Joe Biden’s Commission should propose an expansion of the District Courts and the Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Looking at Toss-up seats the prospects for the House of Representatives are not promising. They could lose 8 seats. Maybe more.
Can Democrats complete this cycle with a 56-44 US Senate majority?
The presidential election could be decided in the House of Representatives. These twenty-four races in nine delegations could make the difference.
A reader asked. Can you put together a list of 30 candidates for the House of Representatives for whom donations would make a difference? Some Senate candidates, too?
Can JD Scholten bring his fastball to Congress? The Republicans of IA 04 ousted Steven King. King was the one who asked what was wrong with supporting white nationalism. As opposed to the one who said there were good people on both sides in Charlottesville. The national Republicans scuttled away from King, but they cling to Trump. As does Randy Feenstra, who defeated King in the primary last week. Feenstra describes himself as a true Christian conservative who defines life as beginning with conception. A former county treasurer, he cut taxes in the state legislature and has targeted property taxes…
Abby Finkenauer (IA 01) has a contest on her hands. She’s prepared.
Make caucus day a holiday. Close the schools. Close the stores (as if it is a Sunday). Close everything that can possibly be closed. Start the caucus at 9:00am. Maybe 10:00am. Maybe 2:00pm.
Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Bill Clinton’s Trial in the Senate 2020 General Election Iowa used to be a man’s world. In 2014, Republican Joni Ernst was elected to the US Senate. She was the first woman to be elected to either branch of Congress from Iowa. After the 2016 election, Joni Ernst was still the only woman representing Iowa. In 2018, the Republican incumbent (by way of the Governor having resigned) Kim Reynolds was elected in her own right, bringing transformation to the Iowa State House. Democrats joined that transformation in…
You know someone like her. Good fortune. Has a great life. Misfortune. Even a tragedy.