Posts Tagged ‘King’
 

 

Big Money in Iowa’s First Congressional Race

While presidential politics has captivated political onlookers in Iowa this spring, the campaign in Iowa’s First Congressional District also got off to a quick start. Not only have three Democrats already launched their 2016 ...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Democrats Line Up to Challenge Blum in First Congressional Seat

If you thought the five-way Democrat primary in the 1st Congressional District in 2014 was a little bit unruly, it appears that 2016 may bring out an even larger field of candidates. Monica Vernon, who finished in second place ...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

The Boehner Opposition – Full of Sound and Fury, Signifying Nothing

Conservatives are still reeling from John Boehner being re-elected to his third term as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Pissed off and betrayed is probably more accurate according to my Facebook page, loc...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

Congressman King Pressures RPI to Preserve Ames Straw Poll

The future of the Ames Straw Poll is in doubt. Republican Governor Terry Branstad has stated repeatedly that the event has “outlived its usefulness.” In an interview with the Cedar Rapids Gazette a week ago, Branstad said, ...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

The Media and “Republican Insiders” Lash Out Against Congressman Steve King

I’m pretty sure that Iowa Congressman Steve King thought that his detractors would give it a rest for a while after he defeated his Democrat opponent by 24 points earlier this month.  Yet once again headlines like, “Stay a...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

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