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Politics Oct 07Harris says Iowa’s caucuses can prove she’s electable
"Iowans have the ability to show our country what can be, even if we've never seen it before," Harris said during an event on Iowa State University's campus.
Politics Sep 22Booker could end campaign if fundraising doesn’t pick up
Lagging in polling and fundraising, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker said Saturday he may end his run unless donations from supporters increase quickly.
Politics Sep 22Steak, beer and politics: 2020 Democrats descend on Iowa
Democratic presidential candidates made a colorful and often loud pitch to Iowa Democrats at the Steak Fry fundraiser in Des Moines on Saturday as a new poll showed Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden in a close race in the state.
Politics Aug 30DNC to recommend scrapping virtual caucus plans in Iowa and Nevada
The state parties had planned to allow some voters to cast caucus votes over the telephone in February 2020 instead of showing up at traditional caucus meetings.
Politics Jul 05Harris clarifies stance on federally mandated school busing
Harris said she supported busing in the 1960s and '70s but now thinks it should just be a "tool" available to local governments and school districts to address segregation.
Politics Jul 04Harris says busing should be considered by school districts, not federally mandated
In Iowa, Sen. Kamala Harris characterized busing as a choice local school districts have, not the responsibility of the federal government.
Politics Apr 28Nominate a woman? Some Democratic women aren’t so sure
Women are among the party’s most energized and engaged voters. Democrats sent a historic number of women to Congress last year and have a record number of women running for president. But the Oval Office has been elusive, and given…
Politics Mar 30Democrats tailoring 2020 message to appeal to rural voters
Several Democratic presidential candidates will make their case to Iowa farmers on Saturday — part of a broader effort to win over rural voters who have drifted to Republicans in recent years.