Tag Archives: Mariannette Miller-Meeks

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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Feenstra, Miller-Meeks and Hinson Vote For Insurrection

Maybe I am taking their votes in the wrong way, but it sure seems that having had months of watching Trump do all he can to undermine our democratic processes to maintain his hold on power, and then after seeing … 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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Iowa's Second District Congressional Debate

Here is last night’s debate between Congressman Dave Loebsack and Mariannette Miller Meeks. For those following these races since 2005, Loebsack gets stronger each time he faces an opponent. Favorite Question by Dean Borg: “Are you running against the Obama … Continue reading

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Loebsack To Debate Opponent – Round Three

Dean Borg with Iowa Press could just cut and paste his 2010 introduction to the debate between Rep. Dave Loebsack and Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks for Thursday’s debate in Iowa City: “Same candidates, new election. Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks again challenging incumbent … Continue reading

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Deconstructing The Puppet Show

The Iowa State Fair is, among other things, a time for pork and politics. The Des Moines Register’s soapbox closed on Saturday with Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who talked about the importance of the 2014 midterm elections. … Continue reading

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