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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Who’s who in the Iowa Senate for 2018

The Iowa Senate begins work today with 29 Republicans, 20 Democrats, and one independent, former Republican David Johnson. I enclose…

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Iowa House district 6 special election set for January 16

Voters in Iowa House district 6 will elect a successor to Republican State Representative Jim Carlin on January 16, under…

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Learning from the past

Former teacher Bruce Lear, a retired regional director for the Iowa State Education Association, looks at one of the major…

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Breaking down Todd Wendt’s stunning over performance in Senate district 3

Josh Hughes is a Drake University undergraduate and president of the I-35 school board. -promoted by desmoinesdem On Tuesday night,…

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Democratic swing not large enough in Iowa Senate district 3

Democrats across the country are celebrating tonight after Alabama voters chose Doug Jones over Roy Moore, one of the worst…

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Jim Carlin to face Todd Wendt in Iowa Senate district 3

Either Republican State Representative Jim Carlin or Democrat Todd Wendt will succeed Bill Anderson in Iowa Senate district 3 following…

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