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Live Blog: Iowa Freedom Summit

Good morning and welcome to’s live blog of the Iowa Freedom Summit, hosted by Congressman Steve King and Citizens United. We are at Hoyt Sherman Theatre in Des Moines. Last night, Republican Party of...
by Kevin Hall

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David Sieck Earns GOP Nomination in HD 23 Special Election

Mills County farmer David Sieck is the Republican nominee in House District 23 for the upcoming special election to fill that vacant seat. Sieck bested Keith Johnson 72.5%-27.5% in a special nominating convention held Friday ni...
by Kevin Hall



Grassley Seeks Explanation of Data to Third Parties

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa is one of two leading senators asking the federal government to explain to what extent it allows private companies to use data from users of “This new information is ...
by The Iowa Republican

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King, Cruz Introduce Expatriate Terrorist Act

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Steve King released the following statement after introducing the Expatriate Terrorist Act (ETA) of 2015. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has the companion bill in the Senate. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-...
by The Iowa Republican

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Democrats Line Up to Challenge Blum in First Congressional Seat

If you thought the five-way Democrat primary in the 1st Congressional District in 2014 was a little bit unruly, it appears that 2016 may bring out an even larger field of candidates. Monica Vernon, who finished in second place ...
by Craig Robinson