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.
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.
The New School
Center for American Progress
As at September 3, 2010, Bob Kerrey served on the Board of Advisors for VoteVets.org. VoteVets.org 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
- New School website: Bio on Bob Kerrey (accessed on Sept. 3, 2010)
- CLW website: Meet Our Candidates
- VoteVets.org: Board of Advisors (accessed on Sept. 3, 2010)