Iowa Democrats

DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa Democrats propose ‘virtual’ caucuses in 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Democratic Party on Monday proposed the biggest changes to the state’s famed caucuses in nearly 50 years by recommending Iowans be able to participate virtually. If approved, the measure would allow people to caucus using telephones or smart devices during the days leading up to the Feb. 3 … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa Democrats propose ‘virtual’ caucuses in 2020

SIOUX CITY, Iowa | Gillibrand, in Iowa, bills herself as a fighter for families

SIOUX CITY, Iowa—January 18, 2019— Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced herself to Iowa Democrats on Friday as a common-sense fighter for family, and especially children’s, issues, in her first visit to the early-voting state as a 2020 Democratic presidential prospect. Unlike some of her potential rivals, the New York senator was starting from scratch in a state … Continue reading SIOUX CITY, Iowa | Gillibrand, in Iowa, bills herself as a fighter for families

DES MOINES, Iowa | Democratic hope primary heralds return to relevance in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After nearly a decade of disappointing elections, Iowa Democrats hope the primary will begin what they acknowledge could be a slow return to relevance in what has historically been swing state dominated lately by Republicans. Democratic losses in four straight elections have handed the GOP most of the state’s congressional … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Democratic hope primary heralds return to relevance in Iowa