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Walking away with It – Walker Shines at Iowa Freedom Summit

The event overall The Iowa Freedom Summit, a joint venture between Congressman Steve King and Citizens United, was a success before one candidate took the stage on Saturday. The nine-hour long event featured a number of high pr...
by Craig Robinson

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Democrats Line Up to Challenge Blum in First Congressional Seat

If you thought the five-way Democrat primary in the 1st Congressional District in 2014 was a little bit unruly, it appears that 2016 may bring out an even larger field of candidates. Monica Vernon, who finished in second place ...
by Craig Robinson

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Congressman Young Headed To Three Border States with Homeland Security Chairman

Congressman David Young is no stranger to Washington, D.C. As Senator Chuck Grassley’s former Chief of Staff, he knows how to get from one place to another at the U.S. Capitol, is familiar with the rules, and knows who the ke...
by Craig Robinson



Unsolicited Advice: Let it rip Joni!

Tuesday night’s State of the Union address by President Obama will likely be the most watched State of the Union address in the state of Iowa – not because Iowans are interested in all of the government handouts the Pre...
by Craig Robinson

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2016 Republican National Convention Date is Set

The Republican National Committee announced on Thursday that its 2016 national convention will be held from July 18th through 21st in 2016.  After selecting Cleveland, Ohio, as the site of the convention last year, the RNC sai...
by Craig Robinson



Fact Check: Has the Iowa Straw Has Been an Accurate Indicator of Success?

The much-discussed Iowa Straw Poll dominated the news last week.  At it’s quarterly meeting on Saturday, the Republican Party of Iowa’s State Central Committee voted unanimously to once again hold the event in August.  Th...
by Craig Robinson