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Peterson pledges not to use AG office for political gain


A bit of disillusionment drives Doug Peterson’s campaign for the attorney general’s office.

“I was a little frustrated over the years seeing the office utilized for personal political gain,” he explained. “When you serve the state of Nebraska, you have to be focused on what’s in the best interest of the state. There’s potential to be distracted if you factor in personal political ambition.”

Early on in his campaign, Peterson issued a public pledge not to seek another office during his term as attorney general, should he win. He also shies away from promises to spend time fig...

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