New Office, Same Goal

More than 300 people packed into the new Council Bluffs campaign office of Vermont Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders July 20. Voters stood, shoulder to shoulder, on unfinished flooring and against unpainted walls waiting to hear Sanders speak. The noise from the crowd was amplified in the unfurnished room. A wish-list hung in […]

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Celebrating 4%

A cool, air-conditioned space at The Tap Room in Council Bluffs, Iowa, quickly warmed up as around 150 voters gathered to hear Julián Castro speak July 7. Seats at the event filled up well before start time, and 30 or more people stood for close to two hours to hear the former mayor of San […]

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Taking Dad Jokes On the Road

Volunteers carried stacks of chairs into The Tap Room in Council Bluffs when about 20 more voters than they had anticipated turned out to see New Jersey Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker. Around 100 people claimed their seats at the July 26 event to hear Booker’s early-morning pitch. Booker, who served as […]

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Crowd Stands for Biden

Hundreds packed into The Grass Wagon in Council Bluffs July 17 to see former vice president and current 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden. Parking quickly filled up, and the surrounding streets were lined with cars, prompting some people to park in the grass to avoid walking several blocks in the afternoon heat. Inside the event, […]

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