Poll testing negative messages about Polk County candidate Matt McCoy

With the possible exception of Johnson County, nowhere in Iowa has seen more brutally hard-fought Democratic primaries than the south…

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A life that has led to advocacy

A personal commentary by Matt Chapman to coincide with the “Day on the Hill” for our state’s National Alliance on…

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Democratic gubernatorial candidates should go back to the future

Jeff Cox sees one gubernatorial contender best positioned to help Democrats become the majority party again. Bleeding Heartland welcomes guest…

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IA-03: Bernie Sanders backing Pete D’Alessandro

Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders gave Pete D’Alessandro, one of seven Democrats running for Congress in Iowa’s third district, his…

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More than a photo

Tyler Higgs is a local activist and concerned constituent in Clive. Bleeding Heartland welcomes guest posts advocating for candidates in…

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RELEASE: IOWANS CALL ON GOVERNOR, LEGISLATURE TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE

For Immediate Release: January 4, 2017 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 IOWANS CALL ON GOVERNOR, LEGISLATURE TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE…

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RELEASE: IOWANS CALL ON GOVERNOR, LEGISLATURE TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE

For Immediate Release: January 4, 2017 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 IOWANS CALL ON GOVERNOR, LEGISLATURE TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE…

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The 17 Bleeding Heartland posts I worked hardest on in 2017

Since I started writing for this website a decade ago, I’ve never worked harder than I did in 2017. This…

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Hunger in the heartland: Iowans struggle with food insecurity

Jessica Chrystal shines a light on a widespread problem in a state that is supposed to be the bread basket…

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The Socialist Revival. It All Began in Iowa

Jeff Cox is encouraged by evidence mainstream Democrats “will increasingly embrace the socialist policies brought into public debate by the…

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