Category Archives: Iowa Independent

Post-Thanksgiving Hash

Like many folks, we are taking some time away to visit family for this holiday. We have one child at one end of the Mississippi and another at the other end. So we will be heading south with one set … Continue reading

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Iowa State Capitol News – Weekend Recap

Iowa State Capitol News – Weekend Recap by Paul Deaton Last week was busy with news from the State Capitol. Following is a recap of major stories that came through the Weekend Editor's in-box:Confrontation in the Senate:Senator-elect Kent Sorenson, who … Continue reading

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The Long Good-Bye to the Des Moines Register

The Long Good-Bye to the Des Moines Register by Trish Nelson By now you've heard the news about the dozens of Des Moines Register staff lay-offs that occurred on Wednesday, including Brian Duffy, award-winning editorial cartoonist and, according to Iowa … Continue reading

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Political Tipsheet Upgrades Greenwald’s Chances

Political Tipsheet Upgrades Greenwald's Chances by John Deeth, Iowa IndependentThis article originally came out last week The Cook Political Report newsletter today changed its ratings in 27 U.S. House races, with every change being in the Democratic Party's favor. One switch … Continue reading

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The Progressive Iowa Network Organizing Summit

The Progressive Iowa NetworkOrganizing Summit Saturday, June 9, 2007 Iowa City Public Library123 S. Linn St.Iowa City, IA 52240 9 AM – 3PMAgenda:1.    Welcome2.    Introductions3.    Why a Progressive Network is important for Iowa4.    Democracy for America – Support for Iowa’s … Continue reading

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Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update

Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Update By Caroline VernonThis Saturday, June 9th, progressive leaders, legislators and activists from various organizations across Iowa will come together for the first DFA-Iowa Networking Summit. We will be gathering at the Iowa … Continue reading

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Take the Bus to the US Social Forum Jun 27th

Take the Bus to the US Social Forum June 27thMark Your Calendars for the Progressive Event of the Year! By Caroline Vernon PACG is working on securing a bus (or two) to take a large Iowa contingent to Atlanta, Georgia … Continue reading

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Establishing Our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Mark the Date!

Establishing our Progressive Iowa Network (PIN) – Mark the Date! By Caroline Vernon On Saturday, June 9th, progressive leaders, activists and legislators from across the state will converge on Iowa City for our first 2007 Democracy for Iowa Organizing Summit.  We … Continue reading

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Iowa Independent Intro

Iowa Independent Intro By Chase Martyn I want to thank everyone who made it to the free training we offered last weekend.  We had a great turnout, and everyone I spoke to thought it was a worthwhile experience, both for … Continue reading

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