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Hillary and Harkin

Hillary’s Latest Scandals Show Coronation Strategy Fraught with Peril for Iowa Dems

Democrat power brokers have cleared the field for Hillary Clinton. Other than an extreme long shot or two, the former first lady has zero competition in the Democratic presidential primary. She can seemingly waltz to the party...
by Kevin Hall

Ben Carson

Carson Launches Exploratory Committee, Plans Early State Strategy

The hard work of the “Run, Ben, Run” folks is paying off. Their efforts to convince Dr. Ben Carson to run for president reached a major milestone this week. Carson became the first GOP presidential contender to form an expl...
by Kevin Hall

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


head buried in sand

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