Press release: NDP’s Kleeb issues statement on the death of former state senator and U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford

Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb issued the following statement Tuesday on the death of former state senator and U.S. Rep Brad Ashford, who passed away after a battle with brain cancer.

“Representative Brad Ashford was a hero to many,” Kleeb said. “He served the people of the state with pride, skill and grace. Brad was a rare public servant who had a true, unselfish heart. May we all strive to build bridges in order to find common ground just like Brad did every day.”

Said NDP Executive Director Precious McKesson: “Brad Ashford was a great representative of Nebraska. The work he did for our veterans and underserved communities will always be remembered. Brad was loved by many and will be missed.”






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