Iowa Campaign Events | Speeches, Interviews, Town Halls
Protesters gather outside Iowa's State Capitol for the 2018 Women's March.By: Phil Roeder
Pete Buttigieg spoke with spoke with the cast of Morning Joe the morning after the 7th Democratic debate to discuss how he felt the evening went, among other topics. Buttigieg insisted that he firmly believes he can win the Democratic nomination and beat Donald Trump in the general election. He also discussed Donald Trump's pending impeachment trial in the Senate and suggested that the President is both a "symptom and a cause" of many problems in the United States.
Amy Klobuchar spoke with the cast of Morning Joe the morning after the 7th Democratic debate to discuss how she felt the evening went. She expressed happiness with her performance and confidence that she will perform well in the rapidly approaching Iowa caucuses. She was also asked about the pending Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump and whether she thinks there are enough votes to require witnesses at the trial.
The 7th Democratic Debate co-hosted by CNN and The Des Moines Register was held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Six candidates qualified for the debate in what was the smallest debate to date. The debate happened one day after Senator Warren accused Senator Sanders of privately telling her that a woman couldn't win the general election, an accusation Sanders vociferously denies. Another memorable element of the evening was Senator Klobuchar appearing to go on the attack against nearly everyone on the stage, especially the candidates she perceives as being too far left to win in a general election.
Joe Biden participated in a forum hosted by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa where he discussed was asked questions about his plans to help the middle class, how he intends to protect multi-employer pensions, workers rights, collective bargaining and health care.
Joe Biden held a campaign rally in New Hampton, Iowa during his barnstorm tour of the state. The rally was like many others he's had throughout the state until a voter stood up and accused Biden of "sending his son to Ukraine" while he was Vice President, which prompted Biden to strongly push back against the man. Biden called the man a "damn liar." Biden also said "You said I set up my son to work at an oil company, isn't that what you said? Get your words straight, jack. I'm not going to get in an argument with you."
Joe Biden spoke to rally goes at the Historic Park Inn in Mason City, Iowa during his barnstorm tour of the state before their first-in-the-nation caucus. Biden talked about his fight for "the soul" of our country and said that Donald Trump is doing irreparably damage to it. Biden also talked about his tax and healthcare proposals that he promises will help the middle-class.