Author Archives: Trish Nelson

Watch Mike Franken’s Big Blue Wave Bash 2022

In case you couldn’t be there, here is the live stream from the Franken for Iowa Facebook page.  We have only 37 days until election day. Please support Mike Franken to defeat Grassley.  Donate  Volunteer  Facebook  Twitter  

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Why Do People Believe Republican Lies?

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Franken’s Experience In DC Government Will Serve Iowa Well

ICYMI: Nicholas Johnson makes a strong case for why Mike Franken’s exceptional qualifications and experience would serve Iowa well as our senator. Posted with permission. Franken Experienced in D.C. Government Nicholas Johnson The Gazette, May 29, 2022, p. C2 I’ve … Continue reading

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Ag-Gag Decision Huge Win For Workers And Free Speech

From our inbox: We have exciting news – a U.S. district judge struck down Iowa’s unconstitutional ag-gag law yesterday! This is a huge win for food workers, advocates, and free speech itself. This was the third time big ag and … Continue reading

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Bohannan v Miller-Meeks

Democrat Christina Bohannan and Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks debated Monday night on Iowa PBS. 

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Ryan Melton Kills It On Iowa Press – Feenstra Couldn’t Be Bothered

Iowa 04, you need to ditch MAGATrump Republican Feenstra who refused an Iowa Press invitation to debate, and vote for this guy. As stated by Liz Cheney, Republicans need to vote for the Democrat if the only other choice is … Continue reading

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Reynolds TV Ad “Cheap, Dangerous, Racist Stunt”

Governor Kim Reynolds’ transparently racist campaign ad drew sharp criticism from Democrats. Will the Iowa press give her a pass? Statement from Iowa House Democratic Leader Jennifer Konfrst on new Reynolds TV Ad: “Iowans are tired and exhausted with politics … Continue reading

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Upcoming Senate And Congressional Debates Schedule

Here is the current schedule of upcoming live debates from the IPBS website.  All begin at 7:00 pm. 1st Congressional District Debate Sep 26, 2022 Candidates State Representative Christina Bohannan (D – Iowa City) and U.S. Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R … Continue reading

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Help Sarah Trone Garriott Defeat Extremist Jake Chapman

Please support Sarah Trone Garriott to defeat right wing extremist/Kim Reynolds crony, Jake Chapman in Iowa Senate District 14.  SD 14 covers the southeast portion of Dallas County.   Check out Sarah’s website here.   From our inbox yesterday – They … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman With Al Franken

Krugman does the best job I’ve heard of succinctly explaining the student debt crisis and why student loan forgiveness is the right thing to do. That and more in this well worth your time podcast.

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