Senator Bernie Sanders warned some 300 persons attending the Story County Democrats annual soup supper Feb. 21 that the United States is becoming an oligarchy, in which a few super wealthy individuals run the country.
The Vermont senator said the takeover of the nation is occurring because so
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In 1964 and 1965, activist Shelton Stromquist volunteered in Warren County, Mississippi registering voters during the height of the civil rights movement. Shelton Stromquist was in Ames for a fundraising reception in support of Brad Anderson, candidate for Iowa Secretary of State.