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House Republican Leadership Issues Statement on Completion of 86th General Assembly

(DES MOINES)—The Iowa Legislature concluded its work on Friday, April 29 after spending 110 days doing the work of Iowans. House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) said that the session will be remembered for finding common...
by The Iowa Republican


Senate GOP Leader Bill Dix 2016 Session Closing Remarks

Thank you Madame President. When session began this year I commented on the need for state government to be fiscally prudent and instill the kind of fiscal discipline into the state budget that Iowa families put into their own ...
by The Iowa Republican

Carly Fiorina Machine Shed 4-22-15 (304)-X3

Cruz Chooses Carly Fiorina as Vice Presidential Running Mate

Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced that former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina would be his Vice Presidential running mate. As a groundbreaking executive and the first woman to lead a Fortune 50 company, Fiorina ...
by The Iowa Republican



Bertrand: Primary is a Choice between the Status Quo of Washington and Best Interest of the 4th CD

Yes, Steve King has a primary. Shocked? Probably not. Over the past few months I have truly enjoyed my time in the coffee shops, chamber meetings, small businesses, ethanol plants, and feedlots speaking with everyday Iowans abo...
by The Iowa Republican


Ernst Backs King in 4th District Primary

Wall Lake, Iowa – US Senator Joni Ernst has endorsed Congressman Steve King for re-election. “I am honored to receive Joni Ernst’s endorsement and support. We first met in the middle of the night on one my trips to visit ...
by The Iowa Republican


Trump DSM

On Donald Trump: His Immediate & Future Impact on Iowa Politics

By Justin Arnold Unfortunately the biggest issue in the 2016 GOP Primary hasn’t been foreign policy, the economy, immigration, or taxes. Instead, it is unquestionably the fault line Donald Trump has created in the Republican ...
by The Iowa Republican