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Braley Shakes Up Campaign But Will It Make A Difference?

Politico reported on Friday evening that Democrat Congressman Bruce Braley recently made major changes to his flailing U.S. Senate campaign. Gone are Braley’s ad man Larry Grisolano and pollster Diane Feldman, two well-respec...
by Craig Robinson

Bierfeldt RPI

Former Iowa GOP Executive Director Walks Away With $38k – Leaves RPI Broke

A March press release announcing the resignation of A.J. Spiker as chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa (RPI) boasted, “Spiker leaves the Republican Party of Iowa with more than $300,000 cash on hand, zero debt and with a...
by Craig Robinson


Feeling Bullish about Iowa Republicans in 2014

Every election cycle tells a story, but the storyline for the 2014 general election is still being written. Republicans have longed believed that 2014 would be a Republican year in Iowa, especially with the absence of a preside...
by Craig Robinson



The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly – The Weekly Round Up

The Good – Joni Ernst State Senator Joni Ernst continues to show signs of strength as her general election campaign against Democrat Congressman Bruce Braley gets underway.  A recent NBC News/Marist poll shows the race for t...
by Craig Robinson


Miller-Meeks Out Raises Loebsack in Second Congressional District

Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks is no stranger to Democrat Congressman Dave Loebsack.  The two are once again squaring off against each other in Iowa’s Second Congressional District this fall.  Miller-Meeks was unsuccessful in...
by Craig Robinson


Adam Gregg

Republican AG Adam Gregg Puts Up Impressive Initial Fundraising Number

Record Setting Fundraising Report Points to Competitive Race for Attorney General “Iowans across the state are responding, and their message is clear: it’s time for a new Attorney General.” Adam Gregg, Republi...
by Craig Robinson