First no more
December 8, 2022
Iowa Democrats took another one on the nose last week when it was announced South Carolina would likely leapfrog the Hawkeye State’s first-in-the-nation presidential nominating status. The move wasn’t unexpected, but it dealt a significant blow to Iowa’s national political relevance.
Democratic Party officials last Friday moved a step closer to making South Carolina the first nominating state of 2024, followed by Nevada and New Hampshire, Georgia and then Michigan. Even President Joe Biden has endorsed the change. He, like others in his party, want to give additional clout to states w...