Category Archives: Leonard Boswell

A Healthy Discussion

A HEALTHY DISCUSSION is a series of bipartisan forums that will give Iowa Congressional Delegation members an opportunity to discuss critical health topics with Iowans. You will hear firsthand how our elected officials will work to reduce the cost of … Continue reading

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Iowa Progressives Never Give Up

Iowa Progressives Never Give Up by Paul Deaton “After the election, progressives will continue the work we have started to make Iowa a better place for every resident. It began more than a decade ago and it is work that … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Maske, Bruce Braley, Calls to Action, David Loebsack, Leonard Boswell, Main Page, Matt Campbell, Roxanne Conlin

Iowa Congressional Races and Climate Change

Iowa Congressional Races and Climate Change by Paul Deaton “There is no controversy about planetary warming. World leaders must do something about it if we expect to survive as a species. In the United States, the Democratic party has been … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Maske, Bruce Braley, David Loebsack, Energy, Environment, Leonard Boswell, Main Page, Matt Campbell, Roxanne Conlin, Sustainability

Iowa, Corporations and Foreign Relations

Iowa, Corporations and Foreign Relations by Paul Deaton“It is time for the United States to end its dalliance with the idea of corporations playing a significant role in foreign relations.” At a political event this week, a Republican office seeker … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Braley, Candidates.Bill Maske, David Loebsack, Foreign Affairs, Leonard Boswell, Main Page, Matt Campbell, Roxanne Conlin

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

Iowans Know The Source of the Deficit

Iowans Know The Source of the Deficit by Paul Deaton “It is easy to harp about the size of government and deficit spending. It is easy to say we are “taxed enough already.” What is harder is for congressmen and … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Braley, Candidates, Congress, David Loebsack, Jobs, Leonard Boswell, Main Page

Iowa Democratic Congressmen See 15 Challengers File

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Posted in Bruce Braley, Congress, David Loebsack, Iowa Voters, Leonard Boswell, Main Page, Progressive Community

IPP Report on Fixing Healthcare in Iowa

IPP Report on Fixing Healthcare in Iowa Iowa Policy Project senior research consultant Colin Gordon has issued a  new report for the IPP, “Prescriptions and Placebos: Fixing Health Care in Iowa.”To view the report, see:<http://www.iowafiscal.org/2006docs/061127-health-full-format.pdf&gt; To view the executive summary, … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Braley, Calls to Action, Chet Culver, Congress, Corporate Greed, David Loebsack, Democracy for America, DFQC, Ed Fallon, Education, Elesha Gayman, Health Care & Medicare, Iowa in the News, Iowans for Sensible Priorities, Leonard Boswell, Main Page, Progressive Action for the Common Good, Progressive Advocacy of Central Iowa, Progressive Coaltion of Central Iowa, Progressive Community, Selden Spencer

Loebsack’s Going to DC, and Other Dem Victories

Loebsack's Going to DC (and other dem victories) By Sam Garchik Dave Loebsack ran a great, dignified campaign against a tough opponent, and did what no other challenger could do in 30 years. He beat Jim Leach. Way to go … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Braley, Candidates, Chet Culver, David Loebsack, Denise O'Brien, Elesha Gayman, Jim Nussle, Joyce Schulte, Leonard Boswell, Main Page, Mark Nolte, Rich Olive, Sally Vitamvas, Selden Spencer

Change is in the Air – 29th Annual Harkin Steak Fry

  Change is in the Air – 29th Annual Harkin Steak Fry By Caroline VernonI can’t tell you how excited I was to finally be able to attend a Harkin Steak Fry. For the past two years, since I became … Continue reading

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