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Iowa Democratic Party proposes virtual caucuses in 2020

Iowa Democratic Party proposes virtual caucuses in 2020

Emily Wangen, Politics Reporter

February 11, 2019

Democratic caucus-goers could face a different caucus experience come 2020 in the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses as the Iowa Democratic Party announced on Monday a proposal for a virtual-caucus system. “Included in this plan will be the most significant changes to Iowa Democratic Party caucuses...

2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard visits Iowa City

2020 presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard visits Iowa City

Caleb McCullough, News Reporter

February 11, 2019

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard outlined a message of unity and progressive politics when she spoke to a packed Big Grove Taproom on Monday. Gabbard, a representative from Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district, didn’t immediately take the stage upon entering, opting instead...

DITV: Congresswoman and presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard spoke in Iowa City Monday night

Declan Levy, TV News Reporter

February 12, 2019

Gabbard centered her speech around peace and love, something that many Iowa City residents can resonate with.

DITV: Elizabeth Warren stops in Iowa City, beginning her campaign for presidency

DITV: Elizabeth Warren stops in Iowa City, beginning her campaign for presidency

Susanna Klooster, TV News Reporter

February 11, 2019

Students and residents of Iowa City gathered in the Iowa Memorial Union on Sunday night for Senator Warren's rally, who announced on Feb. 9th she will be running for president in the 2020 election. Hailing from Oklahoma, Warren conveyed a strong message that resonated well with Midwesterners about the...

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren visits eastern Iowa

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren visits eastern Iowa

Julia Shanahan, Politics Reporter

February 10, 2019

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren condemned President Trump’s economic policies as catering to wealthy Americans and putting the working class at a disadvantage in her Eastern Iowa stops on Sunday — her first since officially announcing her candidacy. Warren, a U.S. senator...

Kamala Harris embraces Oakland, but the feeling isn’t necessarily mutual

Kamala Harris embraces Oakland, but the feeling isn’t necessarily mutual

February 11, 2019

By Mark Z. Barabak Los Angeles Times (TNS) OAKLAND, Calif. — When Kamala Harris considered places to launch her White House bid, she had options: Washington, where she serves in the U.S. Senate; Sacramento, where she served as state attorney general; San Francisco, where she began her political car...

Photos: Sen. Cory Booker visits Iowa

Photos: Sen. Cory Booker visits Iowa

Wyatt Dlouhy, Photojournalist

February 9, 2019

Booker highlights message of unity throughout Iowa tour

Booker highlights message of unity throughout Iowa tour

Julia DiGiacomo, Politics Reporter

February 9, 2019

2020 Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Cory Booker spread a message of unity and hope throughout his tour of Iowa Friday. In his first visit to Iowa since the announcement of his presidential campaign, he outlined an urgency for action regarding a variety of issues, including prison...

As 2020 candidates flood Iowa, Democrats say social media is key to standing out

As 2020 candidates flood Iowa, Democrats say social media is key to standing out

Sarah Watson, Politics Editor

February 5, 2019

As 2020 presidential-campaign announcements come one after another, and no clear front-runner for the Democratic nomination has yet emerged, candidates strategize how to best stand out amid nearly a dozen contenders. Targeted social-media campaigns will be critical, Democratic activists say. Social-media use a...