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Ernst Refuses to Break With McConnell and Washington Republicans as Iowa’s Economy Slumps, Workers Laid Off, Farmers Fear for Their Livelihood

Ernst voted to confirm the fossil fuel lobbyists who are now using EPA waiver program to hand out favors to Big Oil at the expense of Iowa corn growers Following another report about the devastating consequences of Washington’s trade war and attacks on Iowa’s renewable energy industry, U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield released the following statement slamming […]

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REMINDER: Senator Ernst Has Voted Repeatedly to Gut Protections for Iowans With Pre-Existing Conditions

Ernst once bragged: “I actually have the courage” to gut coverage protections for 448,000 Iowans with pre-existing conditions Senator Joni Ernst spent the summer claiming she “would never want to take away” coverage protections for Iowans with pre-existing conditions — when in fact she’s spent her last five years in the Senate voting to gut those protections. Senator Ernst […]

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Washington Post: Sen. Ernst says lawmakers should discuss fixing Social Security ‘behind closed doors’

Iowa has fifth-highest proportion of senior citizens in the country, yet Ernst has “talked about privatizing Social Security” since 2014 Greenfield: “We work hard for these earned benefits and deserve better than a senator who plays games with retirement security.” The Washington Post reports that Senator Joni Ernst is facing backlash for saying she’d like to discuss her plan to […]

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NEW: Senator Ernst Would Rather Attack Social Security “Behind Closed Doors”

Ernst has “talked about privatizing Social Security” since 2014, and her sham paid leave plan “smashes open” the Social Security lock box and is opposed by nonpartisan experts, Republicans, conservatives Iowa Starting Line reported today that Senator Joni Ernst would like to “‘sit down behind closed doors’ as a way to avoid public scrutiny” of her plans to gut and raid Iowans’ hard-earned Social Security benefits. Senator Ernst […]

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UFCW Local 431 Endorses Theresa Greenfield for U.S. Senate

“As our next Senator, Iowans can count on Theresa to be a strong voice for progress taking on the corporate special interests and fighting for a level playing field for Iowa workers trying to make ends meet” Today, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 431 announced their endorsement of Theresa Greenfield in her campaign for […]

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Christie Vilsack Endorses Theresa Greenfield for U.S. Senate

“With all the gridlock and mudslinging in Washington, Theresa Greenfield is exactly the kind of commonsense leader Iowans need fighting for our families in the Senate” Today, former Iowa First Lady Christie Vilsack announced her endorsement of Des Moines business leader Theresa Greenfield for U.S. Senate. Vilsack is a native Iowan and dedicated literacy advocate who most recently served the […]

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Greenfield Statement on White House’s Interference in Biofuels Waiver Program, Siding with Big Oil Against Iowa Farmers

“Senator Ernst has been a rubber stamp for this administration – sitting on the sidelines and offering empty rhetoric while repeatedly voting to confirm the administration officials who are making these harmful decisions” Des Moines, IA — U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield released the following statement today in response to the White House’s interference in the Environmental Protection […]

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