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Ben Sasse on Gun Control

 


Self-described as pro-guns and pro-life

Enrollment has nearly doubled since he arrived, and was already growing at the fastest pace among Nebraska colleges when Midland recently bought Dana College in Blair, a Lutheran college that closed in 2010.

Sasse has also worked to "reinvent freshman year" to help students make the transition from high school--where they "have to get permission to pee"--to college.

"We decided not to waste a crisis," he said, quoting Rahm Emanuel, Obama's former chief of staff and now mayor of Chicago, recently dubbed "Chicago Bull" by Time magazine. Yes, that Rahm.

Sasse may be a self-described right-wing conservative--pro-guns and pro-life--but he isn't afraid to credit Emanuel with being "incredibly effective" at things such as reducing crime.

He also admits he's never run for public office before, and so is probably breaking some of the cardinal rules with such comments.

Source: Deena Winter in Nebraska Watchdog: 2014 Nebraska Senate race , Jun 14, 2013

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