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  1. Iowa Democratic Party Commemorates Juneteenth

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan today released the following statement on Juneteenth, also called Emancipation Day, which commemorates the day in 1865 that the last slaves were emancipated in Galveston, Texas. “On Juneteenth, we commemorate the day nearly 150 years ago when the last slaves were...
  2. IDP Statement on Lt. Governor Announcement

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chair Scott Brennan released the following statement today on the announcement of Cedar Rapids Councilwoman Monica Vernon as State Sen. Jack Hatch’s pick for Lt. Governor: “On behalf of Democrats across the state, I am excited to congratulate Cedar Rapids Councilwoman Monica Vernon, and...
  3. IDP Statement on the Nominations of Sam Clovis and Adam Gregg

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan released the following statement on the nominations of Adam Gregg for Attorney General and Sam Clovis for State Treasurer today at the Republican State Convention: “Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald and Attorney General Tom Miller have proven to be outstanding public servants who...

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. DNC/OFA “Gotta Vote” Bus Tour Gains Traction in Iowa

    With citizens in states across the country already casting votes in the 2012 election, the Democratic National Committee and Obama for America are conducting a month-long “Gotta Vote” Bus Tour which launched in Iowa over the weekend.  With stops from Sioux City to Council Bluffs and Des Moines to Waterloo...
  4. Mitt Romney Fails the Statesman Test… Again.

    “Mitt Romney’s response to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, which killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans, cast further doubt on the Republican presidential nominee’s ability to navigate sometimes roiling foreign policy seas.” – Roanoke Times “A real leader doesn’t jump the gun and put countless...
  5. Mitt Romney Dancing Around the Issues Vol. 1

    http://youtu.be/3API5MnicU4 As Americans prepare for the excitement of the London 2012 Olympics, the DNC launched the first in a series of digital products highlighting Rafalca – Mitt Romney’s very own Olympic dancing horse. To start, the DNC is releasing this video featuring Mitt Romney’s favorite sport – Horse Dancing –...
  1. RELEASE: IDP Chairman Scott Brennan and State Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald Hold Conference Call to Discuss the Federal Government Shutdown

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    For Immediate Release: October 1, 2013 Contact: Christina Freundlich 515-974-1709 IDP Chairman Scott Brennan and State Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald Hold Conference Call to Discuss the Federal Government Shutdown Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan, Iowa State Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald and retired electrical worker Norm Sterzenbach held a...
  2. IDP Chairman Scott Brennan and Former Lt. Governor Patty Judge Hold Conference Call to Discuss Terry Branstad’s D.C. Fundraiser with the GOP’s Extreme Right Wing Leaders

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    For Immediate Release: September 24, 2013 Contact: Christina Freundlich 515-974-1709 IDP Chairman Scott Brennan and Former Lt. Governor Patty Judge Hold Conference Call to Discuss Terry Branstad’s D.C. Fundraiser with the GOP’s Extreme Right Wing Leaders Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan and Former Lt. Governor Patty...
  3. Statement on Republican Party of Iowa’s Change in Caucus Date

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    For Immediate Release: September 23, 2013 Contact: Christina Freundlich 314-302-0602 Statement on Republican Party of Iowa’s Change in Caucus Date DES MOINES – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan issued the following statement on the Republican Party of Iowa’s decision to move the January caucus date: “Iowa Democrats thank the...
  4. Brennan: King’s Comments are “Offensive, Ridiculous”

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chair Scott Brennan today issued the following statement after it was reported that Steve King once again made offense comments regarding immigration reform.   According to reports, King said about those who would benefit from the act, “For everyone who’s a valedictorian, there’s another...

 

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