Open Question to Senate Candidates Who Don’t Support Medicare for All

by Jason Frerichs Five candidates are running to unseat Joni Ernst and win her senate seat. Of those five, only Kimberly Graham wholeheartedly supports Medicare for All. In an interview with Iowa Starting Line, Graham described it as “a basic human right in a moral and wealthy nation. Human rights are not commodities to be marketed, bought or sold. Therefore,

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Iowa Workforce Development updates leave policy for employees impacted by COVID-19 layoffs

Iowa Workforce Development has implemented updates to its leave policy for filing unemployment insurance benefits following the enactment of the CARES Act. Effective immediately, employees who are or will be laid off, or are unable to work for reasons related to COVID-19, will no longer be required to use all paid leave prior to being eligible for unemployment insurance benefits. 

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Progressive Turnout Project Seeks Field Representatives

Progressive Turnout Project seeks applicants for Field Representative roles in targeted races across the country. This is a great entry-level position for people of all backgrounds who have a passion for politics. Progressive Turnout Project is committed to building a staff that reflects the diverse communities that make up our country and the progressive movement. There are no formal education

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How To Request Emergency Student Loan Forbearance

If you have any federally held student loans they are now offering emergency forbearance with 0% interest and no capitalization for at least the next 60 days to anyone who requests it. (You get the 0% interest regardless if you take the forbearance). Simply contact your loan servicer and tell them you “are calling to request emergency student loan forbearance”.

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Pete Buttigieg Named Head of the Log Cabin Republicans

by Jason Frerichs In a surprise announcement after ending his bid president, the Log Cabin Republicans have elected Pete Buttigieg as its chairman. Outgoing chairman Robert Kabel has stepped down in order to accept the position as Basement Gimp in the Trump administration. Mr. Kabel issued the following statement, “I am proud to announce that Mayor Pete will be my

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Draft of IDP Caucus Review Plan Raises Questions

By Brian McLain A draft copy of the Iowa Democratic Party Caucus Review Plan was obtained through an anonymous source earlier this afternoon. This plan is meant to detail the steps that will be taken to establish an independent review of what went wrong in the 2020 Democratic Presidential Caucuses. The overall scope of the review looks fairly cut and

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How Does It Make You Feel, Iowa?

By: Debra Marlin How does it make you feel, Iowa… that we may lose the caucus because of the rigged and incompetent DNC and IDP? How does it make you feel, Iowa… that Bernie Sanders won the caucus popular vote? How does it make you feel, Iowa… that a candidate is claiming delegate victory with the only count that can’t

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Iowa Caucus Debacle

by Jason Frerichs The caucus on 2/3/2020 was an absolute debacle. Volunteers spent numerous hours over the past few months organizing and for the most part, pulled off an excellent event. Unfortunately, the paid leadership of the Iowa Democratic Party combined with the garbage app made by toxic Clinton loyalists have made Iowa a laughing stock. I was a precinct

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