Fourteen Iowa House Democrats who seem content to stay in minority forever

Iowa Democrats are in a deep hole, controlling only 20 of the 50 seats in the state Senate and 41…

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Hear John Delaney’s early pitch to Iowa Democrats

Two years before the 2020 Iowa caucuses, U.S. Representative John Delaney of Maryland is already investing heavily in reaching voters…

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Bad weather, good turnout for 2018 Iowa Democratic caucuses

The worst-case scenario came to pass today: after months of below-average snowfall, a huge winter storm hit most of the…

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How old is Iowa’s electorate?

Probably older than you think. The median age of Iowa residents is 38 years old, as of 2016. But the…

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Rita DeJong’s strong performance shows Iowa legislature in play

Josh Hughes is a Drake University undergraduate and vice president of the I-35 school board. -promoted by desmoinesdem Republican Jacob…

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Good news, bad news from Iowa House district 6

Republican Jacob Bossman won today’s special election in Iowa House district 6 by 2,152 votes to 1,712 for Rita DeJong…

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Fred Hubbell, Nate Boulton up on tv ahead of Iowa caucuses

For the first time in Iowa history, multiple gubernatorial candidates are airing television commercials four and a half months before…

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Republicans running scared in Iowa House district 6

The Republican Party of Iowa is spending heavily to defend Iowa House district 6, where voters will choose a successor…

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Silence from Kim Reynolds, Iowa GOP on latest racism from Steve King

Yet again, Representative Steve King has approvingly quoted a racist European politician. Yet again, the Iowa Republican establishment is looking…

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Nate Bolton “We Are All Iowans”

Before a noisy, fired-up crowd of Democrats in Des Moines, Nate Bolton reminds us: “No amount of protesting or shouting…

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