Tag Archives: Iowa Democrats

Dem Leaders Display Positive Attitude On Opening Day

Watch House Democratic Leader Jennifer Konfrst’s opening statement at the start of the Iowa legislative session.  “My charge to you and to us is to use this new house of representatives as an opportunity to set politics aside and do … Continue reading

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Iowa Winners Discuss Democratic Strategy

Winners Sarah Trone Garriott (SD-14) West Des Moines and Izaah Knox (SD-17) Des Moines discuss how they won and what Democrats should do going forward.

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Holiday Politics

What went wrong for Democrats in the 2022 midterm election? A lot. How do we fix it? The first reaction, and I believe the wrong one, is to throw the bums out. I like Ross Wilburn, Iowa Democratic Party chairman … Continue reading

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Can Deidre DeJear Win? The Answer Is Yes!

I attended enough events and got enough one-on-one time with Deidre DeJear – both during her current campaign and when she ran for Secretary of State – to know she would be a good governor. When I compare her to … Continue reading

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Supporting Access To Abortion After Dobbs

In the Des Moines Register Iowa Poll released on Sunday, “A majority of Iowans – 60% – say abortion should be legal in most or all cases, at a time when the state’s Republican lawmakers have new freedom to restrict … Continue reading

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Politics In An Unending Pandemic

Part of the new protocol for summer events in Iowa, including political events, is recognition of and taking action to avoid contracting the coronavirus. It may not be going well because it seems a lot of people recently tested positive … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2022

Happy Independence Day from Blog for Iowa. Where I live Independence Day is often about the weather. Today, the weather was exceptional: scattered clouds set against the azure sky, moderate temperatures and low humidity. It was a great day to … Continue reading

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Iowa Press Has A Great Program… For A Change

I’ve been critical of Iowa Press. I just want them to be better because they have a key role to play informing the citizens of Iowa. In case you missed it the most recent edition of Iowa Press is definitely … Continue reading

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DeJear, Bohannan, U.S. Senate Candidates in Amana on April 24

On Sunday, April 24, beginning at 1 p.m., the Iowa County Democrats will host a number of Democratic candidates in a unique and fun type of fundraiser. Instead of candidates giving a speech in front of the entire audience, the … Continue reading

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