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Vice President Terry Branstad?

Apparently the Governor is open to the possibility. When you look up the word “governor” in the dictionary, you will see a picture of Terry Branstad. This winter, Branstad will become the longest serving governor in the his...
by Craig Robinson


Voter’s First Forum Provides Clues to Thursday Night’s Debate

Last night’s Voters First Forum helped set the stage for Thursday’s Republican presidential debate. The structure of the forum didn’t really allow for any back and forth between the candidates, but it did give us a sense ...
by Craig Robinson


Hillary Clinton’s First Campaign Ad of 2016

Hillary Clinton has launched her first TV ad of the 2016 campaign. The spot tells the story of Clinton’s mother Dorothy, which is also the name of the spot. The 60-second ad features Clinton herself sharing her mother’s sto...
by Craig Robinson


Lindsey Graham

Graham: “Obama is misjudging the Ayatollah the way people misjudged Hitler”

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham might not have the standing in the national polls to make the main stage at Thursday night’s Fox News debate in Cleveland, but when it comes to national security and foreign affairs, nobo...
by Craig Robinson


Matt Hinch departing as Branstad’s Chief of Staff

Hinch steps down to pursue opportunity in private sector after nearly two years as Chief of Staff (DES MOINES) – Matt Hinch, Gov. Terry E. Branstad’s and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds’ Chief of Staff since October 14, 2013, today...
by Craig Robinson


Huckabee 1111

Huckabee’s Resolute Defense of Israel Should Be Praised, Not Criticized

Oh the outrage! How dare former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee compare Iran following trough on its repeated threats to wipe the nation of Israel off of the face of the earth with a nuclear weapon to the Holocaust? From 1941 t...
by Craig Robinson