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Hillary and Harkin

Hillary’s Latest Scandals Show Coronation Strategy Fraught with Peril for Iowa Dems

Democrat power brokers have cleared the field for Hillary Clinton. Other than an extreme long shot or two, the former first lady has zero competition in the Democratic presidential primary. She can seemingly waltz to the party...
by Kevin Hall

Ben Carson

Carson Launches Exploratory Committee, Plans Early State Strategy

The hard work of the “Run, Ben, Run” folks is paying off. Their efforts to convince Dr. Ben Carson to run for president reached a major milestone this week. Carson became the first GOP presidential contender to form an expl...
by Kevin Hall


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TIR on “Great Day”: Gas Tax, Ag Summit and Jeb’s First Iowa Trip

  The Iowa Republican’s Kevin Hall appeared on KCWI-TV’s “Great Day” program Tuesday morning for the weekly “Political Party Scoopers” segment. Along with Democrat strategist Sam Roecker...
by The Iowa Republican

Ernst Joni

Sen. Joni Ernst Welcomes Israeli Prime Minister

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) will attend the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address to a joint session of Congress. The Iowa Senator is also among 52 cosponsors to the resolution (S.Res...
by The Iowa Republican

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Where will the Iowa Straw Poll be Held? (Take our poll)

The Republican Party of Iowa’s process for determining where to hold the 2015 Iowa Straw Poll is taking longer than Chairman Jeff Kaufmann hoped for and anticipated. However, the Iowa GOP plans to reach a final decision withi...
by Kevin Hall