GOP candidates tout support in Nebraska Senate race

The winner of the GOP primary is expected to face Kerrey, a popular former governor and senator who initially opted out of running for retiring Sen. Ben Nelson's (D-Neb.) seat, but changed his mind last week.

Another poll released Tuesday by Rasmussen, a GOP polling firm, showed all three Republicans in the primary — Stenberg, Bruning and state Sen. Deb FischerDeb FischerSenate panel clears 'Internet of Things' bill Democrats block energy spending bill over Iran amendment GOP lawmakers vie for convention power MORE — beating Kerrey by double digits in a general election. In the case of Bruning, the Republican lead was 22 points over Kerrey.

The Rasmussen poll of 500 likely voters was conducted March 5 and had a margin of error of plus or minus 4.5 percentage points.

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