Tag Archives: Mariannette Miller-Meeks

Senator Bolkcom: Rural Iowa Communities Suffer Under Republicans

Thursday’s Des Moines Register included a guest editorial by State Senator Joe Bolkcom. In his editorial Bolkcom lays it right on the line: Iowa’s current poor condition is due fully to the very poor leadership Iowa has endured under Kim … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Republican House Delegation Votes To Default

Once again Iowa’s Republican members of the US House shamed the state by voting not to raise the debt ceiling and thus cause the US to default on its debts. This was not a vote to spend more money, but … Continue reading

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Huh? What? Rep. Hinson?

As I was on my way to the store Wednesday I was listening to Thom Hartmann. Hartmann had a guest on from a new blog in the midwest. The blog is heartlandsignal.com. I am not sure who the guest was … Continue reading

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STATEMENT: Iowa Needs Build Back Better

Progress Iowa <press@progressiowa.org> Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, press@progressiowa.org STATEMENT: Iowa Needs Build Back Better Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa executive director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement calling on Iowa’s federal delegation to support the Build Back Better framework announced … Continue reading

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ICYMI: Iowans Turned Away From Koch Brothers’ Group Event Supporting Hinson

From our friends at Progress Iowa: For Immediate Release: Oct. 14, 2021 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, ivy@progressiowa.org ICYMI: Iowans Turned Away From Koch Brothers’ Group Event Supporting Hinson Des Moines, Iowa — On Saturday, Oct. 2, Representative Hinson’s constituents were turned … Continue reading

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Who Has Standing On Military Affairs?

The Republican approach to oversight of our military is curious and ineffective. On the one hand they vehemently criticize the administration’s handling of our country’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. On the other, Senator Tom Cotton sponsored legislation ending U.S. funding for … Continue reading

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Miller-Meeks: Divisive Blabbermouth

Mariannette Miller-Meeks ran a successful fourth campaign for congress and now represents Iowa’s Second Congressional District. People argue with that statement, saying they stopped counting the votes, yet it is accurate. Her first three campaigns (2008, 2010 and 2014) were … Continue reading

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Taking Credit Where Credit Ain’t Due

  Ex-Presidents Urge Americans to Get Vaccinated   March 11, 2021 at 6:46 am EST By Taegan Goddard 106 Comments All of the living former presidents have joined in a new ad campaign urging Americans to get the coronavirus vaccine—all of … Continue reading

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Letter: Miller-Meeks Motion To Dismiss Is Self Serving

Letter to the editor in the Clinton Herald Mariannette Miller-Meeks filed a motion to dismiss Rita Hart’s election contest despite the fact that there are 22 legal ballots currently excluded from the election results. Hart’s Notice of Contest details 22 … Continue reading

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Three Iowa Republicans In The US House Support Greene

Just for the record, the three Republicans representing Iowa in congress at this moment voted to support congress member and Qanon believer Marjorie Taylor Greene to keep her committee assignments. That is Ashley Hinson, Randy Feenstra and the hopefully temporary … Continue reading

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