DES MOINES --- Racist images and remarks interrupted a virtual political event hosted last week by Iowa Democrats, according to those who participated in the event.
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DES MOINES --- The top Republican in the state Senate says his members are upset by a “federal overreach” from the Democratic Biden administration, but expects to deal only with the redistricting issue — and not other topics — this week when the GOP-led Iowa Legislature meets in special session.
Only six of the remaining 12 candidates qualified for Tuesday's debate. That includes former vice president Joe Biden, former mayor of South Bend, Ind., Pete Buttigieg, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, billionaire activist and businessman Tom Steyer, and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
For all the candidates who need to do well in Iowa in just 70 days, we’re only aware of two who are having Thanksgiving dinner there. That would be Kamala Harris, who you’ll remember said she was “moving to Iowa,” and Amy Klobuchar, who serves neighboring Minnesota in the Senate but has struggled to persuade primary voters to embrace her Midwestern pragmatism.
Husband: Abraham Williams.
The Iowa Capitol in Des Moines is shown in a June 2018 file photo.