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Meet the Candidate: Ako Abdul-Samad HD 35

By |2014-07-25T09:19:35-05:00August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Candidates 2014, Recent News|Tags: , , |

Motivational speaker, author, photographer, representative and counselor, Ako Abdul-Samad has impacted the lives of thousands of individuals and families for over three decades. He is serving his 4th term in the House of Representatives and is now an Assistant Minority Leader. Rep. Abdul-Samad serves on theAdministration and Rules, Education, Human Resources, and Public Safety committees. As [...]

Ako Abdul-Samad to Run for a Fifth Term

By |2014-03-26T08:24:58-05:00March 26th, 2014|Categories: Candidates 2014, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

State Representative Ako Abdul-Samad of Des Moines announced today that he will seek re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in House District 35, which includes the central parts of the city of Des Moines. Abdul-Samad is currently serving his fourth term in the Iowa House. He serves as Assistant Minority Leader; he also serves on [...]

Candidate Profile: HD 35 Ako Abdul-Samad

By |2012-07-18T10:19:18-05:00July 18th, 2012|Categories: Candidates 2012, Recent News|Tags: , |

Author, photographer, and counselor, Ako Abdul-Samad has impacted the lives of thousands of individuals and families for over three decades. He is serving his third term in the House of Representatives and is now an Assistant Minority Leader. Also he serves on the Administration and Rules, Education, Human Resources, and Public Safety committees. As the CEO/Founder [...]

Black History Month Celebration at the Capitol

By |2012-02-28T17:51:08-05:00February 28th, 2012|Categories: Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Iowa legislators will host the State of Iowa's Black History Month Celebration on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, in the Iowa House Chambers at the State Capitol in Des Moines. A Black History Month proclamation will be read and signed by Governor Terry E. Branstad. There will also be performances depicting African American history through music, poetry, [...]

House Democrats Appoint Budget Team

By |2010-12-10T11:50:19-05:00December 10th, 2010|Categories: 2011 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

House Democrats Appoint Budget Team House Democratic Leader Kevin McCarthy and Assistant Democratic Leaders Ako Abdul-Samad, Mary Mascher, Mark Smith, and Sharon Steckman today announced their budget team for the 2011 legislative session.  State Representative Tyler Olson of Cedar Rapids will be the lead Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee. In addition to Rep. Olson, the [...]

McCarthy to Lead House Democrats

By |2010-12-06T16:44:29-05:00December 6th, 2010|Categories: 2011 Session Information, Featured, Recent News|Tags: , , , , |

Iowa House Democrats elected State Representative Kevin McCarthy of Des Moines as the new House Democratic Leader today in a meeting at the State Capitol in Des Moines. House Democrats are committed to strengthening our economy and helping create jobs. We will work together on the main stream, bread and butter issues that effect the every [...]

Governor Signs Bill Encouraging Educator Diversity

By |2010-04-14T09:20:14-05:00April 14th, 2010|Categories: Education, Jobs & Economy|Tags: , , , , , |

State Representatives Ako Abdul-Samad and Wayne Ford were in attendance yesterday at Moulton Elementary in Des Moines as Governor Chet Culver signed bills encouraging diversity among teachers. Rep. Abdul-Samad and Rep. Ford spoke to students and teachers in the auditorium about the importance of education and diversity in the classroom. With House File 2432, the Department of [...]

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