Press Releases

NDP Chair Jane Kleeb, Auditor Candidate Jane Skinner, Call On Republican Auditor Charlie Janssen to Resign for Violating Public Trust by Drinking Beer on the Job

Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb and auditor candidate Jane Skinner demanded Monday that Republican state Auditor Charlie Janssen resign after an investigation revealed he often comes to work late and spends time swilling beer in a sports bar instead of doing his job. The Omaha World-Herald’s three-month investigation found that in the past month […]

NDP Chair Jane Kleeb, Auditor Candidate Jane Skinner, Call Out Republican Auditor Charlie Janssen After Investigation Reveals He Spends Long Hours Drinking Beer Instead of Doing His Job

An Omaha World-Herald investigation revealing that Republican state Auditor Charlie Janssen often comes to work late and spends time swilling beer in a sports bar instead of doing his job underscores the need for voters to reject his bid for a second term in office, said Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb on Friday. “Nebraska […]

Gov. Ricketts backtracks on Sept 21 debate at Wayne State College; Wants former GOP Senator to moderate

Sen. Bob Krist said today that he is disappointed that Gov. Ricketts is now backing away from an agreed upon debate on September 21 at Wayne State College. According to the Krist campaign, although the Ricketts campaign announced weeks ago that they agreed to the Wayne debate, they are now backing away after the Wayne […]

Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb Calls Out Sen. Deb Fischer For Playing “Hide-the-Ball” With Her Tax Returns

Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb said Friday that Republican U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer needs to come clean with voters on how she’s amassed millions of dollars in personal wealth since taking office. Kleeb joined Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate Jane Raybould in calling on Fischer to make public her tax returns so Nebraska voters […]

NDP Helps Lead Way in Curtailing  Power of Superdelegates to Pick Democratic Presidential Nominee.

Nebraska Democratic Party leaders helped spearhead a successful vote by the Democratic National Committee on Saturday to curtail the power of Superdelegates in picking the party’s presidential nominee. Attendees of the DNC summer meeting in Chicago voted to end Superdelegates ability to cast decisive votes on the first ballot of presidential nominating conventions, a practice […]