Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Resigns in Wake of Caucus Fiasco
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Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Resigns in Wake of Caucus Fiasco
2020-02-13 16:10:07
by Dan McCue

Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Troy Price resigned Wednesday night, saying in a lengthy letter that his continued "presence in my current role" would only serve as a distraction as the party seeks to move on from the state's caucus fiasco.... Read More

Inside the Epic Iowa Meltdown That Paralyzed 2020 Democrats
2020 Elections
Inside the Epic Iowa Meltdown That Paralyzed 2020 Democrats

DES MOINES, Iowa — The first signs of trouble in the Iowa Democratic caucuses emerged early Monday afternoon when a handful of county chairs had problems downloading and logging onto a new app designed to report results. “A lot of... Read More

Nevada Dems Say No to Shadow App Involved in Iowa Chaos
2020 Elections
Nevada Dems Say No to Shadow App Involved in Iowa Chaos
2020-02-04 21:22:54
by Dan McCue

The Nevada Democratic Party said Tuesday that it will not use the app involved in the disastrous Iowa caucuses for their own election contest on Feb. 22. “Nevada Dems can confidently say that what happened in the Iowa caucus last... Read More

On Eve of The Iowa Caucuses, Democrats Play to Voter Nostalgia and Fatigue
2020 Elections
On Eve of The Iowa Caucuses, Democrats Play to Voter Nostalgia and Fatigue

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Democratic presidential candidates hopscotched across the state Sunday in their final day of campaigning before the Iowa caucuses, as jittery anticipation of the start of voting mixed with a bittersweet sense of the long buildup coming... Read More

Can Amy Klobuchar Pull Off a Surprise in Iowa’s Presidential Caucuses?
2020 Elections
Can Amy Klobuchar Pull Off a Surprise in Iowa’s Presidential Caucuses?

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Amy Klobuchar, campaigning across Iowa in the first days of the new year, told voters about a text a friend sent her after a surge in polls and fundraising. “It had autocorrected by mistake, it said... Read More

Iowa Democratic Rep. Abby Finkenauer Endorses Joe Biden
2020 Elections
Iowa Democratic Rep. Abby Finkenauer Endorses Joe Biden

Iowa Democratic Rep. Abby Finkenauer announced Thursday that she is endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden in the presidential primary, becoming the first Iowa Democratic House member to back a candidate in the race. “Joe Biden’s character, record, and commitment... Read More

Klobuchar Vies With Surging Buttigieg for Iowa Moderates
2020 Elections
Klobuchar Vies With Surging Buttigieg for Iowa Moderates

There’s a Midwestern Democrat running for president who’s surging in Iowa right now with a plain-spoken appeal and a moderate message of inclusion. Unfortunately for Minnesota’s Amy Klobuchar, that candidate is Indiana’s Pete Buttigieg. The mayor of South Bend shot... Read More

Kamala Harris Will Cut Staff, Limit Pay as Campaign Falters
2020 Elections
Kamala Harris Will Cut Staff, Limit Pay as Campaign Falters

WASHINGTON — Short on cash and falling in the polls, Kamala Harris plans to cut staff in her Baltimore headquarters and reduce pay for advisers in an effort to keep her presidential campaign afloat. Campaign manager Juan Rodriguez outlined the... Read More

Buttigieg Jumps to Second in New Iowa State University/Civiqs Poll
Opinion Polls
Buttigieg Jumps to Second in New Iowa State University/Civiqs Poll
2019-10-25 19:40:52
by Dan McCue

Mayor Pete Buttigieg is building momentum in Iowa, according to an Iowa State University/Civiqs poll released this week. The university and Civiqs, an online polling company, surveys the same pool of voters each month in the lead up to the... Read More

Ratings Change: GOP Senate Chances Improve in Georgia, Decline in NC, Iowa
2020 Elections
Ratings Change: GOP Senate Chances Improve in Georgia, Decline in NC, Iowa

WASHINGTON — Nearly a year before the 2020 elections, the Senate battlefield continues to take shape. Even though the executive and legislative branches are different but coequal branches of government, their fates are electorally tied together this cycle. Democrats’ chances... Read More

Booker Sees Surge In Donations After Suggesting Campaign's End Is Near
2020 Elections
Booker Sees Surge In Donations After Suggesting Campaign's End Is Near
2019-09-23 19:27:53
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Sen. Cory Booker's presidential campaign raised just over a half million dollars in two days after the candidate suggested his run for the White House could be over by the end of the month. Campaigning in Iowa over... Read More

Democrats Scrap Plans For Virtual Iowa Caucus Over Security Concerns
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Democrats Scrap Plans For Virtual Iowa Caucus Over Security Concerns
2019-08-30 21:15:47
by TWN Staff

Citing concerns raised by security experts, the Democratic National Committee has recommended nixing a plan that would have allowed Iowans and Nevadans to remotely caucus for candidates next year. Advocates for the so-called "virtual caucuses" argued that allowing voters to... Read More

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