Posts Tagged ‘Iowa’

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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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Clovis: You Must Be Present to Win

Des Moines – “There are two battles going on this race for the open U.S. Senate seat, currently held by Tom Harkin,” said Sam Clovis.  He continued saying that first you have to be right on the issues.  “Our campaign ...
by The Iowa Republican

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Iowa’s Community Colleges Need to Follow the Regents Lead

Recently, the Iowa State Senate passed a $989 million education budget for fiscal year 2015.  The bill increases funding for the state’s regent universities, community colleges, and it also funds some of Governor Branstad’...
by Craig Robinson



Bloom Interviews Third District Candidate Monte Shaw

Recently, I sat down for an hour with Monte Shaw, a Republican candidate for the 3rd District U.S. Congress.  We met for coffee at the Timbuktuu coffee shop in West Des Moines. My project: My goal is to have a discussion with ...
by John Bloom

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Schultz Launches TV Ad in 3rd District Race

This morning Matt Schultz announced that his campaign raised $170,000 in the first fundraising quarter and has $136,000 cash on hand. The campaign also announced that it would begin running a new TV ad. The ad is titled “Done...
by Craig Robinson


US Senate

I’ve Never Seen a Poll With a Margin of Error of 6.5 Percent get so Much Attention – The Weekly Roundup

I don’t care what kind of campaign you are running, when a poll shows you leading the race, you promote the hell out of it. That is exactly what Joni Ernst’s campaign is doing with a recent Suffolk University poll that show...
by Craig Robinson