Tag Archives: Iowa Democratic Party

2018 Iowa Legislature In Review

Spirit of Citizenship 2018 2018 Legislature in Review By State Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids Find bills at http://www.legis.iowa.gov More Damage to Iowa’s Working Families, Health Care, Women’s Health, Seniors, Students, Public Safety, and Natural Resources After the devastation … Continue reading

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Nate Boulton “We Are All Iowans”

Before a noisy, fired-up crowd of Democrats in Des Moines, Nate Boulton reminds us: “No amount of protesting or shouting will matter if we don’t deliver a victory in 2018.”

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Republicans Shell The Democratic Party

“The objective is to destroy the coherence of the enemy’s defense, to fragment and isolate enemy units in the zone of attack, and to secure operationally decisive objectives.” U.S. Army Field Manual No. 3-09.22 The political battlefield changed during the … Continue reading

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Iowa Democrats Open Eight New Campaign Offices

Note from the Chair The Iowa Democratic Party’s general election efforts are in full-swing, and I would like to thank all of our hardworking organizers and volunteers who are going to make a real difference in November. We are wrapping … Continue reading

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March To The Finish

BIG GROVE TOWNSHIP, Iowa — This headline in yesterday’s Boston Globe says it well, “Clinton and Trump are now the presumptive nominees. Get used to it.” Author James Pindell attributes the appellation to math. “They have accumulated more delegates than … Continue reading

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Democratic Candidate Supporters Unite Against GOP

DES MOINES—Before the Republican presidential candidates take the debate stage Thursday night for another display of failed policies and school-yard name calling, IDP Chair Dr. Andy McGuire and supporters from the campaigns of Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders … Continue reading

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IDP Statement on GOP Legislators Supporting Branstad Administration’s Disastrous Medicaid Privatization Plan

DES MOINES – Today (Tuesday, Nov. 3), Republicans on the joint Health Care Policy Oversight Committee all voted against a motion to delay the Branstad administration’s disastrous Medicaid privatization plan by six months in response to concerns and unanswered questions … Continue reading

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In Andrew Jackson's Name

It is fitting the Iowa Democratic Party plunge into navel gazing in the wake of the June 17 shootings at the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. by renaming, or considering whether to rename, its annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner. … Continue reading

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First Press Pass IDP Hall Of Fame Celebration

The Iowa Democratic Party approved my press credentials to attend the Hall of Fame Celebration Friday night for Blog for Iowa. This is the first time the five declared candidates for president will speak from the same stage. It is … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Party Hall Of Fame Inductees

(Editor’s Note: On June 9, the Iowa Democratic Party released the names of the 2015 inductees into its Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony takes place tonight at the Cedar Rapids Convention Center). DES MOINES – The Iowa Democratic Party … Continue reading

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