Press Releases

Sen. Deb Fischer praised Scott Pruitt’s “leadership” to head the EPA, now he’s being called out for abuses in office

When Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) voted to approve Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, she praised his “leadership.” But on Thursday, Pruitt testified before two Congressional committees, who questioned him about a string of abuses and other allegations of misdeeds since taking the job. This begs the question: How’s that leadership working out, […]

DNC Files Lawsuit Against Russia, Wikileaks and Trump Campaign For Attack On Democracy

Today, the Democratic National Committee filed a complaint in federal court against Russia, Wikileaks, and the Trump campaign for their brazen attack on our democracy, including the DNC hack and dissemination of stolen documents. Russia found a willing partner in the Trump campaign, which shared their goal of hurting the Democratic Party and electing Donald […]

Farmers floundering as Fischer spins wheels

The understandable despair in Nebraska’s ag sector is happening on Sen. Deb. Fischer’s watch. The U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the specter of a trade war with China will harm Nebraska’s depressed farm economy, which is in the fourth year of a slump —  American farmers’ profits will fall this year to […]

Bacon Votes for Cruel Farm Bill that Hurts Farmers, Children and Disabled

Further cementing his profile as a self-serving politician, Representative Don Bacon voted today for the 2018 Farm Bill in the House Agriculture Committee. Make no mistake—the 2018 Farm Bill is a cruel and reckless bill that puts New York farmers and the entire region’s economy at risk. In an agricultural region where farmers are already […]

Nebraska Democratic Party Statement on Van Argyrakis

The Nebraska Democratic Party released the following statement on Van Argyrakis. “The NDP is disgusted with the alleged actions of Mr. Argyrakis. His alleged conduct does not represent the values of our Democratic Party.  The NDP does not support his candidacy in any way. We are reviewing options to replace his name on the ballot […]