Category Archives: 2020 election campaign

Toward A Challenger For Joni Ernst

Two of three people running for the Democratic nomination to be U.S. Senator from Iowa spoke at State Senator Zach Wahls’ birthday fundraiser at Walker Homestead in Johnson County on Sunday. Clutching a microphone in one hand and her hand-written … Continue reading

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Can A Democrat Beat Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell?

Former Marine fighter pilot Amy McGrath announced she was running to beat Kentucky U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell in the Nov. 3, 2020 general election. She raised $2.5 million during the first 24 hours after her announcement. With 20 years in … Continue reading

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Reminder: ProgressIowa Corn Feed Next Sunday

Reposted from last week. Being lazy on the holiday weekend Coming off some great performances by nearly everyone at the debates last week we want to remind you that Progress Iowa will have their annual get together know as the … Continue reading

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Great Ideas For All VS. A Party Of A Few

Among the many truisms about America that we learn growing up is the concept that elections are usually fought on the plain of ideas. That is that the candidate or party with the better ideas for making citizen’s lives better … Continue reading

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John Hickenlooper: Western Values And Democratic Values

“It is time to end this American crisis of division” John Hickenlooper declares in his campaign announcement for the presidency. This is the central theme of Hickenlooper’s campaign. He makes no bones that he blames Trump for the division the … Continue reading

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Reminder: Progress Iowa Corn Feed In Two Weeks

Coming off some great performances by nearly everyone at the debates this week we want to remind you that Progress Iowa will have their annual get together know as the corn feed. In a major change this year the gathering … Continue reading

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The Right Must Control Your Life

Thursday the Supreme Court on a partisan basis enshrined political gerrymandering as the law of the land. Now with gerrymandering officially finally enshrined as law of the land Republicans in particular can go about their current practice of drawing district … Continue reading

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Steve Bullock: Conquering Divisiveness

NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first 2020 presidential primary debate in June of 2019. This is the sixteenth in a series of BFIA’s coverage and commentary of the announcement speeches by the declared Democratic candidates for president … Continue reading

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From Progress Iowa: Trump’s Terrible Health Care Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2019 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 As Trump Officially Launches Campaign, His Terrible Record on Health Care Still Stands Des Moines, Iowa — As President Trump announced his reelection campaign this week, his ongoing war on … Continue reading

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Tim Ryan For The Working Man

NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first 2020 presidential primary debate in June of 2019. This is the fourteenth in a series of BFIA’s coverage and commentary of the announcement speeches by the declared Democratic candidates for president … Continue reading

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