Endorsements emphasized in Neb. US Senate race - Article Photos 7/7

Republican Senate candidate Deb Fischer, is applauded by fellow Republicans Gov. Dave Heinemann, right, Sen. Mike Johanns R-Neb., second left, and Rep. Jeff Fortenberry R-Neb., left, in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Fischer, on a campaign swing through Nebraska, is running against Democrat Bob Kerrey, who is expected to be endorsed later Thursday by former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)