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Kevin’s Korner: Super, Spectacular, Stupendous 200th Edition

Greetings and welcome to the 200th edition of the Sunday tradition like no other, Kevin’s Korner. Just when they think they’ve got the answers, I change the questions. In honor of this momentous and historic occasion, here ...
by Kevin Hall

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Live Blog: Iowa Freedom Summit

Good morning and welcome to’s live blog of the Iowa Freedom Summit, hosted by Congressman Steve King and Citizens United. We are at Hoyt Sherman Theatre in Des Moines. Last night, Republican Party of...
by Kevin Hall

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David Sieck Earns GOP Nomination in HD 23 Special Election

Mills County farmer David Sieck is the Republican nominee in House District 23 for the upcoming special election to fill that vacant seat. Sieck bested Keith Johnson 72.5%-27.5% in a special nominating convention held Friday ni...
by Kevin Hall



High Stakes for Presidential Hopefuls at Iowa Freedom Summit

This weekend’s Iowa Freedom Summit is the first multi-candidate event of the 2016 Iowa Caucus cycle. Several presidential hopefuls will take the stage during the daylong forum. Each is given 20 minutes to address the crowd. T...
by Kevin Hall

Joni Ernst SOTU practice

Iowans Cheer on Ernst as She Shines in SOTU Rebuttal

CLIVE – Almost everyone who gathered into the Polk County Republicans’ office to watch Joni Ernst’s televised speech was already familiar with many of the main points she used. However, this time, Ernst’s message was in...
by Kevin Hall


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Kevin’s Korner: Joni’s State, Monica Can’t Wait and a Message for Mitt

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it. Congressional Republican leaders’ decision to pick Joni Ernst as the one to deliver the response to the president’s State of t...
by Kevin Hall