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Letters From Loebsack

I’ve received a number of official reply letters from Dave Loebsack in the 14 years he served as our congressman. He discusses priorities for the CARES Act follow on bill in this one. July 28, 2020 Dear Mr. Deaton, Thank … Continue reading

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Dave and Terry Loebsack Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

On Saturday, July 18, Dave and Terry Loebsack were inducted into the Johnson County Democrats Hall of Fame. The event is usually a dessert and cash bar event with socializing being the best part. This year, because of the coronavirus … Continue reading

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After Dave Loebsack

You don’t need to be a political insider to understand Dave Loebsack’s days in the U.S. House of Representatives are getting numbered. Loebsack seems likely to dispatch with power his second time opponent, Chris Peters from Coralville, this year. He … Continue reading

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Loebsack Co-authors the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act

U.S. House Passes Loebsack, Latta Legislation to Reduce Barriers for Precision Agriculture Implementation WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 4881, the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act, to reduce barriers to the implementation of cutting-edge technology on America’s … Continue reading

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Dave Loebsack 10 Years In

When I first volunteered to support Dave Loebsack for congress it was a dicey endeavor. In 2004 I’d supported Dave Franker and he was not the best of candidates. He seemed a throw-away placed on the ballot next to Jim … Continue reading

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Iowa Democrats Convene

JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa — Democratic delegates met in all 99 Iowa counties on Saturday, March 12. The day was overcast, but hopeful. A bellwether was the fact I didn’t recognize many of the hundreds of people at the Tiffin High … Continue reading

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Loebsack Coffee Tour In Davenport, Clinton

Loebsack to Bring “Coffee with Your Congressman Tour” to Davenport, Clinton IOWA CITY – Congressman Dave Loebsack announced today that he will continue his Coffee with Your Congressman tour this Friday, July 31, with stops in Davenport and Clinton. At … Continue reading

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Keystone XL — Bright Shiny Object

Friday the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill directing the federal government to move forward on the Keystone XL pipeline on a 252-161 vote. It was less than the number of votes needed to override a presidential veto, but … Continue reading

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Why I Like Dave Loebsack

Unlike many in my cohort of grade school classmates, I stay in touch with my elected officials and have written them on important issues. Dave Loebsack is my U.S. Congressman, I like him, and it’s no secret. Loebsack receives his … Continue reading

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Congress Takes a Holiday

While much remains to be done during the 113th Congress in Washington, D.C., politics took an August holiday without dealing with the Farm Bill, Sequestration and other important topics, mostly due to Republican leadership’s ho-hum attitude about governing what may … Continue reading

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