Daily Archives: September 29, 2014

Senator Harkin on UTC organizing campaign

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The Secret’s Out — And There’s No Hiding Ernst’s Anti-Iowa Agenda

Bruce Rowher, a farmer from O’Brien County, and Midge Slater with the Iowa Alliance for Retired Americans, joined Iowa Democratic Party Executive Director Troy Price today to discuss Joni Ernst’s secret Koch retreat, where Joni Ernst herself confirmed she was … Continue reading

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Iowa farmers criticize Ernst on climate change

CEDAR RAPIDS — A super PAC backing Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley enlisted a pair of central Iowa farmers to criticize his Republican opponent, Joni Ernst, for a lack of leadership on renewable fuels and climate change — issues … Continue reading

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Koch Screening, Sportsman Alliance and Rally

September 30: Union Sportsman Alliance Meeting – IUPAT:  10 am. IUPAT DC 81 Office, 5738 NW 2nd Ave. Des Moines. Learn about the Alliance and help get active members in Iowa October 1: Rally for Representation – IBEW: Join IBEW … Continue reading

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Mowrer confident he can be Steve King’s worst nightmare

Not yet even 30 years old, Jim Mowrer has the chutzpah to believe he can take down a 12-year congressman who has trounced a succession of Democratic challengers including, in 2012, Iowa’s former first lady. Despite her impressive fundraising and name recognition, … Continue reading

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Screening – Shadows of Liberty

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Labor Jam Photos

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Young and Ryan Buddy Up and Double Down on Anti-Middle Class Agenda

Following is a statement from Appel for Iowa Communications Director Nick Galbraith on Rep. Paul Ryan’s fundraiser today for fellow Washington insider David Young: “Voters already can see through Young’s feeble statements about keeping the promise of Social Security and … Continue reading

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Labor History

September 29 A report by the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics finds that the average weekly take-home pay of a factory worker with three dependents is now $94.87 – 1962 September 30 A total of 29 strike leaders are … Continue reading

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