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U.S. Senate Democratic Primary Debate #1

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Iowa Democratic Senatorial Primary Debate 2

Here is another debate with the now 4 candidates to replace perhaps Iowa’s worst senator ever, Joni Ernst. This debate took place Sunday May 3rd, 2020. Candidate Cal Woods dropped out after this debate. He then endorsed rival Admiral Michael … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Senatorial Forum

The Potluck Insurgency Forum From April 19th, 2020. Video is One hour 14 minutes. A great chance to pick the one to beat Joni Ernst this fall: The actual candidate presentations begin about 7 minutes in. This is an extremely … Continue reading

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Can Michael Franken Beat Joni Ernst?

I’d just secured the last part of my barter share from a local CSA — a large bag of heads of garlic. I put seven or eight of them into a lunch bag and headed along Highway One toward Iowa … Continue reading

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Two Things You Can Do Today To Help Oust Joni Ernst

The Iowa caucuses are over and we can’t let up now.  Indivisible  is providing a fantastic opportunity to participate in ousting Joni Ernst. Many credit the organizing work of Indivisible for Democrats re-taking the house from Republicans in 2018.  If … Continue reading

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Mike Franken Calls Out Joni Ernst On Caucus Comments

“Go along to get along is not an Iowa value”  Mike Franken’s official statement on Senator Joni Ernst’s comments on Biden, Iowa voters Mike Franken, a retired three-star admiral, expressed his concern Tuesday over statements made by Senator Joni Ernst … Continue reading

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Michael Franken For U.S. Senate

Michael Franken (D-Sioux City) announced his intention to run for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate on Monday, Aug. 26. There are now five candidates to challenge Joni Ernst. Franken has been telephoning potential donors and appearing at events around … Continue reading

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