John Norris for a better future

Scott County activist Emilene Leone joined the statewide steering committee for John Norris last month. Bleeding Heartland welcomes guest posts…

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Who benefits from expanding options on teacher retirement plans?

Randy Richardson, retired associate executive director of the Iowa State Education Association, shares the backstory on regulations Iowa Republicans weakened…

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POLL: Iowans Reject Republican Leadership in Washington, Look to Elect Democrats in 2018

A recently released poll from the Des Moines Register found that a plurality of Iowa voters are planning on supporting Democrats for…

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Register poll: Trump more unpopular, Iowans favor Democrats for Congress

President Donald Trump is less popular than ever among Iowans, who by a two-to-one margin believe the country is “on…

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Bernie Sanders – Bernie Sanders wrongly says Donald Trump never apologized for Access Hollywood tape

The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Bernie Sanders wrongly says Donald Trump never apologized for Access Hollywood tape President Donald Trump’s…

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Howard Dean On Why Doug Jones Won

http://0.gravatar.com/avatar/0c8d3eb0f34bd57afeb0ec2c07609cd9?s=96&d=identicon&r=G Follow Howard Dean on Facebook Reasons Doug Jones won: 1) he is a good candidate:  Alabama native in tune…

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ICYMI: Iowa City Press-Citizen Highlights Families Left Behind by ReynoldsCare

It could not be more clear that ReynoldsCare is failing, and Iowans are hurting. Excerpts from a recent article from…

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Questions remain on Iowa GOP couple’s Saudi lobbying, political donations

Connie Schmett was registered as a foreign agent doing work on behalf of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through September…

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Iowa Democratic Party Statement on the Special Election in Iowa Senate District 3

This morning, Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price released the following statement on the results from the special election in…

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Ames Chamber Silent on Steve King’s Racist Tweets

Ames Chamber of Commerce The Ames Chamber of Commerce has refused to comment on the recent white supremacist-boosting and anti-diversity…

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