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We Should Stand Up in the Face of Terror

First, Sony pulls “The Interview.” Then Paramount tells theaters they can’t show “Team America” in it’s place. That means a bunch of screens will be dark on December 25th that should have mov...
by The Iowa Republican

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Iowa Democrats Looking for An Alternative to Hillary

Prominent Democrats in Iowa and across the nation have put forth a concerted effort to clear the field in the presidential nominating process for Hillary Clinton. The Ready for Hillary PAC has raised millions of dollars. Longti...
by Kevin Hall


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Congressman King Pressures RPI to Preserve Ames Straw Poll

The future of the Ames Straw Poll is in doubt. Republican Governor Terry Branstad has stated repeatedly that the event has “outlived its usefulness.” In an interview with the Cedar Rapids Gazette a week ago, Branstad said, ...
by Craig Robinson

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John Kooiker Wins GOP Nomination for House District 4 Special Election

Longtime Sioux County resident John Kooiker is the Republican choice for the House District 4 special election. Kooiker is a military veteran, family farmer and retired postal service worker. Kooiker heavily emphasized his soci...
by Kevin Hall

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Draft Ben Carson for President Committee Opens Iowa Office

Merrifield, Va. — Dec.16, 2014 — The National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee, a political action committee formed to draft Dr. Ben Carson into the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, announced to...
by The Iowa Republican