Split ideology: Beto O’Rourke is in liberal, centrist lanes

Texas 03/20/19, 13:22

At a packed eastern Iowa house party, a staffer for Democrat Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign tried to clear enough space for the candidate to reach the kitchen, where he would need to climb a stepladder to address the crowd. "I need my lane," the staffer bellowed as he moved through the ...

Gillibrand: ‘Post-investigation’ errors in misconduct claim

Politics 03/19/19, 15:03

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is acknowledging that there were some "post-investigation human errors" when her office investigated allegations of sexual misconduct against various staffers. Gillibrand also confirmed Tuesday that her deputy chief of staff, Anne Bradley, was resigning and said only that "the decision was her own." Bradley's handling of ...

Other 2020 Dems begin sharpening criticism of Beto O’Rourke

2022 Campaign 03/17/19, 15:47

Back when he was still just teasing a presidential run, Beto O'Rourke told Vanity Fair he was "born to be in" the race. Now that he's campaigning to greater media attention and larger crowds than many Democrats who've been competing longer, they are taking offense at the former Texas congressman's ...

Left or center? Democrats mull best options to beat Trump

Politics 03/16/19, 14:55

As she waited to meet former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper at a recent house party in Dubuque, attorney Connie O'Connor was anxious about the liberal direction of the Democratic presidential primary. "I know a lot of people who don't want to vote for Donald Trump but don't necessarily want to vote ...

Dubuque area hospice providers prep for increased demand

Health 03/02/19, 11:07

Recently, Paul "Jack" Papin greeted his Hospice of Dubuque nurse and social worker by making a funny face out the window.The 82-year-old Dubuque resident said he likes to joke with his primary nurse, Kristin Schroeder, when she stops by multiple times each week to check his vitals and see how ...

Dimensional Brewing Co. open in Dubuque

Business 11/24/18, 13:52

Local beer drinkers will have plenty to be thankful for this holiday season.Dimensional Brewing Co. planned to open its doors in downtown Dubuque on Wednesday, Nov. 21, adding another attraction to the city's Lower Main district and further strengthening a growing local brewing scene.Five years ago, the city did not ...

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