Matthew Green produces and edits The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog, an online resource for educators and the general public. He previously taught journalism at Fremont High School in East Oakland, and has written for numerous local publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. Email: email@example.com; Twitter: @KQEDlowdown
It’s almost showtime in Iowa. Finally. After a seemingly endless barrage of political rallies, candidate debates and corn dog-scarfing photo-ops, the Hawkeye State is about to kick-start the 2016 presidential nominating process on Monday when it hosts the nation’s first statewide caucuses.