Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index New York Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper New York | De Blasio Once Ignored Trump. But in Iowa, It Was All Trump. Advertisement Supported by The mayor made his first trip to Iowa as a presidential candidate, showing off his new focus on criticizing Mr. Trump. ByJeffery C. Mays May 17, 2019 [What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox .] DES MOINES — When Mayor Bill de Blasio visited Iowa in February, he delivered a deluge of ideas about how his party could take back the White House. He also offered one main piece of political advice: Ignore President Trump. “We’re not going to win by talking about Donald Trump,” Mr. de Blasio said. But in the days leading up to the announcement of his presidential candidacy on Thursday, and during a trip to Iowa on Friday, Mr. de Blasio appears to have had a … [Read more...] about De Blasio Once Ignored Trump. But in Iowa, It Was All Trump.
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Republicans Balk at More Tariffs as Trump Mulls More Farm Aid Advertisement Supported by ByAlan Rappeport May 14, 2019 WASHINGTON — At a White House meeting earlier this month, Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the powerful Republican chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, pressed President Trump to repeal the metal tariffs he imposed on Canada and Mexico, which he argued were hurting the struggling farmers the president had vowed to protect. Hours later, Mr. Trump made clear that the message was not received. “Tariffs are working,” the president said on Twitter, attributing an investment announced by U.S. Steel to the steel and aluminum tariffs Mr. Trump put into effect last year. Mr. Trump sold his trade disputes with China, Canada, Mexico and Europe as an effort to lower … [Read more...] about Republicans Balk at More Tariffs as Trump Mulls More Farm Aid
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Politics | For Steve King, Support in Iowa District Is Strong but Political Future Is Wobbly Supported by ByTrip Gabriel Jan. 17, 2019 FORT DODGE, Iowa — The coffee crew at Zakeer’s still likes Steve King. They voted for him over and over and don’t believe he is a bigot. They say he’s getting a raw deal from the news media and Republicans in Washington. But here’s the thing: These rock-solid supporters of Mr. King, whose comments seeming to endorse white supremacy brought stinging rebukes from his own party leaders, are also convinced that his 16-year career in Congress representing northwest Iowa is effectively over. “I think he’s dead in the water,” said Pat Reed, a retired history teacher in a purple University of Northern Iowa sweatshirt, reacting to the news … [Read more...] about For Steve King, Support in Iowa District Is Strong but Political Future Is Wobbly
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Elizabeth Warren Announces Iowa Trip as She Starts Running for President in 2020 Supported by ByAstead W. Herndon and Alexander Burns Dec. 31, 2018 Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat and a sharp critic of big banks and unregulated capitalism, entered the 2020 race for president on Monday, becoming the first major candidate in what is likely to be a long and crowded primary marked by ideological and generational divisions in a Democratic Party determined to beat President Trump. Ms. Warren quickly made plans to campaign this weekend in Iowa, which holds the first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses in February 2020. The senator, who has not traveled to Iowa recently, announced Tuesday that she would visit several of the state’s major cities: Des Moines, Council Bluffs, Storm Lake … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Warren Announces Iowa Trip as She Starts Running for President in 2020
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In You probably don’t know his name. But Iowans have been hearing it for more than a year. John Delaney, a former Congressman from Maryland, spoke at the Democratic Wing Ding in Clear Lake, Iowa, in August. Credit Credit George Etheredge for The New York Times Supported by ByMaggie Astor Nov. 10, 2018 DES MOINES — Partway through his stump speech at the Iowa State Fair in August, Representative John Delaney spotted a familiar face walking by. “Mr. Speaker!” he called from his perch atop The Des Moines Register’s soapbox John Boehner, the former House speaker, wearing a blue-and-white gingham shirt almost identical to Mr. Delaney’s — and looking distinctly as though he wished he had taken a different route from the pork chop stand to the parking lot — was instantly surrounded by reporters. “I worked on a lot of … [Read more...] about John Delaney Is Already Running for President