Tag Archives: Iowa politics

Letters From Loebsack

I’ve received a number of official reply letters from Dave Loebsack in the 14 years he served as our congressman. He discusses priorities for the CARES Act follow on bill in this one. July 28, 2020 Dear Mr. Deaton, Thank … Continue reading

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Debunking All The Joni Ernst Attacks

This just in from Sam Newton at the Theresa Greenfield campaign. Hi all – As Politifact is slamming the NRSC’s latest false claim against Theresa Greenfield, that now means every political attack that the NRSC and the Ernst campaign have … Continue reading

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No Time To Spare -103 Days Until Nov. 3

The Nov. 3 general election is 103 days out. Buckle your seat belt. It’s going to be a bumpy ride to the polls closing. Twitter maven Caroline Orr said it about as well as anyone. Her advice seems solid. I … Continue reading

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That Person Doesn’t Live Here

I gave the political mailer I received from Mariannette Miller-Meeks a B grade. While not very inspiring to a progressive blogger, it accomplished the basics. She asked for a donation multiple times, explaining why she needed the money and how … Continue reading

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AARP Poll Shows Ernst Underwater With Older Iowans

Just in from the Theresa Greenfield Campaign: Hi all, today AARP released a new poll from Selzer & Company that shows that among Iowans aged 50 and up, Senator Joni Ernst’s net approval is underwater, 42-53 — more than 20 … Continue reading

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Simple And Easy Change Or Voter Suppression?

As chair of the Iowa House State Government Committee, Representative Bobby Kaufmann was quick to get out into the newspapers in his district to explain the last minute dealings regarding voting process as the second session of the 88th Iowa … Continue reading

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Loebsack Supporting Small Businesses

(Dave Loebsack’s July 9 Congressional Newsletter) Dear Friend, I hope this email finds you and your family in good health. Earlier this year, when the COVID-19 pandemic first came to our nation, Congress worked to pass the CARES Act, a … Continue reading

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Iowa Summer Pandemic Politics

Independence Day is over! Time to get rolling on the fall campaign to elect Democrats! Not so fast… The 2020 general election cycle has been like no other. Iowa didn’t stand a chance of influencing the national debate after the … Continue reading

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Flipping The Iowa House Is A Team Sport

After winning the June 2 primary election in Iowa House District 85, Christina Bohannan got straight to work raising campaign funds. Not for herself, but for other house candidates who might use the help. She kicked off a fundraising campaign … Continue reading

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Greenfield: Wheeler Must Step Down Immediately

At a June 22 press conference U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield said since Joni Ernst hasn’t called for the resignation of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler over 52 new Renewable Fuel Standard waivers she will. And she did. … Continue reading

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