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IDP Picks Erin Davison-Rippey as Executive Director

DES MOINES, Iowa – Erin Davison-Rippey will serve as the Iowa Democratic Party’s Executive Director, working closely with Chairman Ross Wilburn, party leaders, and volunteers across the state to build the party’s infrastructure for long-term progressive wins across Iowa. “Growing … Continue reading

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Iowa Progressive Candidates Should Adopt The Three W’s: Wages Water And Weed

Published with permission from the March 2021 issue of  The Prairie Progressive, Iowa’s oldest progressive newsletter. The Prairie Progressive is  funded entirely by reader subscription,  available only in hard copy for $12/yr.  Send check to PP, Box 1945, Iowa City … Continue reading

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When Fools Rush In

“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread” was written by Alexander Pope in An Essay on Criticism in 1711. I’m no angel yet it’s time to let the dust settle from the disastrous general election before devising schemes to … Continue reading

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If This Is Your First Caucus

It’s caucus time.  February 3rd. The moment we’ve been waiting for. In November 2018 our votes made it possible to take back the House of Representatives which allowed impeachment of this accidental president.  In November 2020 we must take back … Continue reading

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Hey Woodbury County JD Scholten Wants You!

Woodbury County, here is an important message from JD Scholten.  No matter what county you live in, please sign up to help at the Iowa caucuses.  Click on this link to volunteer:  Iowa Democratic Party  

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Democrats Roll Out 2020 Caucus Changes

The Iowa Democratic party is now accepting public comments on proposed caucus and delegate selection changes.  Click here to read the 65-page Delegate Selection Plan (DSP)  and to submit your comment.  The public comment period will end on March 13, … Continue reading

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IDP Email, Part 2: Defeat Joni Ernst Fund

I hope the email from IDP is not supposed to be secret because I am really happy to spread what I believe is a brilliant idea: let’s start now and build up a fund for whatever Democrat comes out of … Continue reading

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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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