"Congress is more dysfunctional than ever and middle class Nebraskans aregetting hurt," said Ashford. "I'm running because I have a proven track recordof working across the aisle and I'll bring that record to Washington to cutthrough the gridlock and finding bipartisan, common-sense solutions to cuttingwasteful spending and growing our economy."
Ashford is chair of thejudiciary committee and is a democrat.
Congressman Lee Terry is seeking another term. The Republican is running against businessman Don Frei in the primary.