The case for each Democrat running for Congress in IA-03

With less than three weeks remaining before the June 5 primary, many Democrats (including myself) are still undecided in the…

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IA-01: Abby Finkenauer out-raised Rod Blum

The latest fundraising numbers from Iowa’s first Congressional district confirm what was already apparent: Representative Rod Blum is among the…

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IA-02: Loebsack in the driver’s seat

The main campaign arm of U.S. House Republicans spent more than $1 million in 2014 trying to unseat Representative Dave…

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Rod Blum urged Trump to consult Congress on Syria action

Republican Representative Rod Blum (IA-01) was the only Iowan among 88 U.S. House members who “strongly” urged President Donald Trump…

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The House on a knife’s edge

Dan Guild argues that the swings we have seen in recent special U.S. House elections “are a sign that something…

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IA-03: Poll testing short and sweet messages about David Young

A survey is testing brief, positive messages about two-term Representative David Young in Iowa’s third Congressional district. A respondent took…

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IA-03: Six Democrats explain how they could beat David Young

Almost every day, I talk to Democrats who haven’t settled on a candidate in the third Congressional district, where six…

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Rod Blum’s internet business, other firms tout identical “success stories”

The Dubuque-based company mostly owned by U.S. Representative Rod Blum touts the same 11,000 clients and verbatim “success stories” as…

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Rod Blum’s undisclosed, shady company used Congressional staffer for fake ad

How many unscrupulous practices can one member of Congress engage in with one small business in less than two years?…

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Iowa Republicans in Congress split on deal to keep government open

The deal to keep the federal government open until March 23 revealed unusual fissures among Republicans who represent Iowa in…

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