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  • DEMOCRATS’ GUBERNATORIAL HOPEFULS MAKE THEIR PITCH IN RURAL IOWA

     

    The Democrats’ quest to retake Terrace Hill kicked off in Quasqueton this weekend, a tiny, picturesque town in Buchanan County. Local Democrats held a county party fundraiser that five gubernatorial hopefuls attended. The contenders chatted with Northeast Iowa activists over a barbeque dinner before delivering their pitches in front of the room. With a loaded speaker lineup – 13 in all – the event stretched on for nearly four hours, but the 100 attendees – angered by recent Republican-passed legislation – stayed and listened intently long after the sun had set.

     

    Read more at the Iowa Starting Line

  • ANDY MCGUIRE KICKS OFF GUBERNATORIAL BID – HERE’S WHO BACKS HER

     
    By Pat Rynard
    04/10/2017

    Andy McGuire made official today what most Iowa Democrats have known for three years: she’s running for governor. Launching her candidacy with a well-produced announcement video and a slate of early endorsers, McGuire enters the Democrats’ primary race by highlighting her large family, her medical profession and a promise to “fix it.”

    To read the rest of the story go to Iowa Starting Line

  • WILL ANY ENDORSEMENT BE WORTH A DAMN IN GOVERNOR’S RACE?

    On April 13th 2017 by Pat Rynard

     

    Democrats’ gubernatorial nominee for 2018 will not simply be the most important name on the ballot. He or she will also be the defacto leader of the party in a state that hasn’t really had one since Tom Harkin’s retirement in 2014.

    They have a very big task ahead of them. 

    To read more of the story go to Iowa Starting Line