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FT: Crawford campaigning for District 1 seat

By Colin Larson Although a Democrat hasn’t been elected to serve Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District since 1964, Dennis Crawford is hoping to change that in 2018. Crawford, 57, a lawyer and lifelong resident of Lincoln is looking to unseat Republican Congressman Jeff Fortenberry from the District 1 seat. After earning 31 percent of the vote […]

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DCBP: Crawford ready to challenge Fortenberry in 2018

By Larry Pierce For Dennis Crawford, the stakes for middle class Nebraska citizens have never been higher, with the economy tilted against them by the “donor class” that dominates politics. That’s why he’s ready to take another run at unseating Republican Congressman Jeff Fortenberry from the District 1 seat. Crawford was Fortenberry’s Democratic opponent the […]

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NCNP: Democrat seeks to unseat Fortenberry for District 1

By Kirt Manion Lincoln attorney Dennis Crawford believes that the country and the congress should be led in a different direction. And, because of that, Crawford, a Democrat, will seek election as Nebraska’s congressional representative for District 1, a seat occupied by Republican Jeff Fortenberry. Crawford attempted to unseat Fortenberry in the 2014 mid-term elections […]

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KWBE: Congressional Candidate Visits Madison County Democrats

NORFOLK — Health care was on the mind of congressional candidate Dennis Crawford on Thursday night. The Lincoln personal injury attorney and Democratic candidate for Nebraska’s Congressional District One spoke at an event for Madison County Democrats at the Norfolk Country Club. He is opposing incumbent representative Jeff Fortenberry who has been in the House […]

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NDN: Candidate to speak at country club

Dennis Crawford, a candidate for the 1st District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, will be the guest speaker Thursday at a meeting of the Madison County Democrats. The meeting is set for 6 p.m. at the Norfolk Country Club. The public is invited to hear Crawford speak. A Lincoln attorney, Crawford will be […]

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PCN: Democratic Candidate for First District Congressional Seat, Dennis Crawford, Makes Campaign Visit to Osceola

Lincoln Attorney, Dennis Crawford, recently made a campaign visit to Osceola Wednesday, October 4th. Crawford is a declared candidate for the First District Congressional Seat, currently held by Jeff Fortenberry. He has been a personal injury attorney in Lincoln since 1986. Dennis supports the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obama care, and would thwart […]

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LJS: Democratic House candidate calls for gun control legislation

By Don Walton In the wake of this week’s slaughter of 58 people by a gunman opening fire on spectators at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas, Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Crawford has called for enactment of gun control legislation. “As a member of Congress, I would pledge to take on the NRA (National Rifle […]

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LJS: Reaction to Charlottesville stirs Nebraska political debate

By Don Walton The raging political argument over President Donald Trump’s response to the violence that erupted at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville began Wednesday to seep into Nebraska’s upcoming 2018 congressional races. While Rep. Jeff Fortenberry condemned in particular “the vile, racist protests and murder perpetrated by the despicable KKK, Nazis and other […]

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