Brewer challenges Smith for Congress

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KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) - A former Nebraska Army National Guard soldier is launching a tough new mission to unseat the Republican congressman who represents the western two-thirds of the state.

Retired Col. Tom Brewer said Thursday he had decided to run against fellow Republican and incumbent Adrian Smith in Nebraska’s 3rd District.

Brewer said he knows it will be difficult to defeat Smith, who has held the House seat since 2007, but Brewer said he wants to make sure western Nebraska has a strong

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