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Miller-Meeks: Divisive Blabbermouth

Mariannette Miller-Meeks ran a successful fourth campaign for congress and now represents Iowa’s Second Congressional District. People argue with that statement, saying they stopped counting the votes, yet it is accurate. Her first three campaigns (2008, 2010 and 2014) were … Continue reading

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What Else Are Iowa Democrats Doing?

Associated Press ran a story on June 1, dateline Keokuk, Iowa, “Past the point of no return?” Iowa Dems hopes fading. It was a bit of a downer based on interviews with prominent Eastern Iowa Democrats bemoaning changes in the … Continue reading

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That Person Doesn’t Live Here

I gave the political mailer I received from Mariannette Miller-Meeks a B grade. While not very inspiring to a progressive blogger, it accomplished the basics. She asked for a donation multiple times, explaining why she needed the money and how … Continue reading

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Loebsack Supporting Small Businesses

(Dave Loebsack’s July 9 Congressional Newsletter) Dear Friend, I hope this email finds you and your family in good health. Earlier this year, when the COVID-19 pandemic first came to our nation, Congress worked to pass the CARES Act, a … Continue reading

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The Rita Review – July 2020 Edition

Welcome to the July edition of The Rita Review! June was as busy as ever as we balanced working on the farm and the campaign! And with just 4 MONTHS until Election Day, it’s only going to be busier from … Continue reading

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Support For Rita Hart

I first heard Rita Hart, candidate for U.S. Congress in Iowa’s second district, speak on Friday, June 26, 2015, at Gil’s Restaurant, Ballroom and Limousine Service in Clinton at the Clinton County Democrats Hall of Fame Dinner. I have no … 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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Why Dave Loebsack Stands Up For The Little Guy

Dave Loebsack is Iowa’s only Democrat representing us in DC.  Let’s make sure he stays there.  This November we need to re-elect Dave and send more Democrats to congress.  Check out Dave’s website and FB page to find out how … Continue reading

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Loebsack Questions To EPA On Hardship Waiver Remain Unanswered

After 4 Months, EPA Fails to Fully Respond to Loebsack Questions on RFS “Hardship” Waiver Washington, D.C. – After four months, Congressman Dave Loebsack finally received a response from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the specific questions he had … 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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