Politics: Steyer sinks as Iowa women rise

Dear Friends, I caught the tail end of Tom Steyer’s bait-and-switch press conference yesterday. With great flair and grandiosity, Steyer announced he wasn’t running for President. Instead, he’ll invest his Continue Reading →

Midterm Election: The Color Purple

Dear Friends, First, I want to thank Matt McCoy for calling out Matt Whitaker (President Trump’s new acting Attorney General) for Whitaker’s politically-motivated witch hunt against McCoy in 2007. Whitaker Continue Reading →

Politico calls Rob Sand a “young Robert Mueller”

Dear Friends, The excitement around November 6 is above and beyond what we normally experience leading up to an off-year election. Coast to coast, young, progressive candidates are fueling that Continue Reading →

Gala doesn’t connect with most Iowans

Dear Friends, Maybe the Iowa Democratic Party’s (IDP) big annual event was a success in terms of generating funds for the Party and enthusiasm for its candidates. But in several Continue Reading →

Dems’ caucus review panel a joke

Dear Friends, Last fall, Dr. Andy McGuire, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party (IDP), approached me to discuss how to build a bridge to progressives and other disaffected voters who’d left the IDP. Continue Reading →