Category Archives: Women’s Issues

Senate Minority Leader Calls for Boulton to Resign

Senate Minority Leader Janet Petersen has issued a statement calling for former Gubernatorial candidate, Senator Nate Boulton, to resign his seat in the Iowa Senate. That statement is quoted below. “Sexual harassment is unacceptable whether it occurs in a social or professional setting. What we have learned in the last 24 hours makes it clear to me that Senator Boulton

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BREAKING: Boulton Suspends Campaign

Democratic candidate for governor Nate Boulton has officially suspended his campaign amid allegations of sexual misconduct. This drastically changes the dynamics of the race as Boulton was one of three of its top contenteders in the field. Remaining candidates include Cathy Glasson, John Norris, Ross Wilburn, Andy McGuire, and Fred Hubbell.  

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Candidates Weigh In on Boulton Allegations UPDATED

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Cathy Glasson released the following statement in regards to the Des Moines Register article on Senator Boulton’s sexual misconduct: “These reports of sexual misconduct about Senator Boulton in the Des Moines Register today are extremely disturbing. We need a Governor we can trust to stand up and fight for fair treatment for Iowa women. Nate Boulton’s behavior

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Glasson Releases Statement on Fetal Heartbeat Legislation

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Cathy Glasson released the following statement Friday evening in response to Governor Reynolds signing the “Fetal Heartbeat Bill” : “Kim Reynolds rushed to roll back the clock on women’s health in Iowa by signing this dangerous, extreme, unconstitutional law today. Instead of standing up to the right wing of her party, Kim Reynolds put conservative politics ahead

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You Can’t Make This Sh*t Up: This Week’s News

By Crystal Defatte November 11th – November 18th Trump Visits Vietnam 49 Years Too Late   This Sunday, Veteran’s Day, President Trump visited Vietnam to meet with seven vets who returned to the country to honor their fallen brothers in arms. Trump being Trump, he had to make a comment about how much the vets liked him, stating: “I got

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Women’s March Iowa Announce New Leadership Ahead of National Convention

Today, the organization created nearly a year ago to advance women’s issues in Iowa announces a change in leadership. Robin Covington of Waukee has been named the new president of Women’s March Iowa. Four other board members have also been officially installed as part of the organization’s structure: Yana Reid of Boone, Kim Weaver of Sheldon, Nadia Ali of Des

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