Bold Nebraska

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Bold Nebraska is a progressive political advocacy group founded by Jane Fleming Kleeb in 2010 in the state of Nebraska.[1]


Bold Nebraska began as a progressive website,[2] and it has been a vocal opponent of the Keystone XL Pipeline.[3] Bold Nebraska has also advocated for gay rights.[4] Jane Kleeb, who founded Bold Nebraska, serves as the group's director[5] and Chair of the Democratic Party of Nebraska.

Affiliation and funding[edit]

Bold Nebraska is an affiliate of ProgressNow.[6] It has received funding from the Tides Advocacy Fund.[7] In 2016 Bold Nebraska fell under the newly formed umbrella organization Bold Alliance.[8]


  1. ^ Elbein, Saul (May 16, 2014). "Jane Kleeb vs. the Keystone Pipeline". New York Times Magazine. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Walton, Don (December 19, 2009). "Kleeb works to transform Nebraska". Lincoln Journal-Star. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Bergin, Nicholas (January 19, 2015). "Bold Nebraska offers State of the Union bingo cards". Lincoln Journal-Star. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Perez Jr., Juan (March 12, 2012). "Bold Nebraska and Human Rights Campaign step into LGBT battle". The Hall. Archived from the original on October 7, 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Schlanger, Zoe (February 13, 2015). "Nebraska Judge Stops TransCanada from Using Eminent Domain for Keystone XL". Newsweek. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  6. ^ Saldana, David (April 18, 2014). "Taking on TransCanada". The Progressive. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  7. ^ Yachnin, Jennifer (December 11, 2013). "Still 'electing the best, defeating the worst' -- but with far greater resources than before". E&E Publishing. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  8. ^ writer, Joe Duggan / World-Herald staff. "Bold Nebraska leader to run umbrella group, Bold Alliance, with chapters in three other states". Retrieved 2017-09-20. 

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