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Theresa Greenfield Wants A Real Conversation With Iowans

What conversation does Joni Ernst want to have with Iowans about the fall election for United States Senate? If a recent advertisement by the National Republican Senatorial Committee is an indication, she doesn’t want any conversation with Iowans. She’s letting … Continue reading

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Corporate DC Lobbyists Dictate Senator Joni Ernst’s Every Move 

As Over 14,500 Iowans File New Jobless Claims, Corporate DC Lobbyists Dictate Senator Joni Ernst’s Every Move DES MOINES, IA — More than 200 trade groups represented by D.C. lobbyists sent a letter to Congress yesterday, revealing the marching orders … Continue reading

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Senators Grassley And Ernst Vote Against Unemployment Benefits And Sick Leave

At a time when Iowans need leadership most, Ernst and Grassley have abandoned those hit hardest by the coronavirus crisis DES MOINES, IA — Iowa State Senator Joe Bolkcom released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Labor reported … Continue reading

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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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