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  1. Another Awful Week for Terry Branstad

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    Des Moines – This awful week for Terry Branstad previews all the reasons why this will be the Governor’s last term. As WHO-TV pointed out, Branstad’s reputation is at stake, as he is embedded in “three high profile controversies, and three denials from the governor.”  And, so it seems, “denial...
  2. MEMO: Scandals Show Branstad Administration is a Big Mess

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    TO: Interested Parties FROM: Troy Price, Iowa Democratic Party “Denial has been a big part of the governor’s response in other key statehouse controversies.”  - WHO-TV, 4/8/14 (Click Here for Video)  Terry Branstad ran for governor on the promise to clean up state government and create an administration that is...
  3. Can Iowans Trust Terry Branstad?

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    Des Moines – Two separate scandals of gross corruption in the Branstad Administration – allegations of hush money to cover up political cronyism, and the Governor’s Director of Workforce Development using pressure and coercion to aid big business – are probing Iowan’s trust of Terry Branstad once again. Over the past...
  4. Statement on Mike Huckabee’s Visit to Iowa

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Vice Chair Heather Matson released the following statement today on Mike Huckabee’s visit to Iowa today: “There is no irony in the fact that Mike Huckabee’s visit to Iowa today lands on National Equal Pay Day – a simple reminder to Iowans that Republicans...
  5. Ernst Wants to Have it Both Ways on Renewable Fuel Standard

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    Des Moines –It’s understandable if Iowa voters are confused on where Joni Ernst stands on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)—since she is trying to have it both ways. In an interview this week with WHO-TV, Ernst claimed the she supports the RFS, but then immediately said that she is philosophically...
  6. ICYMI: “Bias allegations deserve a full airing”

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    Des Moines – As the plague of scandal heats up, it seems that Terry Branstad’s abuse of power in order to protect his business cronies continues to trickle the halls of Terrace Hill. Terry Branstad has become the poster child for the cozy, crony-friendly politician who believes he answers to...

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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. 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...
  2. Terry Branstad Named One of America’s Worst Governors

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      DES MOINES – A recently released report has named Terry Branstad as one of America’s Worst Governors.  The report, released by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington looked at several factors, and cited Branstad’s cronyism, self-enrichment, and pressure on public officials as reasons for making the list. “This...
  3. Joni Ernst: Establishment Approved

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    IDP launches EstablishmentApproved.com regarding Ernst Senate announcement DES MOINES, IA – The National Republican establishment does not want Iowa voters to have a voice and has spent months telling conservatives not to run for U.S. Senate, trying to clear the way for their pawn, Joni Ernst. “The Republican establishment including...
  4. Terry Branstad: The Iowa Problem Causer

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    DES MOINES — In April, Governor Terry Branstad said that Iowa needed a problem solver in the US Senate.  However, when it comes to who is causing the most problems in Iowa, Governor Branstad needs to look no further than himself.  The Iowa Democratic Party today launched a new website...

 

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