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October 20, 2012




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Dozens Of County Sheriffs Endorse Deb Fischer

October 19, 2012

Endorsers include the Sheriffs of Cherry, Douglas, Lancaster and Sarpy Counties

LINCOLN, Nebraska, October 19, 2012 - Today, 69 county sheriffs announced their support for Deb Fischer in Nebraska’s U.S. Senate race.

The list of endorsers includes the sheriffs of Cherry, Douglas, Lancaster and Sarpy counties.

The sheriffs cited Senator Fischer’s leadership, integrity and support for the law enforcement community.

“No one in this race is more dedicated to public safety than Deb Fischer,” said Douglas County Sheriff Timothy F. Dunning. “She will be a great friend to the law enforcement community, and her leadership, honesty, and dedication to public service will be a great asset to Nebraska in Washington.”

“Senator Fischer understands that public safety is a top priority of government, and she has helped ensure that law enforcement professionals have the resources they need to keep our communities safe,” said Dawson County Sheriff Gary W. Reiber.

Here is the list of the 69 county sheriffs endorsing Deb Fischer:

Sheriff Bob Moore – Antelope County
Sheriff Billy D. Simpson – Arthur County
Sheriff Stan McKnight – Banner County
Sheriff Timothy L. Sierks – Blaine County
Sheriff David R. Spiegel – Boone County
Sheriff Tammy S. Mowry – Box Butte County
Sheriff Bruce Papstein – Brown County
Sheriff Robert D. Pickell – Burt County
Sheriff Mark A. Hecker – Butler County
Sheriff William C. Brueggemann – Cass County
Sheriff Larry D. Koranda – Cedar County
Sheriff Kevin Mueller – Chase County
Sheriff Rusty Osburn – Cherry County
Sheriff John Jenson – Cheyenne County
Sheriff Jeffery K. Franklin – Clay County
Sheriff Paul J. Kruse – Colfax County
Sheriff Bradley E. Boyum – Cuming County
Sheriff Daniel Osmond – Custer County
Sheriff Chris Kleinberg – Dakota County
Sheriff Karl J. Dailey – Dawes County
Sheriff Gary W. Reiber – Dawson County
Sheriff Adam Hayward – Deuel County
Sheriff (Duane) Dean Chase – Dixon County
Sheriff Steven D. Hespen – Dodge County
Sheriff Timothy F. Dunning – Douglas County
Sheriff Justin Nichols – Dundy County
Sheriff William L. Burgess – Fillmore County
Sheriff Jerry L. Archer – Franklin County
Sheriff Kurt L. Kapperman – Furnas County
Sheriff Millard W. Gustafson – Gage County
Sheriff Michelle Quinn – Garden County
Sheriff Dennis G. Ocken – Gospen County
Sheriff Shawn D. Hebbert – Grant County
Sheriff David C. Weeks – Greeley County
Sheriff Kirk W. Handrup – Hamilton County
Sheriff Chris N. Becker – Harlan County
Sheriff Thomas L. Dow – Hayes County
Sheriff Benjamin J. Matchett – Holt County
Sheriff Lynn O. Nichols, Jr. – Hooker County
Sheriff Scott K. White – Kearney County
Sheriff Jeffery Stevens – Keith County
Sheriff Harry J. Gillway – Kimball County
Sheriff Don Henery – Knox County
Sheriff Terry T. Wagner – Lancaster County
Sheriff Jerome Kramer – Lincoln County
Sheriff Jonathan Heflin – Logan County
Sheriff Vernon Hjorth – Madison County
Sheriff Milo Cardenas – Morrill County
Sheriff Davis P. Moore – Nance County
Sheriff Brent E. Lottman – Nemaha County
Sheriff James M. Gress – Otoe County
Sheriff James D. Brueggeman – Perkins County
Sheriff Gene Samuelson – Phelps County
Sheriff Jonathan J. Zavadil – Platte County
Sheriff Dwaine W. Ladwig – Polk County
Sheriff Randy Houser – Richardson County
Sheriff Jeffrey L. Davis – Sarpy County
Sheriff Kevin L. Stukenholtz – Saunders County
Sheriff Joseph O. Yocum – Seward County
Sheriff Terry E. Robbins – Sheridan County
Sheriff Michael F. Janulewicz – Sherman County
Sheriff Lyle Staudenmaier – Sioux County
Sheriff Michael S. Unger – Stanton County
Sheriff David E. Lee – Thayer County
Sheriff Shelly Perez – Thurston County
Sheriff Michael W. Robinson – Washington County
Sheriff Leroy W. Janssen – Wayne County
Sheriff Troy R. Schmitz – Webster County
Sheriff Dale E. Radcliff – York County

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John McCain Endorses Deb Fischer

October 17, 2012

Sen. McCain: “I’m proud to support Deb Fischer in this important election for U.S. Senate. She has the character and commitment to change Washington.”

OMAHA, Nebraska, October 17, 2012 – Today, the Deb Fischer for U.S. Senate campaign announced that U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) has endorsed Deb Fischer.

U.S. Senator John McCain is universally respected as a bipartisan leader and a maverick. He was the 2008 Republican presidential nominee and currently serves as the Ranking Member on the Senate Armed Services Committee.

“I’m proud to support Deb Fischer in this important election for U.S. Senate. She has the character and commitment to change Washington,” said U.S. Senator John McCain. “She will work to eliminate wasteful spending, balance the budget, and grow the private sector economy. Facing an ever-growing debt, we need fiscally conservative leadership like Deb’s in the U.S. Senate to get our nation back on the right track.”

“I greatly admire Senator McCain, and it’s an honor to have his support in this campaign,” said Deb Fischer. “I am looking forward to working with John McCain and reaching across the aisle to address the tremendous challenges confronting our nation.”

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