Tag Archives: Democrats 2020

Kimberly Graham – A Voice For ‘Us’

On Tuesday, March 17, Blog for Iowa conducted a telephone interview with U.S. Senate candidate Kimberly Graham. We had intended to do an in-person interview but in consideration of the coronavirus pandemic we maintained social distancing. Graham was thoughtful in … Continue reading

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My Pick? Elizabeth Warren

During the summer, prior to a candidate appearance we got into a casual conversation with a reporter from The Washington Post. She asked what we were looking for in a candidate and if we had a choice among those running. … Continue reading

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Time To Stop Reacting To The Manufactured Fight Between Two Non-Candidates

I’m guilty. I jumped into several conversations about this over the weekend on social media. I reacted to it. By reacting, I mean responding emotionally before thinking about it. I won’t get into the arguments or the myriad of ways … Continue reading

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Upcoming Joni Ernst Town Hall And Schedule of Candidate Appearances

Appearances by Democratic candidates, October 2019 Tom SteyerOct 1, 2019, 6:30-8 p.m. Barley’s, 114 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA A conversation with Tom Steyer. Tom SteyerOct 2, 2019, 9-10:15 a.m. Hardline Coffee Company, 611 5th St, Sioux City, IA Meet … Continue reading

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GM Strike Proves The Need For National Health Care

As many of you know workers at General Motors have been on strike for two weeks. As many of you also know, one of the first moves from the management side in this strike was to cut the company’s payment … Continue reading

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Schedule of Democratic Candidate Appearances September 19-22

http://desmoinesregister.com/iowa-caucus/candidate-tracker/ Kamala HarrisSep 19, 2019, 4:15 p.m. Backpocket Brewing, 903 Quarry Rd, Coralville, IA Meet and greet. RSVP: here Kamala HarrisSep 19, 2019, 6:30 p.m. Michael J. Gould Recreation Center, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA Town hall. Doors … Continue reading

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Senator Joe Bolkcom: Warren Is Clear Choice

Joe Bolkcom endorses Elizabeth Warren.  https://www.press-citizen.com/story/opinion/contributors/guest-editorials/2019/09/13/elizabeth-warren-clear-choice/2310751001/ The 2016 election was a loud wake up call, driven by profound unhappiness with business-as-usual powerful special interest politics. The ensuing chaos has been unsettling and corrupt. The 2020 election is about two things; … Continue reading

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Democratic Candidates Iowa Schedule June 7-11

Information provided by desmoinesregister.com/iowa-caucus/candidate-tracker Beto O’Rourke Jun 7, 2019, 11:50 a.m. Coyote Run Farm, 1841 20th Pl, Lacona, IA Walking tour of farm to discuss impact of President Trump’s tariffs and trade policy. Beto O’Rourke Jun 7, 2019, 2 p.m. … Continue reading

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Rep. Beto O’Rourke Makes Stop In Tipton

Blog for Iowa attended Beto O’Rourke’s event yesterday at the Tipton City Park. It was a cold, wet day. The event started at noon. Many were wearing winter coats. The little park shelter was full of what looked like mostly … Continue reading

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