Posts Tagged ‘Iowa’


Some Pre-Election Thoughts

It’s difficult to have a conversation with a friend, reporter, or activist without them asking what I think will happen on Tuesday.   I don’t like to make predictions. It’s easy to just say who you think is going to win...
by Craig Robinson

Ernst Brooklyn

Enthusiastic Crowd Greets Ernst in Braley’s Hometown

During my brief time as a political staffer, I quickly learned that it’s a good sign when people start arriving to a political event early.  When I learned last week that Joni Ernst would be holding a campaign event in Congr...
by Craig Robinson

Rod Blum with voter

Loras College Poll Shows Blum Leading 1st CD and Young Leading in 3rd CD

Last week, the National Republican Congressional Campaign announced that it was investing $1.3 million in to two eastern Iowa congressional races. Second Congressional candidate, Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks was the recipient o...
by Craig Robinson


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Branstad: Iowa Has Come A Long Way in the Last Four Years

Governor Terry Branstad’s latest and final ad of his 2014 re-election campaign is perhaps his best yet. Branstad also penned an op-ed entitled, “I want to make Iowa the envy of the Nation,” in today’s Cedar ...
by Craig Robinson

Gregg TEB

Gregg Releases Comprehensive Positive Agenda for Iowa Attorney General’s Office

Gregg: “After 32 years in office, Tom Miller hasn’t detailed what he would like to accomplish in the next four years. I’ve set forth policy prescriptions I will begin to implement on Day 1 as Iowa’s Attorney General.”...
by The Iowa Republican


Early Vote

October Surprise: Iowa Republicans Running Strong Early Voting Program

For years, early voting has been a sore subject for Iowa Republicans.  Three of the last four election cycles, 2006, 2008, and 2012, have been exceptional years for Democrats nationally and in Iowa.  Iowa Democrats not only w...
by Craig Robinson