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Ames Straw Poll

Where will the Iowa Straw Poll be Held? (Take our poll)

The Republican Party of Iowa’s process for determining where to hold the 2015 Iowa Straw Poll is taking longer than Chairman Jeff Kaufmann hoped for and anticipated. However, the Iowa GOP plans to reach a final decision withi...
by Kevin Hall

 
 
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Kevin’s Korner: Heads Buried in the Sand Edition

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. Do some pf Iowa’s top Republican elected officials have their hands buried...
by Kevin Hall

 
 
Jeb Bush

CPAC Day Two: Bush Deals with Hostile Crowd, Perry Hammers Obama

Former Florida Governor and presumed GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush dealt with an organized walkout and less-than-friendly audience when he took the stage Friday at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC...
by Kevin Hall

 

 
Rod Blum

Blum Explains Vote to Fund DHS, Temporary Funding Measure Fails

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Rod Blum released the following statement about today’s DHS bill: “This afternoon I voted to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the next 21 days. This legislation would have kept ...
by Kevin Hall

 
 
Ernst CPAC

Ernst Presses Veterans Issues During CPAC Speech

Iowa Senator Joni Ernst was one of the few non-presidential hopefuls to speak at the Conference Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Thursday. The Red Oak native took the stage at noon to praise her fellow military veterans an...
by Kevin Hall

 

 
Scott Walker iowa freedom summit

Parsing the Polls: The Presidential Primary and What’s Branstad’s Popularity Now?

Political polling is tricky. Often times, during the midst of a polling session or before the results are published, something happens that makes the poll obsolete. Such is the case with a new Iowa poll conducted by Quinnipiac ...
by Kevin Hall