Omaha, NE--Gov. Dave Heineman is endorsing Attorney General Jon Bruning in the hotly contested Republican primary race for governor. Heineman is throwing his support behind the three-term attorney general.
The announcement is potentially huge for Bruning, who has been locked in a tight, six-man GOP primary race. The other candidates are Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts, Omaha tax attorney Bryan Slone, State Auditor Mike Foley and state Sens. Tom Carlson of Holdrege and Beau McCoy of Omaha.