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  1. IDP Statement Celebrating Labor Day

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chair Scott Brennan released the following statement in celebration of Labor Day: “I’m proud to stand today with workers, families and communities across Iowa as we celebrate Labor Day.  This holiday reminds us of the important role that organized labor has played in our...
  2. TRUE: Joni Ernst Wants to End the Medicare Guarantee

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    Cedar Rapids Gazette Fact Check Confirms Ernst Backs a Plan to Slash Medicare Benefits & Force Seniors to Pay $6,400 More Des Moines – With the issue of Medicare front and center in Iowa’s Senate race, Joni Ernst’s extreme plan to end the Medicare guarantee is wrong for Iowa seniors....
  3. NEW VIDEO: Joni Ernst and the Koch Brothers’ Checklist

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    The Koch Brother’s Checklist is Joni Ernst’s To Do List Des Moines – Opposing a federal minimum wage, gutting the Renewable Fuel Standard, privatizing Social Security and ending Medicare as we know it. The Koch brother’s checklist is Joni Ernst’s to do list. A recording made at a secret posh...
  4. Iowa Democratic Party Launches Commit to Vote Early Website

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    In yesterday’s Des Moines Register, Brad Anderson highlights need for Iowans need to make their voices heard in election Des Moines — With just under a month until early voting begins in Iowa, the Iowa Democratic Party today launched an early vote website, where Iowa voters can commit to voting...
  5. IDP Statement on Women’s Equality Day

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Vice Chair Heather Matson released the following statement in celebration of Women’s Equality Day: “Today we celebrate Women’s Equality Day, the 94th anniversary of the certification of the 19th amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote.  While it’s important to remember the struggle for...

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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...
  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...

 

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