Tag Archives: 2016 Election

Reminder: Voting Machines Can Still Be Hacked

While media focuses on the horse race aspects of the next presidential race and adherents of one candidate or another argue into the night of nuanced aspects of policy, most have forgotten one aspect of elections that could have a … Continue reading

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IDP Hall Of Fame Celebration – Overnight Reactions

CEDAR RAPIDS–It was a great night for Iowa Democrats as the state party hosted five announced presidential candidates during its annual Hall of Fame celebration at the Cedar Rapids Convention Complex yesterday. Former Cedar Rapids mayor Kay Halloran, one of … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame Dinner

For the first time, all five Democratic presidential hopefuls will speak from the same stage at the Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame Dinner on Friday, July 17, in Cedar Rapids. The event is sold out. C-SPAN will be televising … Continue reading

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Election A Disaster For… Republicans?

A Republican wrote an article on The Houston Chronicle blog about how this election was a disaster for Republicans. Here are some highlights, and there is plenty of very compelling stuff left to read if you click on the link … Continue reading

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Iowa's Brad Anderson – 2014 And Beyond

The U.S. Congressman from Iowa’s Fourth District is saying wacky stuff again, this time about the Iowa Secretary of State race where Brad Anderson faces off with a former SOS in a closely watched race. In a fundraising letter, Rep. … Continue reading

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Brian Schweitzer to Return to Iowa

DES MOINES– Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer will deliver the featured address at the 2013 Progress Iowa Holiday Party on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at 6 p.m. at the Meadows Events and Conference Center in Altoona. Schweitzer, who completed his second … Continue reading

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Oh, Hillary

There is no doubt that as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton undid much of the damage to the United States image in the world done by the George W. Bush administration.  Foreign perceptions of our country improved, in part because … Continue reading

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