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Kevin’s Korner: The Finale

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. It is with some sadness that I announce this will be the final edition of Kevin’s Korner and my final column/article/barel...
by Kevin Hall

 
 
2015 Iowa Straw Poll

Why RPI Feels Boone is the Best Site for the Iowa Straw Poll

The announcement that the 2015 Iowa Straw Poll would be held at the Central Iowa Expo in Boone caught quite a few people by surprise. In fact, no one on the Straw Poll Committee initially expected the rural location to emerge a...
by Kevin Hall

 
 
2015 Iowa Straw Poll

Iowa Straw Poll to be Held in Boone on August 8

The Central Iowa Expo in Boone will be the site of the 2015 Iowa Straw Poll. The Republican Party of Iowa’s State Central Committee selected the site during a Thursday morning conference call. This will mark the first tim...
by Kevin Hall

 

 
Becky Kepler with Perry

Perry’s Personal Touch Makes Iowa Widow’s Day

Saturday was going to be a difficult one for Becky Kepler. March 7 marked the 45th anniversary of Becky’s marriage to her beloved husband David. Alas, it was also the first wedding anniversary she would commemorate since Davi...
by Kevin Hall

 
 
Chris Christie RNC

Kevin’s Korner: Summit’s Plummets, Donald Ducks and Heightened Hypocrisy

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a molder of consensus. It was a fascinating Saturday at the first Iowa Agriculture Summit. 900 attendees, 250 media members, 10 pr...
by Kevin Hall

 

 
Jeb Bush CPAC

Presidential Cattle Call: A Preview of the First Iowa Agriculture Summit

900 likely Iowa Caucusgoers, 250 media members and a slew of their presidential hopefuls. That is what awaits the speakers at Saturday’s Iowa Agriculture Summit. The first time event, produced by GOP power broker Bruce Rastet...
by Kevin Hall