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Pate: Cherish our Independence

Across our great nation, the Fourth of July weekend will be a time for fireworks, parades and barbecues. My hope is that while all Iowans enjoy the festivities, they will also spend some time this weekend cherishing what the Fo...
by The Iowa Republican


Is it the Iowa or Idaho Caucuses? Rand Paul seems Confused

This morning Kentucky Senator Rand Paul’s presidential campaign team posted the following graphic on Facebook encouraging people to record an endorsement video.  The graphic shows the outline of the state of Iowa, but th...
by Craig Robinson


Iowa Republicans Appear to be Open to Immigration Reform

An Iowa presidential poll conducted back in April by the Partnership for a New American Economy, a group that advocates for immigration reform, shows that the actual views of Republican caucus goers on the hot-button issues may...
by Craig Robinson



It’s the Conservatives’ Turn to Advance the Idea of Separation of Church and State

If you asked most Americans where the concept of the separation of church and state is rooted, most of them would likely point to one of the nation’s founding documents. If you didn’t already know, you won’t find that phr...
by Craig Robinson


Republican Presidential Candidates Comment on Supreme Courts Decision on Same-Sex Marriage

Governor Mike Huckabee Little Rock, Ark. – Former Arkansas governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee made the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obergefell v. Ho...
by Craig Robinson



Another Pro-Life Setback – This Time Courtesy of the Iowa Supreme Court

“Good Luck! Take Care.” Those are the words that Dr. Jill Meadows of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland tells pregnant women over the internet after said woman has taken the first dose of a medicine that is designed to ter...
by Craig Robinson