term
Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse, left, here with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz last week, faces a primary challenger as he bids for a second term. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Ben Sasse, who has publicly grappled with ambivalence about the Senate, the Republican Party and President Donald Trump, ended months of speculation about his plans with the announcement that he will run again for his Nebraska Senate seat.
“What’s at stake in 2020 is a choice between civics and socialism,” he said Monday at the Millard airport, outside of Omaha, where he was introduced by a string of state GOP leaders.