Many people here are political junkies, so may already know much of what I'm going to say. However, I thought it might be beneficial to remember how Iowa caucuses work at the ground level. Attempts to allow people to participate remotely … [Read more...]
What Effect Will Marriage in IA and NH have on the 2012 Primaries and the Current Administration?
Countries granting same-sex marriage Belgium Canada Netherlands Norway South Africa Spain Sweden Countries recognizing same-sex marriage Aruba (Dutch only) France Israel Netherlands Antilles (Dutch only) States granting same-sex … [Read more...]
Many years ago I traveled to Iowa to attend law school at the Univesity of Iowa and have felt a connection to the place ever since. It is an incredibly beautiful place and its residents are remarkably resilient people. This … [Read more...]
An alternate Iowa interpretation
Now, I know the liberals know a little bit about what this is like, with their insane Bush-hatred syndrome. But I think the Hillary-revulsion is different in some way - Bush hatred was around after 2000 for sure but it was really … [Read more...]
Funnest Caucus Race In Years
Democratic Party With only nine points separating the top three it's still anyone's game to win. Don't let anyone fool you otherwise. Clinton not being able to crack 30% is symbolically painful. Both Obama and Edwards oratory … [Read more...]
Iowa caucus results / open thread [UPDATE: Huckabee, Obama the projected winners]
Results are trickling in from Iowa. The running tally for the Dems is here. I'm looking for one for the GOP. TPM has some -- not sure of their source. [update] CNN's results are better than TPM's. Current results … [Read more...]
Iowa Caucus mechanics: who’s the second choice?
A - The state of play B - Candidate by candidate analysis C - Summary A - State of Play There's a lot of divergence among the polls, but the general spread seems to put Clinton and Obama near each other with 26-29% of the vote, and Edwards … [Read more...]
This Week With Barack Obama, December 16-22, 2007
obama at storm lake, ia, december 17th Obama … [Read more...]
This Week With Barack Obama, December 9-15, 2007
Obama embraces U.S. soldier Brian Jesness during a campaign rally stop in Mason City, Iowa Obama and Oprah's … [Read more...]
What if Massachusetts had caucuses like Iowa?
Here's a comparison of the 2008 Iowa caucuses to the 2007 Massachusetts caucuses used to elect state convention delegates. Population: Iowa 2.9M Massachusetts 6.3M Number of caucuses: Iowa 1,800 Massachusetts 600 Delegates elected: Iowa … [Read more...]