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|Nebraska Hearing: Pipeline Fighters Dominated
The final tally at the State Department hearing showed one thing loud and clear, folks from Nebraska and all over our great country want President Obama to deny the Keystone XL permit. • Over 1,...
|Laborers Ties to Koch on Keystone XL Export Pipeline
Last night I sent an email to the AFL-CIO Executive Council. I'm not part of the labor leadership. I am though in the thick of the fight on Keystone XL and the expansion of tarsands. The Laborers ...
|Stop Tar Sands: Stand with Randy
Randy Thompson is a landowner fighting to protect his legacy, his heritage, his economic activity and his grandkids' clean drinking water.
|Wimps. Heineman. Janssen. Kobach.
If Heineman-Janssen-Kobach were strong, if they were bold, they would be at the doorsteps of our Nebraska federal delegation and demand they lead on comprehensive immigration reform. Instead,
|Government’s Role in Our Food
The size of government is a hot topic these days. Whether you think government should be big or small, we can all agree government has a role in ensuring the safety of our food and keeping ...
|“Con”servative Bait and Switch
Tonight, my husband got a call from Dick Morris. Yes, that Dick Morris . Sure, it was a recorded voice. But, Dick was calling to let Scott know that ...
|Protect Nebraska’s Economic Activity, Put the Brakes on the Pipeline
As I drove to the pipeline hearing in Atkinson, I watched the farmers out in ...
|Ben Nelson Does It: New Ad
Finally, an ad that tells the truth from a real doctor in Nebraska. This week, Vote Kids, launched an ad campaign ...
|UnitedHealth Locks the Door on Faith Leaders
On a Fall day in Nebraska a group of citizens and faith leaders gathered to pray for the CEO of UnitedHealth, Stephen Hemsley. No, Mr. Hemsley is not “sick” but his business model is...
|Nelson Stood Strong During Townhalls, Don't Stop Now
It’s clear, the cost of doing nothing will break our family and business budgets. As Senator Nelson heads back to DC, he can’t stop pushing for reform. Our Nebraska based group,
|Franken Stands with Nebraskans: Passing the Employee Free Choice Act
We wrote this article before Senator Franken got seated, we are thrilled he just signed on as a co-sponsor of the Employee Free Choice Act which is common sense bill to reform outdated labor laws. ...
|Senator Nelson: Wrong Target
In the current debate over healthcare reform, an awful lot of attention has been paid towards Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson. And it's certainly understandable that it should. After all, Nelson has ...
|Nebraska: Politics from a Plains State
For my last assignment with MTV, I did a wrap-up piece with some of my favorite pictures and video clips from the year. Thank you to everyone who I interviewed, captured and recorded! We find ...
|Cowboy Politics by jane fleming kleeb
It's rodeo season in Nebraska.� Jake is a young cowboy who travels rodeo to rodeo trying to make a living and seeking a little bit of glory along the way.� While politics is not the ...
|What's the Dickens with Pickens?
The other night I was watching MTV and a commercial came on with an old guy talking in front of a bunch of windmills. It got my attention because here in Nebraska we are on the verge of multiplying ...
|Inside the Scott Kleeb Campaign
My husband Scott Kleeb is running for the United States Senate. He has a committed staff of young people who work 12 hour days, 7 days a week. So we decided to take them up to the ranch to relax, ...
|Candidates Get Dirty in Nebraska
Candidates in Nebraska are getting dirty...in rivers and parks that need to be cleaned up. Come meet some of the candidates running for office in Nebraska that are taking part in new brand of ...
|More than Words on a Piece of Paper: Passing of the Farm Bill
President Bush vetoed the Farm Bill on May 21st, 2008. Fortunately, Congress had enough votes to over ride that veto. ...
|Ranchers: the good life in Nebraska (kleeb in video)
Ranching is a way of life. While it is becoming more and more difficult to stay alive in this business, the young ranchers profiled in ...
|Inside my husband, Scott Kleeb's, race for the US Senate
It's 12:03am on Tuesday, May 13, 2008. That means it's primary day here in Nebraska. Usually during elections I am following the youth vote trend and reporting on the increase with my role at the ...
|Sowing Blame: Farmers, Food and Fuel
It's corn planting season in Nebraska. Farmers all across our state are tilling the land and planting corn. Some for food, some for fuel and some aren't planting anything at all and leaving a ...
|Prairie Mavens: the creative class of Nebraska
To see the entire post and video visit www.think.mtv.com/janeflemingkleeb . From small town galleries ...
|Kleeb Bumper Stickers, T-shirts, Pics + Voice Mail
Hi all, this is Scott Kleeb’s wife, Jane. I promised the campaign I would raise $33,000 by May 13th when Nebraskans head to the polls to vote for Scott as the Democratic nominee for US Senate.
|Young People Get Cut: How to Navigate the Last Stages of the Delegate Process in Nebraska
Young people across the United States this past week are getting a taste of the politicking that goes on inside campaigns. Young people, who are trying to become “pledged ...
|Charlton Heston: A Mixed Legacy
Charlton Heston passed away this weekend leaving behind a mixed legacy when it comes to political agendas and activism. While not from Nebraska, he was a mid-westerner who grew up in Illinois ...
|Senator Hagel Loves Politics
I am enthralled with Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE). He has made news lately with suspicions of joining Barack Obama as a possible Vice President or cabinet member or at the very least giving Obama ...
|Sandhill Cranes Descend Upon Nebraska
Every year around this time Sandhill Cranes descend upon Nebraska. The Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary is an organization, led by Brad Mellema, that works ...
|Renewable Fuels. Renewing America.
As part of my gig with MTV's Street Team , I cover politics in Nebraska. No, we don't wear tan sport coats or wear white turtlenecks ...
|Are Young Superdelegates Following Trends Of Young Voters? A Street Team '08 Report
Over at MTV I explore the question of young Superdelegates and if they are following the trends of the 2008 youth vote. There are way cool graphs on turnout, Party choice and which candidate young ...
|How MTV's Street Team is Changing Politics
Check out the full post (this is just a summary) at: think.mtv.com ...
|I Need a Hero
They say young people won't show up. They tell reporters young voters are just "icing on the cake." They remind candidates young people are the "elusive voter" who may come to ...
|Winning with 18-35...Walling and Hersha Need You
Two candidates this election cycle have targeted young voters and need your help to win on Tuesday, November 6, 2007. Elections boil down to two things-votes and money. You need both to win ...
|How to Get 18-35 Year-Olds to Vote for Your Candidate
November 6 th --Election Day 2007--is just around the corner for folks in many states. If you're reading this, you probably don't need to be convinced to target young people to vote ...
|Campaigns Must Do More Than Use MySpace and MTV to Capture Young Voters
This is cross posted at http://www.youngvoterpac.org/blog/ and at Future Majority The ...
|Ready to Swing an Election? Ready to Build a Bloc?||janefleming||11/02/2006||2||9||-||-|
|Get our peers to the polls + change the culture of politics||janefleming||11/07/2005||25||77||1||3|
|The 2005 YDA National Convention--Values. Voices. Victories. It's Our Fight Now.||janefleming||06/07/2005||-||-||-||-|
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