Candidates mirror party demographics

MUNCIE, Indiana, 5:25 p.m. — Earlier today, I was driving around the bustling town of Muncie, trying to get a few errands done before trekking […]

Obama attracts international press

MUNCIE, Indiana, 7:45 p.m. — Today was exhausting (*wipes forehead*). Doing nothing is indeed hard work…and now I sound like a politician…but onward, ho… Minutes […]

Media: Influential but imperfect

MUNCIE, Indiana, 11:30 p.m. – This past Thursday evening, January 3, I watched history and recorded it.

Dress reflects Edwards’ rhetoric

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, 3:40 a.m. - A person’s style of dress is a mode of communication.  Dress is an outlet by which a person says something about themselves.  […]

Obama receives warm welcome in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, 3:38 a.m. – Yesterday, Cedar Rapids radio personality Tim Boyle energized hoards of Obama supporters in his introduction of presidential candidate Barack […]

‘American Girl’ playing, Clinton differs with Obama on change

INDIANOLA, Iowa, 11:30 p.m. — The scene this morning in Indianola’s First Methodist Church resembled a pep rally more than a town hall meeting as […]

Ally Fields ’11: Crossing rivers for Obama

DAVENPORT, Iowa — During a break from Route 80 adventures earlier this evening, Ryan and I ate dinner at Cracker Barrel with Ally Fields ‘11, […]

In Iowa, political heat fails to melt icy roads

ROUTE I-80, Iowa – I never thought I would find myself here, but lo and behold, I am now between Davenport (definitely not the college) […]