Iowa Democratic Party Criticizes Progressive Activist Group for Their Conduct

By: Friday September 2, 2011 12:16 pm

I’ve been writing about the exploits of Iowa CCI, the community group that has been challenging Presidential candidates and local politicians in Iowa alike. Because of Iowa CCI, Mitt Romney delivered his “corporations are people” remark. And Iowa CCI has no problem criticizing Democrats who fail to uphold their principles of protecting the social safety [...]

Iowa Community Group Blasts Miller for Removal of Schneiderman from Foreclosure Committee

By: Wednesday August 24, 2011 12:15 pm

The booting of Eric Schneiderman from the executive committee of the 50 state AG “investigation” of foreclosure fraud is pretty funny in this context: the AGs are supposed to be undertaking an investigation. Schneiderman is one of the few AGs actively involved in just such an investigation. And so he’s the one who has to [...]

Iowa CCI Went After Wasserman Schultz, Too

By: Monday August 15, 2011 7:35 am

Democratic-allied groups are sure getting a lot of mileage out of Mitt Romney’s comment that corporations are people. Because it’s a template that can be applied to any Republican, there’s sure to be a “corporations are people” attack ad in the general election even if Romney isn’t the nominee. Every Republican who has been asked [...]

Group that Heckled Romney “Puts Principle Before Party,” Questions Both Parties on Social Safety Net, Making Corporations Pay

By: Friday August 12, 2011 6:50 am

By now the political world has heard about Mitt Romney’s statement to a group of hecklers at the Iowa State Fair yesterday. Explaining why he didn’t want to tax corporations to lower the deficit and pay for social insurance programs, Romney stated that “corporations are people, my friends.” This received the requisite amount of attention [...]

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