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Caucuses are over, time to focus on the Statehouse

The Iowa Caucus season is over, and now that the corporate GOP candidates have left for New Hampshire, it's time to pivot our focus to state politics and the 2012 legislative session.

Nearly 250 CCI members just like you from across the state have already RSVPed to attend our "Occupy the Statehouse/State of the 99 percent" rally and lobby day next Tuesday, January 10. And, we know we'll be joined by some of our allies in the organized labor movement.

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Op-ed: Iowans can fight for economic justice Jan. 3rd

Everyday Iowans have an opportunity to address these pressing problems and advance a populist agenda for economic justice and democracy at the Iowa Caucuses January 3rd.

Since the national spotlight is on us, we are uniquely positioned to drive home – in a big way – a vision of good government that puts communities before corporations and people before profits.

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Remind the presidential candidates who they work for

Can you join us this Thursday, Dec. 15, to remind the presidential candidates they must listen to us, the 99%, and not the big-monied 1%?

The GOP Presidential candidates will be back in Iowa this Thursday as they gather in Sioux City for yet another debate. We can expect more of the same pro-corporate, small-government rhetoric.

Before they step in front of the cameras and national airwaves Thursday night, we will take our “People First” message to the campaign offices of Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney here in Des Moines that morning.

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