Tag Archives: Koch Brothers in Iowa

What Is Going On In The Iowa Legislature?

Senator Bolkcom’s comment is part of a discussion following a constituent question. “Who wants school vouchers?” at the Johnson County legislative forum February 25, 2017.  

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20 Procedural “Irregularities” Used By Iowa Republicans

From the Facebook page of Senate Minority Leader Rob Hogg  @SenatorRobHogg While it is fresh in my mind, here is a list of 20 major procedural irregularities used by Republicans on the bill to take away workers’ rights and teachers’ … Continue reading

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Koch Brothers Attempt To Influence Iowa Elections

CMD: Since Republican Governor Terry Brandstad will not face election for another two years, the Iowa GOP’s goal is to hold the House and flip the Senate by gaining three seats. The Kochs are backing 21 candidates for the Iowa … Continue reading

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Will “Truckloads Of Cash” From Koch Brothers Hand Iowa Legislature To The GOP?

Here is an urgent call to action from Democratic Senator Joe Bolkcom. Follow Senator Bolkcom on Facebook  and Twitter High Stakes Iowa Senate Elections “Republicans already hold the governor’s office and are expected to retain a majority in the Iowa … Continue reading

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How To Flip The Koch Party

  Have you ever heard of ALEC?  The Koch Brothers?  If  you answered yes, it’s probably because of the folks at the Center for Media and Democracy.  Read their story then decide if you feel they are worth supporting. by … Continue reading

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Coralville Slaps Down Koch Brothers, Earns Spot On The Daily Show

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Braley opponent: “If You Like Tom Harkin You Will Love Bruce Braley

Here’s a note we found in our inbox today from the Braley for Iowa campaign.  The e-mail suggests that Joni Ernst, who is also running for Tom Harkin’s senate seat, is “cozy” with the Koch Brothers, having attended a recent … Continue reading

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The Koch Brothers Really Do Care About Iowans

Please view this important public service message from the Koch Brothers: David and Charles Koch are generously spending millions of their hard earned (inherited) dollars buying anti-health care, anti-Bruce Braley advertising in our state because they have only Iowans’ best … Continue reading

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Koch Brothers Rally Got Free Pass By Des Moines Register

[Update: On Tuesday I was on The Fallon Forum to discuss America’s media problem and my letter to the Des Moines Register about this article. Click here to watch the video/podcast] I grew up reading The Des Moines Register and … Continue reading

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Seng Nomination Scandal – Iowa’s Version Of Florida 2000?

Isn’t there a law against bribing people with booze to get them to sign a candidate’s ballot petition?  Which raises the question of, why did people need to be drunk in order to go along with it?  What kind of … Continue reading

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