2022 congressional elections

Former Crawford County supervisor to challenge Sen. Chuck Grassley in 2022

BY: - May 24, 2021

Rivals to U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley are lining up as the 87-year-old incumbent deliberates another term. Democrat Dave Muhlbauer released a video Monday announcing his candidacy for Grassley’s Senate seat. Muhlbauer, a farmer, served as a Crawford County supervisor for four years. He lost re-election in November. “You treat people fairly. You respect them,” Muhlbauer […]

Senators deadlock in committee vote on major U.S. elections bill

BY: - May 11, 2021

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Tuesday tackled a massive voting reforms bill in committee in a heated daylong debate. But the final vote on the bill by the Senate Rules Committee was a 9-9 tie, which means Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer likely would have to use a Senate procedure to bring the legislation to […]

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Census data kicks off partisan brawl in statehouses over U.S. House seats

BY: - May 1, 2021

WASHINGTON — The announcement of which states will lose and gain U.S. House districts in 2023 was the opening bell for the cutthroat, once-a-decade process of redrawing district boundaries. The results of the state-level fights now unfolding will shape not only the partisan makeup of each congressional delegation, but also help determine whether Democrats can […]