Tag Archives: Chuck Grassley

Encountering Chuck Grassley

The conventions dispersed and the road home was ahead as Blog for Iowa writers engaged with Senator Chuck Grassley last Friday. Both Trish Nelson, in a chance meeting in Mount Pleasant, and Dave Bradley, at a town hall event in … Continue reading

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Catch Chuck Grassley This Week In Iowa – Washington, Columbus Junction Town Halls

ICYMI: Important information from ProgressIowa Everyone has heard of Chuck Grassley’s 99 County Tour, right? It’s hard not to, as much as he talks about it. But there’s a funny thing about that claim: most of his county events are … Continue reading

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Grassley #Doyourjob Rallies At Six Locations In Iowa

Action Alert from Iowa Federation of Labor AFL-CIO:  Rallies on Tuesday, July 19 – the 125th day of obstruction for Merrick Garland, longer than any Supreme Court nominee in U.S. history. 6 locations, some details still to be confirmed: WHERE: … Continue reading

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VOTE Today For A Democrat To Retire Grassley/#byebyechuck

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NRA Should Not Pick SCOTUS

Action Alert from Iowans for Gun Safety: Thanks to the influence of the gun lobby, US Senators (including Grassley and Ernst) have vowed to deny President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee a hearing—never mind an up or down vote. But the … Continue reading

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Public Demonstrations Planned To Protest Grassley Obstruction

WhyCourtsMatterIowa.org Why Courts Matter Iowa Coalition to Rally and Tell Senator Grassley – “Do Your Job” Why Courts Matter Iowa coalition members, volunteers and supporters will gather at the Polk County Courthouse, Sunday, March 13th at 2:00 pm, to protest … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum

**Update and Correction: The Iowa Utilities Board does meet Wednesday, March 9th at 9:00 a.m., but that meeting is closed to the public. They will be making their decision entirely behind closed doors. The IUB will announce their Bakken permitting … Continue reading

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Grassley, GOP Criticized Despite Restrepo Senate Confirmation

Justice delayed is justice denied. pfaw.org People for the American Way (PFAW) Statement on Senate Confirmation of Luis Restrepo Today, more than a year after being nominated by President Obama, Judge Luis Restrepo was confirmed to the United States Court … Continue reading

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Grassley Playing Politics With Federal Judge Confirmations

Action Alert from Credo and Daily Kos In 2014, Republicans in the Senate blocked confirmation votes on 22 judicial nominations that they later voted unanimously to confirm, wasting days of legislative time. This year alone, the Senate has confirmed just … Continue reading

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Will Grassley And Ernst Dig In Against Sensible Gun Control Measures?

ACTION ALERT from Iowans for Gun Safety. The Gun Violence Prevention Package introduced in the US Senate on October 8 seeks to close background check loopholes, make background checks better, and shut down the pipeline of illegal guns. You can … Continue reading

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