Posts Tagged ‘Kent Sorenson’


Ernst’s Answer on Gas Tax Leads to More Questions About Where She Actually Stands

In a Republican U.S. Senate debate on Monday, State Senator Joni Ernst said that her vote in favor of a ten-cent per gallon gas tax increase in March of 2013 was a mistake.  Ernst didn’t just stop there however, she continue...
by Craig Robinson

Sorenson and Paul

FEC Opens New Investigation into Ron Paul 2012 Campaign, Sorenson Payoff

The Federal Elections Commission has launched a new investigation into the allegations that Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign offered a bribe to Iowa State Senator Kent Sorenson. Five days before the Iowa Caucus, Sorenson...
by Kevin Hall

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U.S. House Dems’ Desperation Shows with Appel Boost

Democrats need to pick up 17 seats to regain the majority in the U.S. House this year. However, they could only come up with 16 current Republican-held seats where the odds look even remotely possible. One of those, they believ...
by Kevin Hall



A Month-by-Month Look Back at 2013’s Biggest Political Stories in Iowa

January - Harkin Hangs It Up Longtime Iowa Democrat Senator Tom Harkin announces he will not seek reelection in 2014. Harkin’s decision sends political shockwaves throughout the state. Harkin’s was practically unbeatable i...
by Kevin Hall

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Santa Paul – Ron Paul to host Texas Fundraiser for RPI

I know it’s only Tuesday, but since it’s the week of Thanksgiving, I thought it might make sense to do our weekly roundup early as many of you may be watching football or shopping on Friday. Santa Paul – Ron Paul to host ...
by Craig Robinson


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Garrett ‘Guardedly Optimistic’ About Special Election

It is Election Day in Warren and Madison counties as voters head to the polls to select their new state senator. Republican Julian Garrett, an Iowa House representative, faces Democrat Mark Davitt, a former House rep. in a spec...
by Kevin Hall