Posts Tagged ‘Leonard Boswell’


Two Former Iowa Congressmen Urge 2016 Candidates to Highlight Fiscal Plans

Pella, Iowa –​ A group of Iowans today got a chance to do something that has long eluded Congress: Make tough budget choices to put the federal deficit on a sustainable downward path. They enthusiastically tackled the job i...
by The Iowa Republican

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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

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Zaun Relaxed and Confident for Second Run at Congress

Brad Zaun was too nervous and uptight in 2010, by his own admission. Too inexperienced, as well. Although he had won city council, mayoral and state senate races, Zaun was unprepared for the barrage of dirty politics and person...
by Kevin Hall


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Brad Zaun Preparing Another Congressional Bid; Whitver Strongly Considering

Iowa State Senator Brad Zaun is preparing to announce another bid for Congress, sources close to Zaun tell Zaun was the Republican nominee for Iowa’s Third Congressional District seat in 2010. The Urban...
by Kevin Hall

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Kevin’s Korner: Hatch’s Greatest Hits, Bruce’s Towel Time and Cruz Wins

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious. Bruce Braley’s unforced error in Towelgate shows that the liberal U.S. Senate hopeful is not nearly as ready fo...
by Kevin Hall



Democrats scramble to find opponent to run against Latham

Iowa Democrats are hoping to convince former state Sen. Staci Appel to run against Congressman Tom Latham in 2014.  Appel, who is the wife of an Iowa Supreme Court Justice, lost her re-election bid to state Sen. Kent Sorenson ...
by Craig Robinson