NEWS

Solid progressive news is the foundation of activism.  But most of us don’t have time to sit  at our desks all day to find the important progressive news stories.  At Activate Iowa we pull together important news stories from around the state so that you don’t have to sift through your Facebook feed, or keep tabs on every newspaper in Iowa in order to be informed.

Progressive news sources like Bleeding HeartlandIowa Starting Line and The Union Leader are crucial for all of us and we hope you will check out their sites and support them.  But we also post stories from the Des Moines Register, the Cedar Rapids Gazette and other main stream media. Finally, we have updates and information posted from organizations and individuals.

If you want to make sure your story is on our feed, contact us!  We will contact you back shortly we promise!

1 day ago

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Personally, many of us are making our picks for Governor. I choose Norris. I respect the other candidates, and will look for informative posts about them, too.

The Des Moines Register
John Norris, Democratic candidate for Iowa governor, meets live at 11 a.m. with the Register editorial board.
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Comment on Facebook

I chose Norris also. He was my hard second choice.

4 days ago

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Events cancelled. Fortunately, there are other good candidates.Today, I am suspending my campaign for governor. I want to thank all my supporters for their hard work this past year. My full statement is below. - NB ... See MoreSee Less

Events cancelled.  Fortunately, there are other good candidates.

Comment on Facebook

I don’t see any.

2 weeks ago

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Debate on public television on Wednesday.

Iowa Public Television
Join Iowa Press host David Yepsen Wednesday, May 16, at 7 p.m. for a live debate for the Iowa Democratic Gubernatorial Primary.

Tune in on air or online right here on Facebook, on YouTube or at bit.ly/IPDemocraticDebate.
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2 weeks ago

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Fact: Half of today's Iowa Republican income tax cut will go to people making $250,000 or more, many of whom are not Iowans. #TaxShift #TaxScam ... See MoreSee Less

Democratic gubernatorial candidates debate is on KCRG 9.2, for those not in the KWQC channel 6 market area. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

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Rob Hogg is out working hard to elect Eric Gjerde, and training up the new generation of door knockers.One of our "blue wave summer" volunteers, Carolyn, and I got to knock on doors today for Eric Gjerde, candidate for state representative in Iowa House District 67 in Marion, Hiawatha, Robins, and parts of northeast Cedar Rapids. If you know young Iowans who want to get involved in "blue wave summer," let me know. ... See MoreSee Less

Rob Hogg is out working hard to elect Eric Gjerde, and training up the new generation of door knockers.
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NEWS SOURCES

The Union Leader

Buzz Malone is a longtime union member, organizer, labor historian and writer.

Iowa Starting Line

Iowa Starting Line is a news site devoted to bringing readers breaking news, in-depth analysis, and general coverage of Iowa Caucus and Iowa political news. Starting Line works to provide a unique take on the Iowa political scene that others may not be covering.

Bleeding Heartland
Radio Iowa
Midwest Telegraph
Iowa Starting Line
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