- Christopher Jordan Gudenkauf, 5 days
- Brian Latimer, 5 days
- Daniel Bragg, 5 days
- Ryan Laudick, 5 days
- Kaylynn Lee Strain, bonded out
John Franklin, Jessica Reznicek, Julie Brown, and Leslie Davis all posted bail or were otherwise released.
Occupy Des Moines has run a sustained campaign confronting the Republican & Democrat primaries whose traditional first port of call is Des Moines, Iowa.
Mic checking Newt Gingrich......
- LA Times Dec. 21, 2011 [1 min video]
and occupying campaign offices of all candiates including Obama's
"8 arrested during protest in Des Moines: All had refused to leave
Iowa Democratic Party headquarters." Dec 20, 2011 DM Reg
"Occupy Des Moines Protesters Take Over Obama HQ, Iowa Democratic
Party HQ" by David Dayen, Dec. 19, 2011 Firedoglake.com
"Police Arrest Occupy Protesters Inside Offices" KCCI TV Dec 19,2011
"8 Occupy protesters arrested at Democratic HQ" Chicago Tribune - AP
story Dec 19, 2011
They have also taken opportunities to challenge the corporate media defending the 1%