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  1. Statement on Governor Branstad’s Condition of the State

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan released the following statement Governor Branstad’s 2015 Condition of the State: “Today’s Condition of the State lasted about 30 minutes and touched on a wide-range of topics related to improving our state – but two words missing from Governor Branstad’s address...
  2. Statement on the Passing of Ed Skinner

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan released the following statement on the passing of former Iowa Legislator Ed Skinner: “Ed Skinner was a legend.  Throughout his long life, he demonstrated an unending commitment to helping his community, state, and nation.  Thanks to Ed’s tireless spirit and constant...
  3. Iowa’s Tea Party Takes Reign in Washington Today

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    Des Moines – As the new Iowa Tea Party delegation joins Congress today, Iowans will have to face the consequences of an economic agenda with no plans to raise up the middle class or support common sense proposals like raising the minimum wage that will help grow our economy over the...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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. ...
  7. 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. ...
  8. 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...

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  1. NEW VIDEO: Sam Clovis—Too Conservative for Iowa

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    Des Moines – Today the Iowa Democratic Party released a new web video highlighting that Sam Clovis is simply too conservative for Iowa on everything from women’s health care to the tax code. Watch the video below: As anyone who watched last week’s two GOP debates knows, it was Clovis...
  2. Statement on Governor Branstad’s New Job Creation Attempt

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    For Immediate Release: November 12, 2013 Contact: Christina Freundlich 515-974-1709 Statement on Governor Branstad’s New Job Creation Attempt Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chair Scott Brennan released the following statement today on Terry Branstad’s new job creation attempt: “Terry Branstad promised he would create 200,000 new jobs for Iowans,...
  3. 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...

 

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