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Illinois Primary Preview

Jan 10, 2020

On Midwest Week, while the Iowa Caucuses are getting most of our attention, Illinois is preparing for its primary election that's just two months away.

WVIK News

Iowa Republicans will have an alternative to Donald Trump when they caucus next month. Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld is visiting the state, hoping his extensive, executive and international record will translate into a respectable showing on February 3rd.

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Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer says the US economy may look strong, but it really isn't. And by pointing out its many weaknesses and inequities, Democrats can beat Donald Trump next year. 

https://intelligence.house.gov/uploadedfiles/20191203_-_full_report___hpsci_impeachment_inquiry_-_20191203.pdf / U.S. House Intelligence Committee

Sanford Challenging Trump

Oct 18, 2019
WVIK News

Another Republican has stepped forward to challenge President Donald Trump. This week, former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford kicked off his campaign for the Republican nomination, including a stop Friday in the Quad Cities. 

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Less than a week after he became the 23rd Democratic candidate for president, Montana governor Steve Bullock traveled to Iowa, ending a three-day campaign trip on Saturday in Davenport.

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She is the one who can beat Donald Trump. That's what Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand told a standing room only crowd Tuesday night in a downtown Davenport bar. 

Hope from the Heartland

Feb 6, 2018
Cheri Bustos & Robin Johnson

If democrats in the midwest want to bounce back from the disastrous election of 2016, they have to show up and listen. That's one of the main conclusions of a report titled, "Hope from the Heartland: How Democrats Can Better Serve the Midwest by Bringing Rural, Working Class Wisdom to Washington."

Annette Elizabeth Allen for NPR

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address to Congress, which will be followed by a response from the Democratic Party. 

On Tuesday, January 30th, NPR News will offer live special coverage of President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address and the Democratic Party response. And you can hear it live on WVIK beginning at 8 pm. 

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