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Iowa Democrats Unite Behind Cathy and Pete

By Scott Galindez There are many excellent candidates in Iowa this year. I would have been proud to cast a vote for Anna Ryon or Paul Knupp. Nate Boulton, Jon Neiderbach, and John Norris would make excellent governors. While I have reservations about Heather Ryan, she deserves to be heard, not silenced by party officials. For those of you outside

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Building a Party Progressives Can Call Home

By Scott Galindez, Reader Supported News 26 May 17 kay, so I am a dreamer, I’m idealistic, a tree hugger, a bleeding heart, and I probably care too much. I believe in shared responsibility. Republicans are proud to stand for individual responsibility. Republicans want lower taxes and, they say, smaller government. The reality though is they want the government to

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Consumer Rights Attorney, Anna Ryon, to Announce  Candidacy for Congress

“Fearless Voice of our new Politics” Des Moines, Iowa – Consumer rights attorney Anna Ryon will be holding an event to make an announcement about her possible candidacy to represent Iowa’s Third Congressional District on Wednesday, March 8 at 6:00pm at Streetcar 209 in Des Moines’ East Village. Anna was born in Creston and her family roots are in the heart of the third

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Ellison or Bust?

By Scott Galindez, Reader Supported News 20 February 17   here is a lot of talk these days about drafting Bernie Sanders into a new political party. I do not rule out the possible need for a new political party if the political revolution fails to transform the Democrats. I think that Robert Reich has it right. “The Democratic Party

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