Posts Tagged ‘McCarthy’


Clinton Uses GOP Chaos to Right her Campaign

Speaker John Boehner announced over two weeks ago that he would step-down as speaker and resign his seat in congress. The leadership battle that ensued has been tumultuous to say the least. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was an...
by Craig Robinson


County GOP Activists Pressure Congressman-Elect Young to Oust Boehner

Republican activists in one Iowa County are calling on their newly elected member of Congress to vote against Representative John Boehner for Speaker of the House. Jeff Jorgensen, the chairman of the Pottawattamie County Republ...
by Craig Robinson


Gibbons Grabs the Attention of NRCC’s Young Guns Program

Iowa Candidate Takes Important Step toward ‘Young Gun’ Status Washington- The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has officially announced former Iowa State wrestling coach Jim Gibbons (IA-03) as an ‘On the...
by The Iowa Republican



More Backroom Lottery Deals?

The Iowa Lottery has shown interest in two pieces of federal legislation that would create the licensing and regulatory requirements needed to implement internet gambling in the United States. With many states facing huge budge...
by Craig Robinson


Kevin McCarthy’s Night Court

Many times leaders are prophetic. They have an uncanny ability to see into the future. Iowa has its own prophetic leader, Democrat Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. You see, last fall Leader McCarthy was so concerned about the sa...
by Krusty Konservative



McCarthy’s Surprise: Open-Scope Bargaining

There has been plenty of discussion about how Governor Culver and Democrat leaders in the House have failed to pass any of the labor unions’ legislative priorities. While that is all certainly true, the legislative session is...
by Craig Robinson