Fifth Generation Iowa Farmer Looks to Expand Agricultural Job Growth

DES MOINES - Farmer, crop insurance agent and former USDA official Tim Gannon announced today he is running for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Tim, who grew up in Mingo and farms 900 acres on his family’s Century Farm in Jasper County, is pledging to strengthen support for Iowa’s core agricultural products while also expanding investment in new products designed to grow jobs and opportunity in the state.

WASHINGTON – As part of their ongoing oversight efforts to ensure that the FBI’s law enforcement activities are free of improper political influence, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) yesterday sent six letters seeking information and documents regarding Christopher Steele’s work on behalf of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary for America. The letters seek i

EVANSTON, Ill. — Daniel Biss today received the endorsement of Our Revolution Illinois, the organization that grew out of Senator Bernie Sanders' presidential primary campaign.

“Daniel Biss and Litesa Wallace will bring fairness, reform, and middle-class values to Springfield,” said Clem Balanoff, Chair of Our Revolution Illinois. “For the first time in many years, working men and women have a true voice and champion in our next governor and lieutenant governor.

Iowa Democratic Party to Hold Pre-Caucus Background Briefing for Press

EVANSTON, Ill. -- Daniel Biss today released the following statement in response to WCIA-TV's report detailing how JB Pritzker transferred hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Hyatt Hotel Corporation stock from offshore accounts in the Bahamas to shell companies established in South Dakota and Nevada:

“JB Pritzker has claimed to be the solution, but today’s report detailing his latest tax scandal is more proof that he’s a continuation of the problem.

EVANSTON, Ill. -- On Thursday, February 1, Daniel Biss will kick off a seven day tour visiting colleges across Illinois to meet with voters and share his vision for an Illinois that works for all of us.

EVANSTON, Ill. - Daniel Biss today released a series of television ads, with a substantial open-ended buy, pointing out that JB Pritzker and Chris Kennedy are not so different from Bruce Rauner and Donald Trump; each scammed tax systems while refusing to release their full tax returns. The ads contrast the four inexperienced wealthy businessmen with Daniel Biss, a middle-class progressive who has never taken advantage of the tax system.

Yesterday the Iowa Legislature passed voluntary water quality legislation, spearheaded by Governor Kim Reynolds, that included no comprehensive statewide monitoring of water pollution or benchmark improvement goals.

MoveOn members praise Biss’ support for single-payer health care, tuition-free public universities, fixing our broken criminal justice system, and making sure the wealthy pay their share. Best choice to take on Republican Bruce Rauner in November. 

Representative Forbes: ‘Fred Will Work To Ensure Every Iowan Has Access to The Quality, Affordable Health Care They Deserve’

Today, January 25, Urbandale State Representative John Forbes and five former legislators announced their endorsements of Fred’s Democratic campaign for Governor. The latest endorsers join a growing list of over 60 current and former elected leaders who have announced their support for Fred’s campaign.