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Stenberg Gaining Momentum with 110 Days to Go; 4th Quarter Fundraising Goals Exceeded
Nebraska U.S. Senate candidate Don Stenberg, said today that his campaign’s 2011 fourth quarter fundraising goals were accomplished and shows momentum with 110 days to go until the May 15 Primary Election.
“I’m pleased with the direction and momentum our campaign is showing as voters begin to focus on what kind of senator they want to replace Ben Nelson in Washington,”
According to Stenberg’s Federal Election Commission report, over $250,000 was raised in the last quarter of 2011 brining the total to $363,985 for the campaign. In addition, the news media have reported that U.S. Senator Jim DeMint’s Senate Conservatives Fund is spending another $300,000 on advertising supporting the Stenberg campaign in January alone. According to media reports earlier this week, DeMint said he is prepared to “invest a lot more” to help elect Stenberg.
“In addition to Sen. DeMint, we are proud to have earned heavyweight conservative endorsements from U.S. Senator Mike Lee, FreedomWorks, and Ken Blackwell, a board of directors member of Club for Growth and the National Rifle Association. These great conservatives carefully vetted all the candidates and concluded that Don Stenberg is the kind of genuine, lifelong conservative Nebraska and America needs,” Stenberg said.
“Our financial donors have told me they want a senator who is committed to public service, not someone who sees public office as a ticket to personal financial gain,” Stenberg said.
“We will continue building our Nebraska and national base of Reagan-tea-party-
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Mr. Stenberg served as Nebraska Attorney General from 1990-2002 and was elected Nebraska State Treasurer in 2010. GOP U.S. Senate nominee in 2000 against Ben Nelson. Genuine, lifelong conservative. Supports 2nd Amendment, pro-life, balanced budget.