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Booker: I don’t really think about it in that terms. I think the second debate, generally, we definitely got a boost. But look, the way I did it, I think Vice President Biden and I were smiling. We were laughing. We were cordial — not even cordial. We were warm. He’s a person I respect and love, and I showed that. … [Read more...] about What We Learned From the Iowa State Fair
This is what it looks like when your campaign is the only game in town less than a year before the Iowa caucuses. For the Democratic field, campaigning alongside Giddens is an opportunity to prove their commitment to building up the state party, something local elected officials and party operatives are looking for as they evaluate whom to support for the White House. And it's a chance for candidates to promote themselves in traditionally blue Black Hawk County. … [Read more...] about A sleepy Iowa state Senate race is becoming all about 2020
“If you can't figure out how to speak at the soapbox for the state fair, I think it would be hard for you to be on the national debate stage, so to me, it's a really good testing ground,” Bagniewski told NBC News. “We're seeing them on debate stages, we're seeing them at fundraisers, we're seeing them at rallies. But this is the first time you’ll see how they are with people. And that's going to be a big deal.” … [Read more...] about Fried food and stump speeches: The Iowa State Fair is back
As a result of the risks associated with e-cigarettes, Iowa State University has enacted a ban on all e-cigarette products beginning on January 1, 2016. The university further noted that it hoped the policy change would bring awareness to the dangers posed by use of the e-cigarette products. … [Read more...] about Iowa State University Enacts New Policy to Prohibit E-Cigarettes on Campus