Author Archives: Trish Nelson

The Full Story

The Full Story is a new segment on The Daily Show.  This is Trevor Noah’s hilarious take on Trump and the whistleblower scandal. May as well get a laugh out of  it even though nothing about Donald Trump is funny.

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Court Decides Against Trump FCC

In 2018, Free Press sued the Trump FCC for gutting longstanding rules designed to limit how much local media a given company can own. And this morning the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit sided with us and … Continue reading

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Loebsack: “Impeachment Inquiry Is Justified”

Loebsack Statement on Recent Developments in the Whistle Blower Case Against President Trump Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement after recent developments in the whistle blower case regarding President Trump. “I have felt the need to … Continue reading

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Help Cory Booker Stay In The Race

In my opinion, Cory Booker gave the most passionate, energizing speech of all the candidates at the Polk County Steak Fry Saturday. “We’re not the party of me; we’re the party of we. We’re the party of inclusion not the … Continue reading

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Loebsack: Whistle Blower Allegations “Game Changing”

Loebsack Statement on the Whistle Blower Complaint Regarding President Trump and Ukraine Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today in response to the recently revealed whistle blower complaint that was made against President Trump after his … Continue reading

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Scenes From A Steak Fry

What an amazing day it was at the Polk County Steak Fry Saturday.  Twelve thousand plus Democrats all in one place.  Candidates and tee-shirt clad campaign volunteers everywhere.  So much positive energy.  The rain held off for the most part.  … Continue reading

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Contamination Of Iowa’s Private Wells Poses Serious Health Hazards

Follow Iowa Environmental Council for information about the fight to protect Iowa’s water. From their website:  “The Iowa Environmental Council is the largest and most comprehensive environmental coalition in Iowa. Our mission: A safe, healthy environment and sustainable future for … Continue reading

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ABC And Sinclair Affiliates Target Of Grassroots Media Action

Media action alert from Free Press: During the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, ABC stations — including those owned by notorious right-wing broadcaster Sinclair — ran a racist ad targeting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. A powerful woman of color, Ocasio-Cortez is … Continue reading

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Schedule of Democratic Candidate Appearances September 19-22

http://desmoinesregister.com/iowa-caucus/candidate-tracker/ Kamala HarrisSep 19, 2019, 4:15 p.m. Backpocket Brewing, 903 Quarry Rd, Coralville, IA Meet and greet. RSVP: here Kamala HarrisSep 19, 2019, 6:30 p.m. Michael J. Gould Recreation Center, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA Town hall. Doors … Continue reading

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Senator Joe Bolkcom: Warren Is Clear Choice

Joe Bolkcom endorses Elizabeth Warren.  https://www.press-citizen.com/story/opinion/contributors/guest-editorials/2019/09/13/elizabeth-warren-clear-choice/2310751001/ The 2016 election was a loud wake up call, driven by profound unhappiness with business-as-usual powerful special interest politics. The ensuing chaos has been unsettling and corrupt. The 2020 election is about two things; … Continue reading

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