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Feb 5, 2018
Last week, at a Swing Left event in Omaha, Brad Ashford spoke about the importance of 218.
Sep 19, 2017
FAQ for Brad
Tonight, Brad Ashford will launch, again, his already flailing campaign as he attempts to head back to Congress. We wonder if this …
Sep 13, 2017
Sticker shock in NE
As Bernie Sanders unveils his latest, unrealistic health care, Brad Ashford owes Nebraskans a clear answer on where he stands on …
Jul 27, 2017
He can run, but he can’t hide…
After being asked nearly one month ago if he would support Nancy Pelosi for speaker, Brad Ashford – knowing how toxic Pelosi is …
Jul 27, 2017
Pelosi’s Bay Area ally in NE02
Brad Ashford must have missed the MEMO following Georgia’s sixth district special election race – voters rejected the candidate …
Jul 10, 2017
CLF Rings Up 1 Million Doors in Six Months
Staff and volunteers knock daily in key congressional districts nationwide The Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), the …
Jul 7, 2017
Ashford owes NE-02 an answer
As Obamacare collapses, House Democrats are finally being asked what their solution, if any, is to health care. Most have embraced a …
Jun 28, 2017
Haven’t gotten to that in my head.
In spite of voting for Nancy Pelosi for Speaker twice during his time in Congress, Brad Ashford now refuses to say whether he would …
Jun 27, 2017
MEMO: #StandWithPelosi
TO: Interested Parties FROM: Corry Bliss, CLF Executive Director DATE: June 27, 2017 RE: #StandWithPelosi  SUMMARY   In preparation …
Jun 8, 2017
Flip-flop Brad
Old habits die hard. Brad Ashford’s flip-flops for political expediency are nothing new. What’s amazing is that even when he’s …
May 1, 2017
In Case You Missed It: CLF in the field supporting Rep. Don Bacon in Nebraska
CLF’s field effort in NE-02 update:  Supported Rep. Don Bacon at two of his town halls Contacted over 12,000 voters in NE-02 last …
Mar 20, 2017
ICYMI: WSJ: GOP Group Ramps Up Campaign to Prevent Midterm Losses
In Case You Missed It: GOP Group Ramps Up Campaign to Prevent Midterm Losses Super PAC is already canvassing and running ads for …
Mar 17, 2017
Congressional Leadership Fund Launches Data-Driven National Field Operation for 2018
Becomes First Super PAC to Launch Field Program with up to 30 Offices in Targeted Districts WASHINGTON – Today, the Congressional …
Nov 8, 2016
CLF Congratulates Don Bacon in Nebraska’s 2nd District Election
WASHINGTON – Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC) President Mike Shields issued the following statement in response to …
Nov 1, 2016
New ad & new rating in #NE02
Source: Leavenworth
That is up from the Congressional Leadership Fund, a group supported by Speaker Paul Ryan. It will start on cable, broadcast and …
Nov 1, 2016
CLF Launches Two Ads: “Lost” and “Fast and Loose” Against Brad Ashford
Ads Part of CLF’s Now $1.2 Million Campaign in NE-02 WASHINGTON – Today, the Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), the …
Oct 30, 2016
Paul Ryan stands behind Don Bacon
Source: KMTV
With just a little over a week left before Election Day house speaker Paul Ryan made a stop in Omaha to show his support for congressional …
Oct 25, 2016
CLF Launches “Your Money” Ad Against Brad Ashford
Ad Part of CLF’s $950,000 Campaign in NE-02 WASHINGTON – The Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), the super PAC endorsed …
Oct 20, 2016
In final debate, Bacon links Ashford to Nancy Pelosi; ‘You’re running against me,’ not Pelosi, Ashford says
Republican Don Bacon clearly believes that his strongest line of attack against Democrat Brad Ashford may be another Democrat — …
Oct 18, 2016
CLF Launches “Burned” TV Ad Against Brad Ashford
Ad Begins CLF’s $950,000 Campaign in NE-02 WASHINGTON – The Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), the super PAC endorsed …
Oct 4, 2016
Bacon campaign creates website attacking Ashford
Source: KMTV
It’s not quite Halloween but the Don Bacon campaign wants you to buy a costume called “Flip Flop Ashford”. It’s $39.99 …
Oct 3, 2016
Ryan Sets October Blitz for Down-Ballot Republicans
Paul Ryan plans a 17-state blitz across the country this month to stump for Republicans down the ballot, but it’s unclear whether …
Sep 1, 2016
Rep. Ashford says ad distorts his stance on ‘sanctuary cities’
National Republicans just launched their opening campaign salvo against Rep. Brad Ashford — a television ad that pairs the hot-button …
Aug 30, 2016
Brad Ashford’s Mixed Messages on Hillary Clinton
Mixed Messages: What Brad Ashford sends all the time. This time it’s about Hillary Clinton. It’s hard to keep up, so here’s …
Aug 30, 2016
Why Are These Democrats Keeping Their Distance From Hillary Clinton?
It's no secret that some Republicans aren't backing their party's nominee for president.
Aug 22, 2016
NE-02 First Wave of Spending 2016
Initial Round of TV and Digital Advertising Announced WASHINGTON – The Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), the super …
Aug 17, 2016
Clinton “Honesty And Trustworthy” Question
After facing questions about missing Hillary Clinton’s rally in Omaha, Brad Ashford made it a point to set the record straight, …
Aug 5, 2016
NE02 Imwithcareless
Congressional Leadership Fund Launches New Website #ImWithCareless Marks Brad Ashford For Embracing “Extremely …
Aug 1, 2016
After endorsing, Ashford avoids Clinton?
After endorsing Hillary Clinton when voters in Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District chose Bernie Sanders, Brad Ashford now seems …
Jul 22, 2016
Voters in Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District #FeelTheBern, But Brad Ashford Endorses Clinton.
“Three of Nebraska’s superdelegates came out earlier this year for Clinton: U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford of Omaha; Patty Zieg, the …
Jul 22, 2016
Head In The Sand: Brad Ashford Thinks Hillary Is Just What The Country Needs
On December 14, 2015, Brad Ashford, the Democratic congressman for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District, endorsed Hillary Clinton …
Jul 17, 2016
Congressional hopeful questions Pelosi visit
Source: KETV
Nancy Pelosi made a brief stop in Omaha to meet with local Democrats, but one congressional hopeful said her visit was kept quiet …
Jul 12, 2016
Don Bacon earns backing from Bennington mayor
Don Bacon has racked up another mayoral endorsement.
Jul 9, 2016
Bacon will bring needed leadership
The City of Omaha and Mayor Jean Stothert should require Deffenbaugh to meet its contractual obligations and continue with composting. …

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