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  1. Jindal’s Louisiana, not an Iowa model

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    Des Moines — Iowa Democratic Party Chair Scott Brennan released the following statement on Governor Bobby Jindal’s trip to Iowa tonight: “I hope Governor Jindal isn’t expecting a warm welcome in Polk County today.  Between massive budget shortfalls, high poverty levels, and low-income rates, Jindal has already proven himself to...
  2. No Daylight Between Chris Christie and Steve King

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chair Scott Brennan released the following statement on the announcement of Chris Christie’s upcoming trip to Iowa: “One would hope that Republicans would be running in the other direction from Steve King’s stamp of approval, considering his tone about our nation’s immigrants is full...
  3. IDP Statement on President Obama’s Immigration Action

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chair Scott Brennan released the following statement tonight on President Obama’s immigration announcement: “For years, Democrats have been waiting – even imploring – Republicans to join them in a good faith effort to address our broken immigration system.  Unfortunately, those calls have gone unanswered. ...
  4. IDP Statement Honoring Veteran’s Day

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan released the following statement today in honor of Veteran’s Day: “Today we honor the extraordinary service and selfless sacrifice of our nation’s veterans.  Through their call to service, our veterans put the needs of others and our country before their own. ...
  5. Statement on Election Results

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan released the following statement on tonight’s election results: “We are grateful for the outpouring of support that we have received across the state as Democrats worked together to fight for middle class families, raise the minimum wage, protect Social Security and...
  6. Statement on Tonight’s Election Results

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan released the following statement on tonight’s election results: “We are grateful for the outpouring of support that we have received across the state as Democrats worked together to fight for middle class families, raise the minimum wage, protect Social Security and...
  7. VIDEO—VOTERS SHOUTED DOWN: Ernst Campaign Tries to Silence Iowa Voters Asking Questions About Her Policies; Police Called on Seniors, Women, Workers, Students

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    After Ernst cancelled meetings with editorial boards, Iowa voters went to her HQ in attempt to ask questions on issues she was hoping to avoid VIDEO: Instead of answering questions, Ernst campaign shouted down voters, refused to talk about her plans that put millionaires before Iowa families Des Moines Register Slams Ernst: “candidates...
  8. IDP Statement on Fourth Congressional District Debate

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chair Scott Brennan released the following statement on tonight’s fourth Congressional District debate: “Jim Mowrer won the debate tonight and proved that in this Congressional race, he’s the only candidate who exemplifies service, respect and hard work, while Steve King continues his campaign of...

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  1. Statement on Tonight’s Election Results

    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan released the following statement on tonight’s election results: “We are grateful for the outpouring of support that we have received across the state as Democrats worked together to fight for middle class families, raise the minimum wage, protect Social Security and...
  2. Washington Post: How Far Right is Joni Ernst?

    Key point: Agenda 21, WMDs, nullification, impeachment…and now Medicaid.  Joni Ernst suggests in a letter to her constituents that Medicaid recipients “have no personal responsibility for their health.” And “taken all together, emerging Ernst quotes raise the question of whether she is the most ideologically far right GOP Senate candidate...
  3. As King Weighs Senate Bid, IDP Launches WhyKingWontRun.com

    As King Weighs Senate Bid, IDP Launches WhyKingWontRun.com   DES MOINES – The Iowa Democratic Party has launched WhyKingWontRun.com to highlight Congressman Steve King’s history of outrageous statements that will likely prevent him from attempting a bid for U.S. Senate in 2014. “While Congressman King is enjoying his time in...
  4. Rogers, House Republicans Turn Back Bi-partisan Jobs Initiative at UNI

    Des Moines, Iowa – In another hit to UNI and local businesses, State Representative Walt Rogers (R-Cedar Falls) joined House Republicans in voting down a new, bi-partisan jobs initiative at the University of Northern Iowa, called Economic Gardening (EG). “Rep. Rogers’ vote against UNI and Iowa small businesses today is...
  5. House Republicans Fail Iowans

    DES MOINES – The second legislative funnel week came to an end this week, and with it ended the chance for several common-sense pieces of legislation that would benefit Iowans.  These bills died for one reason – House Republicans. Bills that Republicans failed to advance this year in the legislature...
  6. Reckless Steve King Budget Puts Iowa Seniors At Risk

    DES MOINES - On the heels of Congressman King’s CPAC love fest in Washington, DC, last weekend, his Republican Study Committee has released their radical FY2014 federal budget. This budget proposal uses the same false assumptions and funny math as the Paul Ryan budget such as eliminating Obamacare. Just like the...
  1. Statement on Tonight’s Election Results

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan released the following statement on tonight’s election results: “We are grateful for the outpouring of support that we have received across the state as Democrats worked together to fight for middle class families, raise the minimum wage, protect Social Security and...
  2. Open Letter From Bob Krause for Jack Hatch

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    Dear Veteran and/or Friend and Supporter of Veterans, Iowa policies toward veterans are very important to me, and I am known throughout Iowa for my advocacy for veterans individually and through the Veterans National Recovery Center. These are my views as to why Iowa veterans should vote FOR Jack Hatch...
  3. #IAVotes: First Day of Early Vote 2014

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    Voters all across Iowa kicked off the first day of voting in Iowa in a big way — with Iowa Democrats at early vote kick offs! Supporters joined together and strolled to the polls to cast their ballots or Iowa Democrats up and down the tickets. And they documented it...
  4. Serving on the Front Lines in Iraq

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    When Darin Adams, an Iraq War veteran from Marshalltown, heard Joni Ernst’s Friday interview with ABC News, he couldn’t believe it. In the interview, state Senator Ernst said she would have supported keeping additional troops in Iraq. “I’m shocked at the disconnect Ms. Ernst has with the American public. It...
  5. Recap: July 19 – July 20 Weekend of Action

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    In only 105 days, Iowans will send Terry Branstad packing; make history by electing Staci Appel as the first federally-elected woman from Iowa, and continue Tom Harkin’s legacy by making Bruce Braley our next U.S. Senator. But we can’t do it without you. Take a look at our recap from...
  6. #TrainIA: Working Hard to Elect Iowa Democrats

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    As November nears, our team of hard-working organizers across the state continues to grow. Last week our staff came together in Des Moines for a training where they discussed best practices and our path to victory. Check out all the photos — then say you’ll join them by signing up...

 

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