Tag Archives: 2020 Democratic candidates

Hope Rears Its Head For The First Time In 3.5 Years

Joe Biden’s selection of Senator Kamala Harris as his Vice-Presidential choice has stirred a huge positive response across the country. Harris is giving the Democratic campaign a huge amount positive energy in the first days after the announcement. Seldom has … Continue reading

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Can Michael Franken Beat Joni Ernst?

I’d just secured the last part of my barter share from a local CSA — a large bag of heads of garlic. I put seven or eight of them into a lunch bag and headed along Highway One toward Iowa … Continue reading

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Labor Day Kicks Off Campaign Season

Happy Labor Day! For a list of local Labor Day events sponsored by labor organizations, click on BFIA’s Friday post here. Labor Day weekend is the unofficial kick-off of the upcoming campaign season.  Politicos love to say no one pays … Continue reading

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Beto Swears, Joins Warren And Buttiegieg In Holding The Media Accountable

One step forward for Democracy. Finally, someone displays the appropriate level of affect when referring to Trump!  Beto O’Rourke apparently has had enough of  the media’s crap and Trump’s crap and didn’t mind saying so, and that is exactly what … Continue reading

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Support For Newman Abuissa

Editor’s Note: Newman Abuissa formally announced his candidacy to represent Iowa’s second district in the U.S. Congress at an event in Iowa City on Sunday, June 30. While Rita Hart is favored to win almost a year from the primary … Continue reading

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Could Kamala Harris Be America’s Promise?

NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first 2020 presidential primary debate in June of 2019. This is the sixth in a series of BFIA’s coverage and commentary of the announcement speeches by the declared Democratic candidates for president … Continue reading

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Joe Biden’s Ode To The Middle Class

NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first 2020 presidential primary debate in June of 2019. This is the fifth in a series of BFIA’s coverage and commentary of the announcement speeches by the declared Democratic candidates for president … Continue reading

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