Tag Archives: Iowa politics

Rob Sand Is The Watchdog Iowa Needs

It’s time to wake up the watchdog by electing Rob Sand as state auditor. State auditor is a low glamor elected office responsible to audit the books, records and accounts of every department of state government annually. Iowans should want … Continue reading

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Tim Gannon on Iowa Press

A message from the Tim Gannon for Agriculture campaign: Were you able to watch the first Secretary of Agriculture debate on Iowa Press last weekend? If not, check it out by clicking below. The entire time, Tim’s opponent twisted himself … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Veterans Caucus Shunned

The 2018 midterms are going to be a pisser and nothing indicates the bitter intensity of the upcoming electoral contest like publicly shunning the Iowa Democratic Veterans Caucus. Whether or not there should be a veterans caucus, and a state … Continue reading

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After Dave Loebsack

You don’t need to be a political insider to understand Dave Loebsack’s days in the U.S. House of Representatives are getting numbered. Loebsack seems likely to dispatch with power his second time opponent, Chris Peters from Coralville, this year. He … Continue reading

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Building A Blue Wave

People are excited by the prospect of flipping the Iowa House and governorship in November. I share the excitement, and note such voters are engaged in politics more than most who will show up at the polls. I’ll be convinced … Continue reading

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Important Changes In Early Voting

With Iowa’s new voter ID law the rules changed for early voting. Here’s good information from Johnson County Auditor Travis Weipert about the new rules. I modified the press release to make it applicable statewide. It’s less than 120 days … Continue reading

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Help For Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

A lot of pixels have been spilled over the primary election win of Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on June 26. Regardless of the methods of her election or her platform — or the buzz around beating 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley in … 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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Politics and Real Zach Wahls

2018 will be an amazing year for Democrats, win or lose. Even so, I’ve been slow to engage, that is, until Zach Wahls announced his campaign for State Senate District 37. First I said no politics until after the June … Continue reading

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Austin Frerick: Trump Tax Plan Will Lead To Job Losses

Austin Frerick is running for U.S. Congress in Iowa’s third district with the aim to win the Democratic primary and unseat Republican David Young.  For more about Austin visit the campaign website https://www.austinfrerick.com/ “I’m a pro-competition Democrat..  [Trump] tax plan … Continue reading

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