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November 30th, 2009

Gibbons Launches Website

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Written by: Craig Robinson
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GibbonsJim Gibbons has launched a website for his congressional campaign. The Gibbons for Congress website is located at www.GibbonsforCongress.com. Gibbons also announced that Allison Kleis will serve as his campaign treasurer. Kleis previously served as Administrative Assistant for former Speaker of the Iowa House, Christopher Rants.

In a press release, Gibbons said, “Our campaign is off to a great start. This campaign will organize the grassroots and the netroots via the internet. We believe online communication and social networking is vital to any campaign organization.”

Gibbons continued, “Like so many other Iowans, I am very concerned about the direction Congressman Boswell is trying to take our country and I am not going to sit on the sidelines. I have decided to run to the fight and battle on your behalf for conservative fiscal policies and traditional family values.”

Below is the press release in its entirety:

Jim Gibbons for Congress Debuts Website
Campaign builds team and momentum

Contact: Jim Gibbons

November 30, 2009

Des Moines, Iowa – Today, Jim Gibbons for Congress debuts its campaign website. You can visit it here www.GibbonsforCongress.com.

“Our campaign is off to a great start. This campaign will organize the grassroots and the netroots via the internet. We believe online communication and social networking is vital to any campaign organization,” said Jim Gibbons.

Gibbons continued, “Like so many other Iowans, I am very concerned about the direction Congressman Boswell is trying to take our country and I am not going to sit on the sidelines. I have decided to run to the fight and battle on your behalf for conservative fiscal policies and traditional family values.”

Jim Gibbons for Congress also announces Allison Kleis as Campaign Treasurer. Allison previously served as Administrative Assistant for former Speaker of the Iowa House, Christopher Rants.

“I’m excited to have Allison join my campaign team. She brings a wealth of experience to this organization and will be a vital asset moving forward,” said Gibbons.


About the Author

Craig Robinson
Craig Robinson is the founder and editor-in-chief of TheIowaRepublican.com, a political news and commentary site he launched in March of 2009. Robinson’s political analysis is respected across party lines, which has allowed him to build a good rapport with journalist across the country. Robinson has also been featured on Iowa Public Television’s Iowa Press, ABC’s This Week, and other local television and radio programs. Campaign’s & Elections Magazine recognized Robinson as one of the top influencers of the 2012 Iowa Caucuses. A 2013 Politico article sited Robinson and TheIowaRepublican.com as the “premier example” of Republican operatives across the country starting up their own political news sites. His website has been repeatedly praised as the best political blog in Iowa by the Washington Post, and in January of 2015, Politico included him on the list of local reporters that matter in the early presidential states. Robinson got his first taste of Iowa politics in 1999 while serving as Steve Forbes’ southeast Iowa field coordinator where he was responsible for organizing 27 Iowa counties. In 2007, Robinson served as the Political Director of the Republican Party of Iowa where he was responsible for organizing the 2007 Iowa Straw Poll and the 2008 First-in-the-Nation Iowa Caucuses. Following the caucuses, he created his own political news and commentary site, TheIowaRepublcian.com. Robinson is also the President of Global Intermediate, a national mail and political communications firm with offices in West Des Moines, Iowa, and Washington, D.C. Robinson utilizes his fundraising and communications background to service Global’s growing client roster with digital and print marketing. Robinson is a native of Goose Lake, Iowa, and a 1999 graduate of St. Ambrose University in Davenport, where he earned degrees in history and political science. Robinson lives in Ankeny, Iowa, with his wife, Amanda, and son, Luke. He is an active member of the Lutheran Church of Hope.




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