Author Archives: Trish Nelson

Opponents to Rally Ahead of Ernst Iowa City Town Hall

http://qctimes.com/news/state-and-regional/iowa/opponents-to-rally-ahead-of-ernst-iowa-city-town-hall/article IOWA CITY — U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst’s “bosses” plan to give her a piece of their mind Friday when the Iowa Republican has a town hall meeting at the University of Iowa. “You claim you host town halls to … Continue reading

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Rep. Loebsack Addresses Democrats At Third Annual Brews and BBQ

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Dean Endorses McGuire For Governor

 

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ACA Repeal is Back: Joni Ernst Town Halls in Iowa City, Corydon, Charles City

Tell Joni Ernst how you feel about her previous and future votes to repeal your health care. She has already voted for repeal three times. Ernst voted for Repeal and Replace.  She voted for partial repeal. She voted for “skinny” … Continue reading

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Hope is Back!

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Media Doesn’t Get It About Trump

Olbermann nails it. “He’s just crazy.” “We only need to go back to last week to see how gullible most of the American political media is. “The thing that seems to be sustaining Trump is the media’s continuing refusal to … Continue reading

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16,000 Iowans Lose Wages in Overtime Pay Changes

http://iowahouse.org/StatehouseNews/9-13-17 An estimated 16,000 Iowans will lose wages this year after Republican lawmakers and Governor Reynolds made significant changes to overtime pay last session. Nurses, social workers, and public defenders are among the 3,000 Iowans who will no longer be … Continue reading

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Howard Dean Threatens New Hampshire Primary Over Proposed Voter ID Restrictions

 There is no doubt if Dean was DNC chair this is exactly what he would do. http://www.thedailybeast.com The former DNC chair has major concerns about the Kris Kobach-led effort and about a new law in New Hampshire that could restrict … Continue reading

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How Fox And Right Wing Media Make Zombies Out of Regular People

Once you understand that the conversations on the air are scripted and the hosts are just reciting their lines, it is obvious and you wonder how you ever fell for it.  Fox is not news. It is reality TV.  Sadly,  … Continue reading

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One Iowa to Host 1st Annual LGBTQ Workplace Culture Summit in Central and Eastern Iowa

http://www.oneiowa.org  One Iowa, the state’s leading lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) advocacy organization, will host its 1st Annual LGBTQ Workplace Culture Summit in both central and eastern Iowa in October:   Central Iowa Summit: Tuesday, October 10 8 … Continue reading

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