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  1. Extreme Record Casts Doubt Over Young’s Re-Election

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    DES MOINES – Congressman David Young (IA-3) offered a sobering realization about his fading re-election prospects this morning in the Des Moines Register: According to Young, “If we don’t follow through, they can always vote us out.” Bingo. It’s clear Iowans do not believe David Young is getting the job...
  2. Fiorina’s Failed Business Record Follows Her Back to Iowa

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    DES MOINES—Carly Fiorina returns to Iowa tomorrow as a newly official Presidential candidate with a new website, but with the same failed record at Hewlett-Packard that saw her fire 30,000 employees while paying herself tens of millions of dollars, all while the company’s stock price plummeted. Her record at the company is an...
  3. Iowa Democratic Party Celebrates Equal Pay Day

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    DES MOINES—Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire released the following statement to mark National Equal Pay Day: “Iowa Democrats are committed to the simple, commonsense and important idea that all of our citizens deserve equal pay for equal work. So when Iowa women make only 78 cents for every...

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  1. 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...
  2. State and Federal Election Officials to Review Iowa Voting Investigation

    Key Point: State and Federal election officials have asked Secretary of State Matt Schultz to turn over records pertaining to an agreement between Schultz’ office and the Division of Criminal Investigations (DCI). The agreement in question set in motion a reckless and wasteful effort to investigate and prosecute anyone found to...
  3. Dvorsky Reflects on Democrats’ Rebound

    By Kathie Obradovich, Des Moines Register — December 9, 2013 When Sue Dvorsky packed up her classroom at the end of the school year in June 2010, she threw the boxes in the back seat of her car. Two days later, she drove to Des Moines to take over the...
  4. Audio of District 1 Congressional Debate

    Iowa’s 1st Congressional District candidates squared off in a radio debate on Wednesday. Host Ben Kieffer, and a panel of reporters, posed questions to Democrat, Congressman Bruce Braley, and Republican challenger Ben Lange. The candidates discussed issues including jobs, the deficit and agriculture. Listen to the full audio of the debate...
  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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