Tag Archives: Tom Vilsack

Must See Video: Tom Vilsack Keynote Address At Boone County Democracy Ball

This is an important speech by Governor Tom Vilsack where he discusses (1) how today is not unlike twenty years ago, (2) what Democratic leadership is, and (3) how Democrats win in 2018.  This speech illustrates how a mild mannered … Continue reading

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Opioids: A Conjured Crisis

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack scolded the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine about opioid abuse on Friday. The institution is not doing enough to train its soon-to-be health professionals on an opioid abuse epidemic that claims thousands of … Continue reading

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Vilsack – Grassley Tussle For Senate?

Speculation may have been spurred last night on Iowa Press when former governor and current US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said he would not rule out putting his name on a ballot again. From the radioiowa news story: Former … Continue reading

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Vilsack's Energy Policy Legacy

Does Tom Vilsack’s 2007 consulting agreement with MidAmerican Energy matter any more? It does, but not in the way conservative pundits characterized it, as a form of political corruption, after President Obama appointed Vilsack to his current job as secretary … Continue reading

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The Prairie Progressive 2012 Honor Roll

Summertime Murmur: Prairie Dog’s 2012 Honor Roll Amanda Coyne launched a sizzling career in investigative journalism after moving from Iowa City to Alaska. With her husband Tony Hopfinger, Coyne plunged into the politics of Big Oil in Alaska, covering a … Continue reading

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