Category Archives: Chet Culver

Advocates For Iowa Medicaid To Hold Rally At State Capitol

DES MOINES – Former Iowa Governor Chet Culver and a diverse group of health care providers, medical professionals, disability advocates, Medicaid beneficiaries and their families will be staging a rally at the Iowa State Capitol on Wednesday, February 24th, to … Continue reading

Posted in Calls to Action, Chet Culver, Iowa legislature 2016, medicaid expansion

Who Will Take On Branstad In 2014?

Well my mind is idle over the holiday, so like many I dream about the future. And since I have a political bend, much of my speculation is about the next election. The next general election is 2014 and for us … Continue reading

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Campaigning in Tipton, Iowa

Campaigning in Tipton, Iowa by Paul Deaton “All of last night's speakers re-iterated the same message. Talk to everyone we know who favors Democrats and make sure they get out and vote.“ Going into the final week before the 2010 … Continue reading

Posted in Calls to Action, Chet Culver, David Loebsack, Main Page, Roxanne Conlin

Culver v. Branstad Debate at Coe College in Cedar Rapids – Live Blog

Culver v. Branstad Debate at Coe College in Cedar Rapids – Live Blog Arron and I are in our seats in the nosebleed section of the balcony…Paul is down in orchestra seats, so he'll probably get some great photos…be sure … Continue reading

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Culver To Johnson County Dems: “We’re gonna win… I don’t care what the pollsters say”

Culver To Johnson County Dems:  “We're gonna win… I don't care what the pollsters say” by Trish Nelson Today the Johnson County Democrats held their annual fall fundraiser and Governor Culver, Dave Loebsack, Michael Mauro, Sue Dvorsky, Tom Miller, Francis … Continue reading

Posted in Calls to Action, Chet Culver, Main Page

Cedar Rapids, Iowa and the Flood Recovery

Cedar Rapids, Iowa and the Flood Recovery by Paul Deaton “Eventually, there is a need to act and that is where the government may force some residents out of their homes. This part of the process can be unpleasant and … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 Flooding, Chet Culver, Jobs, Local Events, Main Page | 3 Comments

A Case for Culver-Judge

A Case for Culver-Judge by Paul Deaton “The 2010 midterm elections may not be about logic and achievement. Rather than take Iowa into the future, the Republican candidate, Terry Branstad, proposes to undo the accomplishments of the Culver Judge administration … Continue reading

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Canvassing Iowa's 3rd Congressional District

Canvassing Iowa's 3rd Congressional District by Paul Deaton “Many progressives don't have a lot of money to give to political campaigns, especially in an economy where Iowa's June unemployment number was at 6.6%.  What progressives do have is each other, … Continue reading

Posted in Chet Culver, Leonard Boswell, Main Page, Roxanne Conlin

Iowa's Summer Political Campaign has Begun

Iowa's Summer Political Campaign has Begun by Paul Deaton “The calls were reasonably well received, and for the most part, voters we talked to expect to be with us in November. They have lives to live and in June are … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Chet Culver, Iowa Voters, Main Page, Progressive Community, Roxanne Conlin

4 Questions Iowans Should Answer About Nuclear Power

4 Questions Iowans Should Answer About Nuclear Power by Paul Deaton “This raises a fundamental question about studies of politically charged topics; how do we obtain peer-reviewed research when the funding support for such research is from biased sources? I’m … Continue reading

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