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Go to a Grassley or Ernst Town Hall meeting.
Friday (today) 8/11/17 @ 6:00PM Fareway Education Center, 1215 S Marshall St,
Monday, 8/14/17 @ 4:30PM Monday, Fort Dodge Middle School, 800 N 32nd St,
Tuesday, 8/15 17 @ 12:30 PM, Washington High School Auditorium. 1111 S Ave
Grassley Town Halls
Thursday, 8/24, @ 11:30 Bedford City Hall, 625 Court Ave
Tuesday, 8/29 @3:45 Pimghar Community Building, 215 1st St SE\
Wednesday, 8/30 @ 8:00AM, Sibley Senior Center, 612 8th St.
8/31 Thursday@10:00AM @Mapelton Community Center, 511 Main Street
8/31 Thursday@ 2:45, Harlan Community Center,718 Court St.
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What seems most important about last night’s Iowa House District 82 special election to replace Curt Hanson is Democrat Phil Miller won in a post-Tom Harkin era. Iowa no longer has a Democratic U.S. Senator able to travel most counties, … Continue reading
by Paul Deaton If interested in Iowa Democratic politics, read No Surrender: Building a Progressive Agenda for Iowa with the Five Securities by former state senator Jack Hatch. Read it now. There are few long, contemporary narratives about the state … Continue reading
“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
The Iowa Democratic Party has its work cut out between now and the 2020 presidential election. About 75 people gathered Tuesday night at the Coralville Public Library to air grievances, express hopes, make observations and promote causes to party representatives. … Continue reading
Having inoculated myself early on to the possibility of Donald Trump winning Iowa’s six electoral votes, my reaction to his Nov. 8 victory in a close national election was more recoil than shock. “Expect Iowa to award its six electoral … Continue reading
When I first volunteered to support Dave Loebsack for congress it was a dicey endeavor. In 2004 I’d supported Dave Franker and he was not the best of candidates. He seemed a throw-away placed on the ballot next to Jim … Continue reading
Kim Weaver believes 2016 is the year to retire Republican Steve King from Congress. What makes her effort different from those of Jim Mowrer, Christie Vilsack, Matt Campbell, Rob Hubler and others? The political climate of intolerance and hate people … Continue reading
JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa — Democratic delegates met in all 99 Iowa counties on Saturday, March 12. The day was overcast, but hopeful. A bellwether was the fact I didn’t recognize many of the hundreds of people at the Tiffin High … Continue reading
When our family lived in Indiana, the 1988 Democratic nominee for president was mostly decided when our May 3 primary arrived. Michael Dukakis had been dominating previous primary contests and was expected to get the nod for president. He did. … Continue reading
The winner in last night’s debate at Drake University’s Sheslow Auditorium was the American people as Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders discussed, and actually debated issues that matter. This is in sharp contrast with the multi-level Republican debates. … Continue reading