Posts Tagged ‘Bachmann’


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


Cruz’s Crowds Are Nothing Special

Texas Senator Ted Cruz wrapped up his first swing through Iowa as an official presidential candidate on Thursday. There is no other way to describe Cruz’s trip than as a success, but a few Iowans may be guilty of taking thing...
by Craig Robinson

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



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

Zaun black and white

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



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