Safe at Home Act Clears Major Legislative Hurdle

DES MOINES – The Safe at Home Act, a top priority of Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate, passed the Iowa House Thursday with overwhelming support. The bill, House File 585, received unanimous approval from legislators, 100-0. ...
by The Iowa Republican

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Rick Perry Taps Jamie Johnson for National Team

AUSTIN, Texas –– Former Texas Governor Rick Perry’s political action committee, RickPAC, has hired a key Iowa political operative with deep ties to the national conservative movement and to America’s evangelical and...
by The Iowa Republican

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Airhart Snubs Bush – How is This News?

The headline grabbed my attention, “Influential Iowa Republican snubs Jeb Bush for Scott Walker.” Considering that the article was on CNN’s political page, my mind began to race. Was it someone like Des Moines businessman...
by Craig Robinson


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


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Iowa GOP Urges Senate to Take Up Gun Bill

DES MOINES – Chairman Jeff Kaufmann praised the Iowa House of Representatives for passing HF 527, which significantly expands Second Amendment rights in Iowa. Statement from Chairman Jeff Kaufmann: “This bill sends a ...
by The Iowa Republican