Tag Archives: Iowa
Posted on05. Mar, 2013 by Stevie.
I’m very much here for this proposal from two Democratic members of Congress. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Rep. George Miller (D-CA) are introducing a bill on Tuesday to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10/hour. The current federal rate is $7.25/hour, though the figure varies higher or lower depending on the state. Considering how [...]
Posted on06. Nov, 2012 by Stevie.
Some of you may have been too busy cart-wheeling and celebrating to notice, but both President Obama and Mitt Romney made their official final pitches to voters on Monday night. In the above clip, we see Obama address supporters in Iowa. It’s the same state where his original presidential campaign began in 2007. So, it’s [...]
Posted on02. Oct, 2012 by Stevie.
Despite the wave of absentee balloting for the November election that has begun in parts of the country, this week is still a milestone in the campaign. Early in-person voting is underway in a couple of swing states, including Iowa and Ohio. These are two big prizes that pollsters and politicos have been keeping watch [...]
Posted on25. May, 2012 by Stevie.
President Obama took to the mean streets of social media to get his message out to the American people this week. He spoke in Newton, Iowa on clean energy policy and decided to take a few Twitter questions that had been submitted earlier. The questions were pretty brief and found the president and participants using [...]
Posted on16. May, 2012 by Stevie.
The Obama campaign is making it rain in the form of $20, $50, and $100 bills this spring! Please believe that. A new video has made its way to YouTube. Jim Messina, the president’s campaign director, is running down some facts and figures of their fundraising, electoral strategy, and the work that needs to be [...]