Advertisement

The first commercial for a 2020 presidential candidate has aired in Iowa

It’s still two years until caucus night in Iowa determines who is the frontrunner in the 2020 presidential election, but the first campaign commercial has already aired in the state. “Dirty Word,” a commercial for a largely unknown Democratic congressman with presidential ambitions, John Delaney, ran on local NBC affiliates during the Super Bowl, and will continue to air this month, according to the Delaney campaign. […]

Read More…

Caucus wrap: WTH happened last night?

How did your candidate(s) do last night? Since Martin O’Malley withdrew from the race, his backers across the country must now decide how to realign themselves, but the rest of us are still following a two- or three-person race. A record-breaking Republican turnout may have boosted Ted Cruz, who found his ground game in Iowa. […]

Read More…

Your last minute guide to Iowa caucusing

The day is finally here: the Iowa caucuses take place tonight, Feb. 1. If you need a refresher on how to partake in the political tradition, here’s your cheat sheet for getting out there tonight. Note: One of many unique things about the Iowa caucuses is that the rules vary by county. This guide is […]

Read More…

Trump ‘show’ draws protesters and spectators in Iowa City

With less than a week to go until the Iowa caucuses, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump stopped by the Iowa Field House for a campaign rally last night. Hoping to rally as many Hawkeyes to the polls as he can for Monday’s caucus, he started off with a bang, inviting members of the University of Iowa […]

Read More…

Update: members of Vampire Weekend and more to perform, present Bernie Sanders in Iowa City

Students for Bernie Concert The Field House — Saturday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. Update: Killer Mike has been removed from the list of performers for the Students for Bernie Concert due to a death in the family. Senator Bernie Sanders’ Iowa Headquarters announced late last night that members of the indie pop group Vampire […]

Read More…

Clinton on Sanders’ surge: ‘I’m not nervous at all’

Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday morning that she’s “not nervous” about the recent gains by her opponent in Iowa. She was asked on NBC’s Today show about Bernie Sanders’ surge as indicated by several recent polls. “I’m working hard, and I intend to keep working as hard as I can until the last vote or […]

Read More…

Loebsack and Harreld to be featured at UI political symposium

Political Discourse: The Impact of Redistricting, Campaign Finance, and the Media Old Capitol Senate Chamber — Friday, Dec. 4 at 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. We all lament our broken political system. The overwhelming influence of the few through campaign finance. The disparity between the public’s desires and opinions, and the the public’s representation in […]

Read More…

Democracy in Action

COMING in at 5:45 a.m. on Election Day, a sprited multi-generational team of ten workers worked well into the evening at Iowa City’s h Precinct 18 Polling Place at Longfellow Elementary School. Shortly after the polls closed in Iowa at 9 p.m., while Steve the janitor helped with clean-up of the school’s brightly lit gym, […]

Read More…

The First Lady is in the House !

CLEAR Creek Amana Highschool student Mbololwa Mundia and her sister Nakola Nyambe waited patiently with their mother earlier this morning to hear First Lady Michelle Obama address an overflow crowd at a campaign rally for the President at the Iowa City Sheraton Hotel. Ms. Mundia proclaimed to DLP, First in the Nation stringer and guardian […]

Read More…