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 2019-12-23 18:29 

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State auditor, treasurer reject payments in Branstad case...

A group of top state officials on Monday approved payments of nearly $400,000 to a Des Moines law firm to continue a lawsuit in which a jury concluded former Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated against an ex-state official because the official is gay. Two D...

 2019-11-28 06:12 

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China summons US ambassador over Hong Kong bills...

BEIJING (AP) - China summoned the U.S. ambassador on Thursday to "strongly protest" President Donald Trump's signing of bills on Hong Kong human rights. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng told Ambassador Terry Branstad that the move cons...

 2019-11-26 04:33 

Washington Times

The Latest: China summons US ambassador over Hong Kong...

HONG KONG (AP) - The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 12:30 p.m. China has again summoned U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad to demand the Trump administration block legislation passed by both chambers of Congress supporting pro-democracy ac...

 2019-11-22 21:15 

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Iowa appeals former Gov. Branstad discrimination verdict...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Kim Reynolds has appealed to the Iowa Supreme Court a jury verdict that concluded former Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated against a former state commissioner because the official is gay. A jury in July awarded former Iowa Wor...

 2019-11-14 00:21 

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Judge rejects former Iowa governor move to toss jury verdict...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A judge rejected a request by former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's lawyers to set aside a jury verdict that concluded Branstad had discriminated against a former state official because the official is gay. In a ruling filed Tuesda...

 2019-09-30 17:34 

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Lawyer fees in former governor lawsuit surpass $2.4 million...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A state panel has approved the latest bill for former Gov. Terry Branstad's continued fight against a jury verdict that found he discriminated against a former state executive. The Iowa Executive Council approved payment Monday...

 2019-09-04 21:05 

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State auditor: Taxpayers shouldn't pay Branstad case appeal...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa's auditor says a state panel should stop paying appeal costs in a lawsuit filed against former Gov. Terry Branstad, who was found by a jury to have discriminated against a former state official. Auditor Rob Sand says in a ...

 2019-07-31 21:57 

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Former Iowa governor asks judge to toss $1.5M jury verdict...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The lawyer for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has asked a judge to set aside a jury verdict that concluded Branstad discriminated against a gay former state official. Jurors on July 15 awarded former Iowa Workers' Compensation...

 2019-07-15 22:14 

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Former state official wins $1.5M in discrimination case...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A jury has awarded a former state workers' compensation commissioner $1.5 million, concluding the state and former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated against him because he's gay and that a pay cut was retaliation for r...

 2019-06-14 23:06 

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Branstad: 'Values' not reason he tried to oust gay official...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad testified in a civil trial that he didn't try to pressure a state official to quit in 2010 because he is gay. Branstad, now the U.S. ambassador to China, testified for much of Friday in a civil t...

 2019-06-07 15:11 

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Branstad attorney asks Iowa Supreme Court to stop trial...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has filed an unusual request to the state Supreme Court that seeks to stop a civil trial now in its third day, arguing rulings by a judge are unconstitutional. Branstad and two forme...

 2019-06-05 21:07 

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Iowa trial begins over alleged discrimination by ex-governor...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The trial over allegations that former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad pressured an official to quit because he was gay has begun in state court and will center on whether the jury believes the Republican governor was influenced by his pa...

 2019-05-25 10:54 

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US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit...

BEIJING (AP) - The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Himalayan region over the past week. An embassy news release Saturday said Terry Branstad ...

 2019-05-20 04:29 

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US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet...

BEIJING (AP) - U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad is making a rare visit to Tibet to meet local officials and raise concerns about restrictions on Buddhism and the preservation of the Himalayan region's unique culture and language. The Embassy in...

 2019-05-15 21:04 

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Reynolds dropped from suit filed over alleged discrimination...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has been dropped from a lawsuit that could cost the state millions of dollars in a case alleging former Gov. Terry Branstad and others singled out a former state official for a pay cut because of his politica...

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