Tag Archives: Martin O’Malley

ALEC Winter Meetings Next Week

6.5 minutes As America prepares for Christmas, Republicans prepare to steal more from the 99% If you are a Republican your party is on the verge of fulfilling the wet dreams of the wealthy since the day FDR was sworn … Continue reading

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Come To The Iowa Presidential Tech Town Hall In Cedar Rapids

Free Press Action Fund On Monday our friends at Engine are holding a big tech event featuring local entrepreneurs plus presidential candidates Carly Fiorina and Gov. Martin O’Malley — can you be there? The Iowa Presidential Tech Town Hall will … Continue reading

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Drake University Democratic Debate

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

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IDP Hall Of Fame Celebration – Overnight Reactions

CEDAR RAPIDS–It was a great night for Iowa Democrats as the state party hosted five announced presidential candidates during its annual Hall of Fame celebration at the Cedar Rapids Convention Complex yesterday. Former Cedar Rapids mayor Kay Halloran, one of … Continue reading

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First Press Pass IDP Hall Of Fame Celebration

The Iowa Democratic Party approved my press credentials to attend the Hall of Fame Celebration Friday night for Blog for Iowa. This is the first time the five declared candidates for president will speak from the same stage. It is … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame Dinner

For the first time, all five Democratic presidential hopefuls will speak from the same stage at the Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame Dinner on Friday, July 17, in Cedar Rapids. The event is sold out. C-SPAN will be televising … Continue reading

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O'Malley Re-enters The Battle

One has to credit former governor Martin O’Malley—he listened. After a lackluster and downright dull answer to a question about reducing greenhouse gas emissions at a house party in Mount Vernon last month, he now has a clearly defined plan … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Issues Are Being Ignored In Iowa House

2016 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made a huge splash around Iowa over the weekend drawing large, enthusiastic crowds.  Martin O’Malley was also in Iowa on the campaign trail. Check out this short video by East Des Moines Democrats of O’Malley … Continue reading

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Old-Fashioned Democrats Emerging?

Hillary Clinton came out strong for a path to citizenship and fixing the immigration mess on Cinco de Mayo. She has previously put out strong positions for women, on greatly lessening income inequality and money in politics. Bernie Sanders introduced … Continue reading

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Webb, O'Malley Speeches Kick Off Iowa Caucus Season

Former U.S. Senator from Virginia Jim Webb and former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley kicked off the run up to the Iowa Caucuses on Friday at the Polk County Democrats Spring Awards Dinner in Des Moines. Polk is a Democratic county … Continue reading

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