Press Releases

NDP’s Kleeb: Trump’s Emergency Declaration a “Campaign Stunt”

NDP Chair Jane Kleeb issued the following statement today on President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.–Mexico border. “Trump declares a national emergency on a wall he promised Mexico would pay for and now is leaving D.C. for his country club. Sounds more like a campaign stunt to feed red meat to […]

NDP’s Kleeb Demands that Nebraska Republicans Return Contributions from Racist Joe Ricketts

NDP Chair Jane Kleeb today demanded that the Nebraska Republican Party and its GOP candidates and officeholders return all contributions received from TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts, who was called out this week for a series of racist and anti-Muslim emails. “Joe Ricketts makes huge donations to the Nebraska GOP and has given thousands of […]

NDP’s Kleeb Responds to Trump’s State of the Union Address

NDP Chair Jane Kleeb made the following statement following President Trump’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday evening. “President Trump started and ended with lofty language sandwiched between predictable rhetoric about his broken promise of the wall that Mexico was to fund. Farmers are confronting climate change growing biofuels and installing wind and solar […]

Jim Rogers Named Executive Director of the NDP

Veteran political operative Jim Rogers has been named executive director of the Nebraska Democratic Party. “Jim has a deep understanding of Nebraska’s political landscape and respect for party operations,” said NDP Chair Jane Kleeb. “His leadership and skills are huge assets as we head to the 2019 City of Lincoln election and the 2020 campaign […]

NDP Chair Kleeb Statement on the Death of Former NDP Chair and PSC Commissioner Anne Boyle

Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb issued the following statement in response to the death Saturday of former NDP Chair and PSC Commissioner Anne Boyle. “Anne Boyle was a trailblazer, bringing women along with her at all levels of government. She served the Nebraska Democratic Party as our Chair and the people of Nebraska with […]