Posts Tagged ‘Bachmann’
 

 
Santorum IFS

Santorum’s Advantage – The Road Less Traveled

Rick Santorum’s speech at Saturday’s Iowa Freedom Summit got lost in the mix. The other speeches that were either delivered by new faces or featured clever one-liners that were tailor-made for that specific audience got all...
by Craig Robinson

 
 
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Fact Check: Has the Iowa Straw Has Been an Accurate Indicator of Success?

The much-discussed Iowa Straw Poll dominated the news last week.  At it’s quarterly meeting on Saturday, the Republican Party of Iowa’s State Central Committee voted unanimously to once again hold the event in August.  Th...
by Craig Robinson

 
 
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Zaun’s Poor Fundraising Performance Shakes Up Third District Race

The campaign finance disclosures for the Republican candidates in the Third Congressional District are all in, and as I expected, the results tell us a lot about where the race stands today. Brad Zaun, the perceived frontrunner...
by Craig Robinson

 

 
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Winners and Losers: Sorenson Ordeal

As is the case with everything in politics, there are winner and losers.  There really are not any winners in the Sorenson saga, but there are people who did the right thing.  Below is a list of winners and losers.  Obviousl...
by Craig Robinson

 
 
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TIR Bookshelf: Bachmannistan

Last week’s resignation of Kent Sorenson from the Iowa State Senate nudged me to finish reading a book I had downloaded to my Kindle over a month ago, Bachmannistan: Behind the Lines. Sorenson served as U.S. Representative Mi...
by Polly Twocents

 

 
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Special Investigator Reveals Mountain of Evidence Against Sorenson

The special investigator looking into the allegations that Republican State Senator Kent Sorenson improperly took money from two different presidential campaigns in 2012 submitted his findings to the Iowa Senate Ethics Committe...
by Craig Robinson