Tag Archives: Iowa Democrats

This Week On The Fallon Forum: Mid-Terms Review

And now a word from Ed Fallon. First, I want to thank Matt McCoy for calling out Matt Whitaker (President Trump’s new acting Attorney General) for Whitaker’s politically-motivated witch hunt against McCoy in 2007. Whitaker was a U.S. Attorney at … Continue reading

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Fred Hubbell Discusses Mental Health Care In Iowa

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Loebsack Took On Federal Government To Help Veteran

“Reed Gillmor is a U.S. Marine Veteran from Davenport who served in the Vietnam War. During his time overseas, Reed was exposed to Agent Orange, a dangerous chemical agent that can cause a number of diseases, and caused Reed to … Continue reading

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Upcoming Democratic Actions and Events

From the desk of Senator Rob Hogg: Dear Friends: This is a critical time for final campaign fundraising so candidates can plan for what we can afford in the last six weeks of the campaign. Please contribute generously to my … 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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Here Come The Democrats!

Kirk Nelson from Altoona shared these convention pics with Blog for Iowa.  Kirk shared that for him, the convention was characterized by the presence of so many smart, capable young people determined to make their country great again.  Here are … Continue reading

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Loebsack To House Republican Leadership: Cancel August Recess

Loebsack Calls on House Republican Leaders to Follow the Senate and Cancel August Recess House has only been in session for 56 days this year Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement calling on House Speaker Paul … Continue reading

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Joe Bolkcom: Adjournment Looms “Not Pretty”

From Senator Joe Bolkcom’s newsletter: Yesterday the Senate Appropriations Committee met twice to consider seven budget bills. The GOP-led committee had less than 24 hours to review the bills, and the public had zero opportunity to offer input. Rotten process. … Continue reading

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Brenda Brink, Democrat for House District 49

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Must See Video: Tom Vilsack Keynote Address At Boone County Democracy Ball

This is an important speech by Governor Tom Vilsack where he discusses (1) how today is not unlike twenty years ago, (2) what Democratic leadership is, and (3) how Democrats win in 2018.  This speech illustrates how a mild mannered … Continue reading

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