Bruning and attorneys general from about two dozen other states are challenging the law in court, which Bruning has used on the campaign trail to paint himself as a thorn in the side of Obama and Democrats.

He traveled to Washington, D.C., in April for the Supreme Court's oral hearings on the constitutionality of the individual mandate component of the law.

Bruning has been regularly releasing new television ads as he works to defeat his two opponents in the GOP primary: state Sen. Deb FischerDebra (Deb) Strobel FischerBill to bolster gun background checks gains enough support to break filibuster Senate Republicans call on Trump to preserve NAFTA US trade deficit rises on record imports from China MORE and state Treasurer Don Stenberg. The winner will face former Sen. Bob Kerrey (D-Neb.) in the general election.

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