Tag Archives: middle class

Flint and Reagan's Wake

Driving out of Flint, Mich. on Bristol Road wasn’t in the plans. I interviewed some 30 people, all but one male, for truck driving jobs at the Days Inn across from the GM plant. Tired and ready for sleep, I … Continue reading

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What Happened To The Middle Class?

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Loebsack Concludes “Middle Class First” Tour Today

Iowa City, IA – Representative Dave Loebsack will be visiting all 24 counties in Iowa’s Second District on his Middle Class First tour. Loebsack will talk directly with voters and thank local volunteers at each stop. During this campaign, stark … Continue reading

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TPP – Not A Good Deal

A few weeks back I received an email that reported that a group of Iowa legislators were looking for some guidance on what was in the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership). The reason is very logical – if the US joins in … Continue reading

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Trying to Find Decent Highways In Iowa

I have been on the road a lot this year. Geez am I sorry. I think we need a contest in Iowa to identify the worst stretch of paved road in Iowa. We already know that Iowa’s bridges are among … Continue reading

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Senator Tom Harkin: It Is Time To Rebuild America

In Iowa’s Interest: Rebuilding Our Middle Class this Labor Day By Senator Tom Harkin On Labor Day, as we honor the contributions that generations of workers have made to the strength and prosperity of our great country, I am reminded … Continue reading

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Watch Bruce Braley’s New Ad

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Progress Iowa Will Hold Joint Press Conference Prior To Romney Event

Area teacher, firefighter, nun to speak, in addition to representatives of Progress Iowa, Progressive Action for the Common Good, and Iowa Alliance for Retired Americans DAVENPORT, IOWA – In advance of Mitt Romney’s event on Monday, Progress Iowa will hold … Continue reading

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Why Bruce Braley Would Like You To Contact Congress

This was in our inbox from Congressman Braley: It’s shocking. It seems like leaders in Congress want your taxes to go up this holiday season. And no, I’m not kidding. Unless Congress acts now, taxes for the average American family … Continue reading

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President Obama In Osawatomie, Kansas: This Is A Make Or Break Moment For the Middle Class


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