Tag Archives: 2016 Iowa Caucuses

The Caucus Is Nigh

Nine days from now Iowa will be the center of the American political universe. Ten days from now few will be able to pick Iowa out on a map, except maybe college basketball fans. Such is the attention span of … Continue reading

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Democracy For America Will Make Presidential Primary Endorsement

Democracy for America has a HUGE announcement. Starting today, you — and other DFA members nationwide — have the opportunity to decide if our people-powered organization will make an endorsement in the Democratic Party presidential primary race. This endorsement decision … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Tour Coming To Iowa

FBI Whistleblower Coleen Rowley and former CIA analyst Ray McGovern will launch their week-long barn-storming speaking tour on September 24 in Dubuque. The tour, dubbed “The Truth Shall Make You Free,” is sponsored by the three Iowa chapters of Veterans … Continue reading

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Expanding The Electorate In Iowa

(Editor’s Note: Three candidates lead the presidential primary race in Iowa summer polling, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden. Political action is expected to heat up toward the end of the year, especially as families gather for the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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5 Take-Aways From The Wing Ding

Clear Lake, where the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding was held Friday, was an impossible venue for most Iowa working people. Over 160 miles away in my case, driving there after work was not an option. To make up for the … Continue reading

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Revisiting Webb 2016 In Iowa

After re-reading my post “5 Reasons Jim Webb’s Stock is Up” I stand by what I wrote. For a blog post it holds up reasonably well. At the same time, tick-tock for #WebbNation in Iowa. Two weeks later and three … 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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Lincoln Chafee In A Small Field

That Lincoln Chafee’s presidential campaign gets noticed is largely attributable to the small field of five announced Democratic contenders. Just by the fact of inclusive blogger to-do lists, Chafee gets an article mention here and there… not unlike this one. … Continue reading

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A Case Of Bernie

Editor’s Note: Trish Nelson is taking time off and will return to regular posting on Blog for Iowa after Labor Day. Here is my first offering in an effort to fill her shoes as we enter high summer in the … Continue reading

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How Iowa Pays For Big Money In Politics

Billionaires are drowning out the voices of Iowans.   Iowa Pays the Price supports increasing transparency in campaign finance and accountability for those who break the rules.  Check out IowaPaysThePrice.org  

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