Remembering Brad Ashford Recently, Nebraska lost a good man too soon. Brad Ashford, a former state senator and U.S. congressman from Omaha, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.Brad was a dedicated public servant. After earning his J.D. from Creighton University School of Law, he began his career as a staff ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!