Crawford for Congress statement on Gun Reform Now

Unfortunately, mass shootings are a regular occurrence in the U.S. We are the only country in the First World that has a problem with ongoing gun violence and carnage. As President Obama said after the Sandy Hook tragedy: “We can’t tolerate this anymore, these tragedies must end.” As a member of Congress, I would pledge […]

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Jeff Fortenberry Voted to Raise Taxes on the Middle Class

Due to Fortenberry’s vote last year for the Trump tax bill, middle class Nebraskans could end up paying more taxes. The value of each Nebraska personal exemption was based on the federal exemptions but those exemptions were eliminated by the Fortenberry/Trump tax bill. What that means is that unless the Nebraska legislature acts this session, […]

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Radio Interview with The Servative Hour on KZUM

Dennis was asked by host Brian Mary to come on his talk radio show to discuss his campaign and where he stands on the issues.

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LJS: Fortenberry challenger says he’s more dependable DACA supporter

By Don Walton Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Crawford suggested Wednesday he would be a more dependable supporter of DACA immigrants if he’s elected this November to succeed Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry in the House. Responding to Fortenberry’s statement on Tuesday that he supports protection of the DACA youths as part of a comprehensive package of […]

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Crawford Congress Statement on Fortenberry Flip Flop on DACA

For the first time in his long Congressional career, Representative Fortenberry finally came out in favor of the protection of the Dreamers. Unfortunately, Mr. Fortenberry is late to the party and this sudden change of position follows years of opposition to immigration reform. In 2010, Fortenberry had a chance to improve our broken immigration system […]

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Crawford for Congress on Higher Education Reform

One of the biggest challenges we currently face as a country is the rising cost of higher education. A strong public college and university system with affordable tuition costs is one of the keys to economic mobility and a strong middle class. Rising tuition costs and increasing student loan debt have contributed to the unfortunate […]

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LJS: Fortenberry challengers hope to ride a Democratic wave

By Don Walton Two Democratic candidates are taking aim at Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry with a focus on health care policy, hoping that a Democratic wave in November might splash into Nebraska and carry Democrats to their first victory in the 1st Congressional District in 54 years. Dennis Crawford of Lincoln, who was the Democratic […]

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OWH: Midlands Dems denounce Trump’s reported immigration comments; Republicans guarded, while Steve King tweets support

By Joseph Morton WASHINGTON — Complicated negotiations over immigration policy will only get tougher in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s reported comments questioning why the United States should accept immigrants coming from “s—hole” countries. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, told reporters Friday that he would not have made the comments and pointed to the harm […]

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Crawford for Congress statement on Salvadoran refugees living in the U.S.

Jeff Fortenberry supports the Trump Administration’s decision to cancel provisional residency permits for 200,000 Salvadorans here in the U.S. The Salvadorans are here under both a law passed during the Bush41 Administration and a decision by the Bush43 Administration in 2001. This decision by the Trump Administration will force Salvadorans who have established a life […]

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The D.C. Republicans’ Tyranny Of The Minority

The Founding Fathers expressed concern about a “tyranny of the majority” and set up a system of checks and balances to prevent that from happening. Moreover, the differing terms in office for members of the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate and the Presidency were also established to prevent a majority faction from abusing it’s […]

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