Ridiculously ridiculous and more — #NebDems News

Former President Donald Trump is preparing to inflict himself on the good people of Nebraska at one of his ridiculously ridiculous rallies.

Yes, folks, Trump is holding a “Save America Rally” — ordinally scheduled for Friday but moved to Sunday because of severe weather warnings — at the I-80 Speedway near Greenwood, touting Republican gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster, who Trump has endorsed.

The rally was scheduled after eight women told the Nebraska Examiner that Herbster touched them inappropriately while hugging them during public appearances.

Of course Trump has been repeatedly accused of sexual misconduct over the course of his business and political careers, and denied the allegations as politically motivated, which is exactly what Herbster is doing.

Herbster took a page from Trump’s playbook and filed a defamation lawsuit against Republican Sen. Julie Slama, who initially was the only woman to go on the record with her allegations that Herbster groped her.

He also released a video message accusing political opponents of fomenting false claims against him, and he invoked Trump. “Just like the establishment attacked President Trump,” he said, “now they’re lying about me.”

A desperate man.

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Nebraska’s county election commissioners are mailing out Vote-by-Mail ballots for the May 10 primary!

Make sure you fill yours out and mail it in.

Also, in-person early voting at county election commissioner offices has started.

LEARN MORE.

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Join the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee for a series of CD2 Volunteer Leader Training workshops! We will learn the fundamentals of how to become a volunteer leader, conduct in-person voter registration activities, and the best practices of our Direct Voter Contact operations as part of our organizing plan for NE-02.

The NDP, Douglas County Democrats and Sarpy County Democrats are helping sponsor the events.

The next session is June 7. Sign up here.

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Learn all about the May 10 primary election and more at the NDP at the NDP Voting Center.

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If you want to keep up on NDP happenings and get our weekly blog as well as our daily News Clips and Talking Points, just send an email to kevin@nebraskademocrats.org

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Register now for the 51st Annual National Federation of Democratic Women Convention, which will be held via ZOOM! Early Bird registration is open now.

Sign up here.

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Help build the NDP and become a Monthly Donor to help us help Dems win in 2022 and beyond! We need your help!

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Join us on a Welcome-to-the-Party call!! We cover topics such as voter registration and redistricting.

The next call is May 3. Sign up here.

If you have suggestions for topics to cover, please email gina@nebraskademocrats.org.

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Sign up for an NDP Phone Bank! We will be calling folks who we sent a Vote-by-Mail Application.

We are also going to call/text folks to return their VBM ballots when it arrives. This will be going on monthly up until election Day (May 10 and November 8).

SIGN UP HERE.

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Get your NDP swag at the NDP/Shirts 101 store!

There are lots of designs, including some terrific Jomaha/Blue Dot swag!

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We leave you this week with a rendering by Mike Luckovich.

–By Kevin O’Hanlon/NDP Communications Director

NOTE: If you’d like to receive #NebDems News via email, just let us know by sending a note to: info@nebraskademocrats.org

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IMPORTANT DATES

April 30: Lancaster County Patriots Dinner

May 2: Last day to request a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the May 10 primary and for in-person voter registration

May 3: Weekly Tuesday Phone Bank to register voters in CD2

May 3: Welcome-to-the-Party call

May 5: Weekly Thursday Phone Bank to register voters in CD2

May 3: CD2 Volunteer Leader Training workshop

May 7: NDP Phone Bank

May 10: Primary election

June 10-11: The National Federation of Democratic Women 51st Annual Convention via Zoom

June 18: Omaha Branch NAACP Juneteenth parade

June 28: CD1 Special Election

July 1: Deadline for application to the NDP Women’s Caucus for the Helen Boosalis Scholarship

Aug. 6: NDP Yard Sign Drive Thru in Grand Island

Aug. 6: NDP Yard Sign Drive Thru in Lincoln

Aug. 6: NDP Yard Sign Drive Thru in Omaha

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