New Poll Has Bad News for Iowa GOP, Good News for Corn

An extensive new poll testing Iowans’ opinions was released by Public Policy Polling, providing plenty to chew over for the politically-inclined. The poll tested Iowa Caucus candidate preferences for both Democrats and Republicans. DesMoinesDem just put up a good analysis of that today, so you can check out insight into that section at Bleeding Heartland. I found the polling done on Iowa issues and Iowa electeds to be particularly interesting. Here’s what stood out to me: Democrats Hold Advantage in Congressional Approval All three Republican Congressmen are underwater in their approval numbers, while Democrat Dave Loebsack is the only with […]

Adel Man Who Met Hillary Inspired to Run for Iowa House

It’s been a busy month for Bryce Smith. The owner of an Adel bowling alley was among five other small business owners to talk with Hillary Clinton at roundtable meeting in Norwalk on her first official campaign swing. His name and issues were the first mentioned by Clinton in a Des Moines Register op-ed earlier this week. Now he’s running for the Iowa House in District 19. The 23-year-old Democrat is a recent graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, where he studied political science and education. He grew up in De Soto in Dallas County, went to ADM High […]