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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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. ...
  4. 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. ...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. VIDEO—VOTERS SHOUTED DOWN: Ernst Campaign Tries to Silence Iowa Voters Asking Questions About Her Policies; Police Called on Seniors, Women, Workers, Students

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    After Ernst cancelled meetings with editorial boards, Iowa voters went to her HQ in attempt to ask questions on issues she was hoping to avoid VIDEO: Instead of answering questions, Ernst campaign shouted down voters, refused to talk about her plans that put millionaires before Iowa families Des Moines Register Slams Ernst: “candidates...
  8. IDP Statement on Fourth Congressional District Debate

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    Des Moines – Iowa Democratic Party Chair Scott Brennan released the following statement on tonight’s fourth Congressional District debate: “Jim Mowrer won the debate tonight and proved that in this Congressional race, he’s the only candidate who exemplifies service, respect and hard work, while Steve King continues his campaign of...

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  1. Iowans Voice Disapproval following Romney’s Visit to the State

    Des Moines, IA — Mitt Romney’s campaign would have you believe his recent bus tour was a flawless trip through many states. Unfortunately for Romney, things didn’t go as planned. He was caught flatfooted on immigration and dodged voters at several legs of the tour who publicly questioned him about...
  2. Romney Campaign’s Bus Tour Greeted by Bad News in Iowa

    Des Moines — Today Mitt Romney and his undefined economic plan rolled into Iowa.  Here are the types of headlines that greeted his campaign when they arrived:  Bus tour: Democrats rally in Davenport, challenge Romney (QC Times 6/18) http://qctimes.com/news/local/bus-tour-democrats-rally-in-davenport-challenge-romney/article_c290545a-b8f3-11e1-9ab4-0019bb2963f4.html  Romney Economics Bus Tour (KWQC 6/17) http://mms.tveyes.com/ExpandGuest.asp?ln=693983 Democrats stop ahead of Romney’s visit...
  3. “Campaign’s Silence on Fair Pay Act Spoke Volumes about Romney’s Agenda”

    DES MOINES — Chairwoman Sue Dvorsky released the following statement responding to the Romney campaign’s refusal to respond to whether the likely Republican nominee for president supported the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act on a conference call this morning: Link to the conference call audio: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sxl05HYTCZ0&feature=youtu.be “Mitt Romney has...
  4. Iowa Women Reject Romney’s War on Women

    Des Moines – Mitt Romney’s run to the far right may win him Tea Party voters, but he’s losing support from women voters in Iowa and as many as a dozen others states, according to the latest USA TODAY/Gallup poll. The results show Romney trailing President Obama among women by...
  5. IDP Hispanic Caucus responds to Sen. Rubio’s endorsement of Mitt Romney

    Romney and Rubio: Wrong on Immigration, Wrong for Hispanics Des Moines – Paula A. Martinez, who is the Chair of the Hispanic Caucus of the Iowa Democratic Party, released the following statement after Senator Marco Rubio endorsed Mitt Romney in the Republican presidential primary. “This endorsement comes as no surprise....
  6. Romney’s ‘Etch-A-Sketch’ Can’t Erase Extreme Positions

    Des Moines – Today, as Americans across the country celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act of 2010, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is working harder than ever to reinvent his record on the issue of health care. Even with an already unshakable reputation for flip flopping on...
  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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