The Iowa caucuses — on the Democrats’ side — are in danger of losing their enviable position atop the nation’s presidential nominating calendar
By Sarah Watson - Quad-City Times Campaigns & Elections Aug. 3, 2022 5:41 pm54d ago
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, Iowa's senior Republican, said he would most likely support a measure that aims to ensure a peaceful transition of power from one president to the next after attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
Iowa and New Hampshire had argued that possibly losing their positions going first and second could hurt Democrats in the states' top races, especially since the Republican Party has already said Iowa will continue to lead off its 2024 primaries.
Republicans are focusing their campaigning on inflation, high gas prices and social issues in schools. Many Democrats in the suburbs are focusing attention on Iowa issues, namely abortion rights in the state and support for public schools.