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Author: James Q. Lynch | December 1, 2011 | No comments

Polls of likely Iowa Republican caucusgoers over the past months suggest that somewhere between 10 and 20 percent haven’t made up their mind about who they’ll support. More of them say they could change their mind. Given that scenario, don’t be surprised if GOP caucusgoers are ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | September 20, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will be the keynote speaker at the Iowa Democratic Party’s 2011 Jefferson Jackson dinner Nov. 19 in Des Moines. “Mayor Emanuel has proven to be one of the great advocates for Democratic values and middle class opportunity throughout his ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | July 8, 2011 | No comments

Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies (Crossroads GPS) July 8 launched the second phase of its $20 million advocacy campaign on runaway government spending and debt. New TV spots with a total of $7 million in advertising buys begin running in Iowa and elsewhere on national cable ...

Author: John Hedgecoth | June 23, 2011 | No comments

Much of the reporting about the President’s Afghanistan address to the nation Wednesday night has focused on his stubbornly centrist position – he’s moving too fast for the federal bureaucracy at the Pentagon, but too slow for anti-war liberals in Congress. Thus, the President faces ...

Author: John Hedgecoth | June 14, 2011 | No comments

The Gazette’s offered a very solid forum here for discussion of the Iowa Caucuses and the 2012 election generally, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to comment periodically from the perspective of Iowa Democrats. In one sense we’re missing out on all the fun ...