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Bernie Sanders will speak at the Iowa CCI Action Fund convention on Saturday

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will be the keynote speaker at the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund (CCI Action Fund) annual convention at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines on Saturday. This year’s theme is “Revolution Iowa: From Protest to Power,” and the convention will feature workshops on organizing and building successful movements to put “people before profits, communities before corporations.” […]

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Just announced: Prairie Lights brings Bernie Sanders to Hancher on Aug. 31

Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is coming to Iowa City. Prairie Lights is hosting his appearance at Hancher Auditorium on Thursday night, August 31. Tickets will be available through the Hancher box office starting on July 14 at 10 a.m. […]

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Photos: Bernie Sanders campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Iowa City

This campaign season has proved that Bernie Sanders is no stranger to Iowa City. The Vermont Senator and former Democratic Presidential candidate returned to campaign for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Friday. Sanders spoke along with Johnson County Democrats Mike Carberry and Rod Sullivan of the Board of Supervisors, as well as Kurt Friese, a […]

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Bernie Sanders in Iowa City this afternoon for get-out-the-vote rally

Bernie Sanders Iowa City Rally College Green Park — Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 at 2:45 p.m. With just four days left before the election, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will be in Iowa City’s College Green Park (600 E College St.) this afternoon at 2:45 p.m. for a rally on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary […]

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Letter to Obama: Stop the Bakken Pipeline

In a letter to President Barack Obama yesterday, five U.S. senators, including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, urged the president to temporarily halt construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline to allow for a complete environmental and cultural review. In addition to Sanders, the letter was signed by Democratic senators Patrick Leahy of Vermont, Dianne Feinstein of […]

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Bernie Sanders’ Iowa City rally canceled

Bernie Sanders’ stop in Iowa City today has been canceled, according to a press release from the Hillary Clinton campaign. The Vermont senator and former presidential candidate was scheduled to campaign on behalf of Clinton. Stops planned in Davenport and Des Moines have also been canceled, though Sanders will appear in Des Moines on Wednesday. […]

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Bernie Sanders coming to Iowa City Monday

Sen. Bernie Sanders will hit three Iowa towns on Monday, including Iowa City, to stump for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Sanders will visit Davenport, Iowa City and Des Moines to discuss Clinton’s economic plan, according to a press release from the Clinton campaign. This comes just after early voting began in Iowa on Thursday. More […]

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Paul Street namedropped by Chris Hedges in election column

On the progressive website TruthDig, writer Chris Hedges gave a call out to Iowa City political writer Paul Street in his “Con vs. Con” column last week. Hedges begins his essay with a harsh critique of U.S. electoral politics, “The liberal class refuses to fight for the values it purports to care about. It is […]

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Are Donald Trump frat houses coming to Iowa City?

Des Moines CityView reported today that Donald Trump is founding fraternity houses at the University of Iowa and Iowa State University. Written by Doug Burns, a “fourth-generation” newsperson and the co-owner of Carroll, Iowa’s Daily Times Herald, the article is an April Fools’ Day prank. “Two key features of the Trump Fraternity: a strict no-dating-fellow-students […]

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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. […]

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Happening now: Guster is playing a surprise set at Clinton & College Streets

Indie rock band Guster is playing a surprise set this afternoon in front of the Bernie Sanders table at Clinton and College streets today, Feb. 1 at 3:30 p.m. The band is currently on tour, traveling between shows in Chicago and Kansas City, and decided to make an impromptu stop in Iowa City, according to […]

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