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A run with Nate Boulton

Iowa Democratic candidate for governor talks about his love for running while jogging with the Daily Times Herald at Swan Lake State Park by ANNIE MEHL, Staff Writer The Presbyterian jogger in a gray pullover encountered the Christmas display at Swan Lake State Park. Right away, the “12 Days” song started playing in his head….

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Nate Boulton right choice for governor

Let me tell you why I support Nate Boulton for governor of Iowa. I have seen the majority party in Iowa drunk with power this last legislative session. This is not the Republican party of the past — passing ideology-driven, special-interest funded legislation that doesn’t represent our Iowa values and hurts the citizens of Iowa….

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Support Nate Boulton for governor

By: Mary Hoefer, Letter to the editor I support Nate Boulton for governor. I have known Nate for several years because we both practice workers’ compensation law.  During that time, I’ve been consistently impressed with Nate’s energy, dedication and effectiveness in standing up for workers.  He is articulate and smart.  He has the stamina to…

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Looking to rebuild, Democrats face major challenges in rural Iowa

By Jason Noble Democrats running in a crowded primary race for Iowa governor are confronting an uncomfortable reality: Their party’s reputation is in tatters in rural Iowa. Battered by years of discordant messaging, ham-handed strategy and myopic focus on the state’s urban centers, the party’s candidates now face a steep climb as they try to build…

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Nate Boulton Finishes 99 County Tour In Kim Reynolds’ Hometown

  By Pat Rynard State Senator Nate Boulton finished up his statewide 99 county tour this weekend, visiting Montgomery and Clarke County with stops in Red Oak and Osceola on Sunday. He’s the first Democratic gubernatorial candidate to complete what Iowa politicos call the “Full Grassley” (or, in this case, the “Full Boulton”). The Des…

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Want ‘local control?’ Trust Democrats, Boulton says

Gubernatorial candidate campaigns in Audubon, Carroll and Jefferson Sunday By DOUGLAS BURNS, Staff Writer   JEFFERSON Steve Brannan, a retired John Deere employee living in Panora, said he sees parallels between State Sen. Nate Boulton and Tom Vilsack. It is possible to rise from the relative obscurity of an Iowa Senate district and defeat a…

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Sioux City firefighters show support for Gubernatorial Candidate Nate Boulton

By: Jamie Perez SIOUX CITY, Iowa – We’re still seven months away from the Iowa Gubernatorial Primary featuring a crowded democratic field. But polls this past week show retired Des Moines businessman Fred Hubbel and state legislator Nate Boulton as the leaders of the pack. Boulton spent the weekend campaigning here in Siouxland with a number of stops…

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Democrats Hubbell, Boulton take early lead in Iowa’s race for governor

  Erin Murphy, Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau Gubernatorial primary in crowded field of 7 still months away DES MOINES — It was a good week for Fred Hubbell and Nate Boulton. They are the early front-runners among seven Democrats seeking to become their party’s nominee in the Iowa gubernatorial election next year, according to a…

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Iowa funding shortfall a hot-button issue for gubernatorial candidates

LYLE MULLER and JEFF STEIN IowaWatch.org A Revenue Estimating Conference report in October showing $133 million less than anticipated in Iowa’s revenue projections for this fiscal year have primed the state’s gubernatorial campaign with a hot topic: how finances are being managed. Opponents of Gov. Kim Reynolds, who took office May 24 after previous Gov….

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Democratic candidate for governor visits Monona County

On Sunday, Nov. 12, State Senator Nate Boulton, Democratic candidate for governor, visited The Monona County Museum in Onawa and spoke with Democrats from Monona County. The topics discussed included health care, supporting local economies, funding public education, and the effects of the collective bargaining changes made by Republicans last legislative session. As the ranking…

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