Bob Kerrey

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Bob Kerrey

J. Rober "Bob" Kerrey (born August 27, 1943 was the 35th Governor of Nebraska from 1983 - 1987, and a U.S. Senator from Nebraska from 1989 - 2001. He is married to Sarah Paley and lives in New York City. The couple has a son, Henry, born September 10, 2001. Mr. Kerrey's children from his previous marriage are named Ben and Lindsey.[1]

Supported by Council for a Livable World

The Council for a Livable World, founded in 1962 by long-time socialist activist and alleged Soviet agent, Leo Szilard, is a non-profit advocacy organization that seeks to "reduce the danger of nuclear weapons and increase national security", primarily through supporting progressive, congressional candidates who support their policies. The Council supported Bob Kerrey in his successful Senate run as candidate for Nebraska.[2]

The New School

Since 2001, Bob Kerrey has been president of The New School, a university founded on "strong democratic ideals and daring educational practices."[1]

Center for American Progress

In 2005 Bob Kerrey served as a trustee[3] of Center for American Progress. Former Senator and President, New School University.

As at September 3, 2010, Bob Kerrey served on the Board of Advisors for[4] is a Veterans advocacy group. Its PAC states that it seeks to elect Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans to public office – "regardless of party". However from 2006 - 2010 the organization has donated $15,100 to the Republican Party and $228,700 to the Democratic Party.

ARA endorsement, 2014

The Alliance for Retired Americans Political Action Fund endorsed Bob Kerrey in 2012.[5]