Jacky Rosen

Democrat for Senate

As the first in my family to graduate from college, and a computer programmer in a male-dominated industry, I climbed a ladder forged by generations of Americans who worked hard to give me those opportunities. Now I believe it’s our responsibility to strengthen that ladder for our children. 

President Trump is trying to pull up the ladder behind him, leaving the middle class stranded while his super-wealthy buddies turn the federal government into a source of enrichment for themselves. Trump ridicules women, people of color, the LGBTQ community, immigrant families, and anyone who challenges him. 

With a majority of just two in the Senate, President Trump couldn’t possibly succeed with his hateful far-right agenda without the support of Senator Dean Heller. But instead of standing up to Donald Trump and demanding bipartisan cooperation for the good of the country, Senator Heller supported Trump’s agenda 100% of the time in his first 100 days and has never once spoken out against him on the Senate floor.

I understand the frustration Nevadans feel towards Washington, and that’s why I’m running for Senate – to fight for the families I talk to every day that have been left behind. Nevadans deserve a Senator they can trust to be an independent voice standing up to President Trump, not his enabler. Donald Trump and Dean Heller are working together to rig the economy and the federal government for the super-wealthy at the expense of people who have to work for a living.

I’m running for the U.S. Senate because we have to stop them. We have to protect Social Security and Medicare for the next generation. We have to make health care affordable for every American – period. We have to improve our schools, because today a good job comes from a good education. And we have to lead the way on renewable energy, so we can grow our economy, create good-paying jobs, and secure our energy future.

This Senate seat couldn’t be more important – already this year, Senator Heller has been a deciding vote to confirm President Trump’s deeply unqualified Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, to allow states to defund Planned Parenthood clinics, and to let internet providers sell your data to the highest bidder without your consent. And for years, Senator Heller has been voting over and over again to slash Medicaid funding and repeal the Affordable Care Act instead of working to fix it.  Our voices are not being represented.

What drew me to computer programming all those years ago was the ability to see a problem, work together, and find smart solutions. We can find smart solutions in Washington, too, but only if we stand up to Donald Trump’s hatred, bigotry, and narcissism. Please join my campaign, and together we’ll do it.

- Jacky Rosen

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