Posts Tagged ‘Kevin McCarthy’

Michael Young

Young Hoping for Upset in HD 33 Special Election

The odds are overwhelmingly against him, but Michael Young does not see it that way. The former U.S. Marine who did a tour of duty in Somalia has fought long odds before. Young is the Republican nominee for the House District 3...
by Kevin Hall

Michael Young

Republicans Nominate Michael Young for HD 33 Special Election

Lifelong Des Moines resident and former U.S. Marine Michael Young is the Republican nominee for the House District 33 special election. Young was chosen during a nominating convention Wednesday night by Polk County GOP central ...
by Kevin Hall

Tom Miller

Kevin’s Korner: Miller’s Filler, Flair for Prez and Harkin Needs a Dictionary

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. How is it the Iowa attorney general’s office can afford to just create a $131,000 a year job, out of thi...
by Kevin Hall



Dem leader McCarthy resigns for A.G. gig

DES MOINES—Iowa House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced his resignation Thursday to take a high-paid position in the office of the Iowa Attorney General. After Aug. 15, McCarthy’s last day in office, Gov. Terry Brans...
by Jeff Patch

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Early Iowa U.S. Senate Poll: King Strongest in Primary but Latham is Tops In the General Election

By Craig Robinson Even before Senator Tom Harkin announced his retirement plans, conservative activists around the state were itching for a Republican U.S. Senate candidate to immerge.  Now that Harkin is not seeking re-electi...
by Craig Robinson


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King, Latham Vote No on Fiscal Cliff, Bill Passes Overwhelmingly

Iowa’s two Republican congressmen, Steve King and Tom Latham, rejected the President Obama-approved, U.S. Senate-backed fiscal cliff bill Tuesday night. King and Latham joined 149 other Republicans in shunning the bill. Howev...
by Kevin Hall