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August 25th, 2011

Bachmann Slated To Return to Iowa Next Week

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is scheduled to make her first trip back to Iowa since winning the Iowa Straw Poll next Wednesday, August 31st.  Bachmann will attend the Tea Party Express Rally that will be held in Water Works Park in Des Moines at 5 p.m.

The event is part of the Tea Party Express “Reclaiming America” national bus tour.  The tour will travel coast-to-coast making multiple stops in early primary states. The tour culminates in Tampa, Florida for the Tea Party Republican Presidential Debate presented by CNN and Tea Party Express.

Bachmann will also campaign in other parts of the state as part of her latest campaign swing through Iowa.

Des Moines Event Details

Wednesday, August 31st

Des Moines Water Works
2201 George Flagg Parkway
Des Moines, 
IA 50321


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Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson is the founder and editor-in-chief of, 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 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,

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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