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Include Secure Elections In The Stimulus

Please call Grassley, and Ernst and urge them to include funding in the stimulus for securing the election this fall. They are talking about a $2 trillion stimulus; the Brennan Center estimates that one-thousandth of that amount will fund necessary … Continue reading

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Ernst, Grassley Vote to Strip Paid Sick Leave From Emergency Coronavirus Legislation

531,000 Iowans Lack Access to Paid Sick Leave DES MOINES, IA — Iowa Forward Executive Director Emily Holley released the following statement after Iowa Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley twice voted against paid sick leave for Iowans who need … Continue reading

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Help Grassley And Ernst Do Their Jobs

Here is an Indivisible action alert forwarded from CCI Take Action – Call your U.S. Senator Early Saturday morning, the U.S. House passed an emergency Coronavirus relief package to help address the health and economic impacts our communities are facing. While there are … Continue reading

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Can Michael Franken Beat Joni Ernst?

I’d just secured the last part of my barter share from a local CSA — a large bag of heads of garlic. I put seven or eight of them into a lunch bag and headed along Highway One toward Iowa … Continue reading

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Can Joni Ernst Be Trusted To Protect Health Care?

“IowaVoices is an issue advocacy, education-focused organization that communicates with Iowans on key issues as they apply to Senator Joni Ernst and her voting record. Our aim is to persuade Senator Ernst to take progressive action on critical issues that … Continue reading

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Two Things You Can Do Today To Help Oust Joni Ernst

The Iowa caucuses are over and we can’t let up now.  Indivisible  is providing a fantastic opportunity to participate in ousting Joni Ernst. Many credit the organizing work of Indivisible for Democrats re-taking the house from Republicans in 2018.  If … Continue reading

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How Citizens United Changed The Senate

Why Citizens United Has Fundamentally Changed The Senate and What the Citizens United Decision Does to Mitch McConnell’s Power This excellent question was posed by Claire McCaskill last Thursday night on the eve of the Senate vote to block witnesses … Continue reading

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Smirking Joni: Overturning The American Revolution

ERNST: "IA caucuses are this next Monday evening. And I'm really interested to see how this discussion today informs and influences the Iowa caucus voters, those Demcaucus goers. Will they be supporting VP Biden at this point?" H/T @JaxAlemany pic.twitter.com/tYYkSPuIDY … Continue reading

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Mike Franken Calls Out Joni Ernst On Caucus Comments

“Go along to get along is not an Iowa value”  Mike Franken’s official statement on Senator Joni Ernst’s comments on Biden, Iowa voters Mike Franken, a retired three-star admiral, expressed his concern Tuesday over statements made by Senator Joni Ernst … Continue reading

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Today Iowans Will Demand Ernst And Grassley Vote For A Fair Trial

Action alert from ProgressIowa Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 TODAY at NOON in DES MOINES & CEDAR RAPIDS*** Iowans will gather Tuesday at noon outside the offices of Senator Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids … Continue reading

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