Former Midland University President Ben Sasse (R) raised $884,000 in the first quarter of the year, while former state Treasurer Shane Osborn (R) raised $617,000 and Pinnacle Bank Chairman Sid Dinsdale (R) raised $210,000. Sasse had "more than $1 million" in cash at the end of the quarter, Osborn had $768,000, and Dinsdale had $98,000. Attorney Bart McLeay has not reported fundraising numbers for the quarter. (Omaha World-Herald)
Sasse, Osborn, Dinsdale, and McLeay are seeking the Republican nomination in the race to replace retiring Sen. Mike Johanns (R).