IA-01: If Rod Blum wasn’t worried before, he should be now

Reviewing the Democratic “tidal wave” in Virginia on Tuesday, Dave Wasserman of the Cook Political Report commented, “You can’t really…

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IA-01, IA-03: Polls find Blum and Young below 50 percent

Republican Representatives Rod Blum and David Young have approval ratings below 40 percent and re-elect numbers below 50 percent, according…

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Jeff Danielson rules out Congressional campaign in IA-01

State Senator Jeff Danielson has decided not to seek the Democratic nomination in Iowa’s first Congressional district, he told KWWL’s…

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Army Veteran George Ramsey Sees 1st District Race As Patriotic Pursuit

To Cedar Rapid’s George Ramsey III, running for Iowa’s 1st Congressional District is an extension of the service to country…

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Turned Down By Rod Blum, 1st District Voters Meet With Democratic Challengers

Constituents in Iowa’s 1st District couldn’t get an in-person meeting scheduled with their two-term Republican Congressman Rod Blum this summer…

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Nine ways Democrats can keep 2018 primaries from becoming destructive

More Democrats are running for Iowa’s statewide and federal offices than at any other time in at least four decades.…

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1st District Residents Detail Frustration With Trying To Meet Rod Blum

A guest post from Cindy Garlock, a 1st District resident, who has been trying to set up a meeting with…

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Iowa Starting Line Poll For Iowa Governor, 1st And 3rd Districts

We’re nearing the end of the announcement phase for most key races in Iowa for 2018. At this point most…

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IA-01: Finkenauer, Heckroth lead in early Democratic endorsements

Although the Democratic field in Iowa’s first Congressional district is not yet set, many activists have already decided which candidate…

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IA-01: Jeff Danielson on “raging incrementalism” and Iowa Democrats’ culture problem

Iowa Democrats “need to have a good family fight about what the future of our party’s going to be” and…

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