Posts Tagged ‘Matt Whitaker’

Ernst hogs

Poll Shows Ernst Claiming Lead in U.S. Senate Primary

Joni Ernst has captured the momentum in Iowa’s Republican U.S. Senate primary, according to a Suffolk University poll released Wednesday. The poll shows Ernst edging Mark Jacobs 25-23 among primary voters. This is the first p...
by Kevin Hall


Convention Speeches: U.S. Senate Candidates (VIDEO)

All of the announced Republican U.S. Senate candidates visited the Polk County GOP convention in Ankeny on Saturday to try to win over the delegates from the state’s largest county. Each candidate was given five minutes t...
by Kevin Hall

Obama state of the union

State of the Union By the Numbers and Iowa Republican Reaction

The relevance and details of President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union speech are perhaps best found in the numbers. Below is numerical breakdown of the relevant statistics of the annual ritual: 6,581-Total number of words in...
by Kevin Hall



A Statewide Look Inside the Iowa Caucuses

Thousands of Iowa Republicans braved frigid temperatures Tuesday night to participate in biennial Iowa Caucuses. Due to inner-party squabbling, this was perhaps the most hyped mid-term caucus in history. Republicans angered by ...
by Kevin Hall

U.S. Senate Candidates

Grading the Second GOP U.S. Senate Debate

The six candidates vying for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate converged on Council Bluffs Sunday evening for the second debate of the election cycle. If undecided voters were relying on this event to make their dec...
by Kevin Hall


2014 resolutions

Kevin’s Korner: New Year’s Resolutions for the Political World

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. As the New Year approaches, I thought it would be an opportune time to make s...
by Kevin Hall