LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A campaign staffer for Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Janssen has resigned in a flap over his use of a vulgar slur to refer to state Senator Danielle Conrad.
Janssen announced the resignation of Jeremy Jensen on Friday.
Jensen had recently been hired as field director for Janssen's campaign for governor. Before he was hired, Jensen used a vulgar slur in reference to Conrad in a private posting on his Facebook page.
A series of forums with the candidates for the Omaha Public Schools board of education continues tomorrow.
The second three in a series of nine forums featuring candidates for the OPS Board of Education will be held tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m.
Incumbent Republican Franklin T. Thompson currently represents District 6 on the Omaha City Council.