Rand Paul at IFFC

New NRSC positive ad campaign: Yes

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) released a new web video today seeking to start the conversation about the positive message that Republicans will carry in 2014. The video, “Yes,” features Kentuck...
by Jeff Patch


Braley backtracks on Obamacare

Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Waterloo, is running away from his past embrace of Obamacare as the “huge train wreck” of a program careens toward full implementation. Braley told journalists at a taping of “Iowa Press&...
by Jeff Patch


Strategists discuss campaign tech ‘arms race’

WASHINGTON—A top strategist for President Obama’s 2012 campaign detailed how their data team crushed GOP nominee Mitt Romney’s condensed general election effort during a panel discussion on united technology with communic...
by Jeff Patch



Reynolds focus of media speculation on Senate race

Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, a former state Sen. from Osceola, faced questions from the press Thursday morning about her interest in running for Iowa’s open U.S. Senate seat in 2014. Reynolds, on a trade mission to V...
by Jeff Patch


Polk County GOP chair election Tues.

Polk County Republicans will elect a new chair this Tuesday. Republicans will gather at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn (1050 6th Ave.) for the election and central committee meeting. has provided each of the an...
by Jeff Patch


Latham at Fair

Branstad touts Latham for Senate

WASHINGTON—Ever since Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, announced his retirement, speculation has focused on whether Reps. Tom Latham, R-Clive, or Steve King, R-Kiron, would seek the Republican nomination. That palace intrigue has int...
by Jeff Patch