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Steve King Leaning Toward a U.S. Senate Run

MASON CITY – The likelihood of Steve King running for the U.S. Senate in 2014 is growing with each passing day. When longtime Democrat Senator Tom Harkin announced two and half weeks ago that he planned to retire, King said h...
by Kevin Hall


King Announces Three New Hires and New Office Locations

Washington, DC- Congressman Steve King released the following statement today to announce he will be closing offices in Creston, Council Bluffs and Storm Lake because of redistricting and will be using the limited resources to ...
by The Iowa Republican


Senate Republican Leader Bill Dix – A Step in the Right Direction

By Craig Robinson In recent years, the only thing that has changed more than the Iowa weather is Republican leadership in the Iowa Senate.  Since Mary Lundby orchestrated a mid-session leadership coup ousting Stewart Iverson i...
by Craig Robinson



Out-of-State Gay Activists Funnel Money to Gronstal, Wilhelm, and Sodders

By Craig Robinson Nobody decries the use of out-of state special interest money more than the Iowa State Bar Association and supporters of gay marriage do.  Yet for years, gay activists from around the country have been contri...
by Craig Robinson

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The Republican Path to an Iowa Senate Majority

By Craig Robinson For the most part, legislative politics in Iowa have been drowned out by four competitive congressional campaigns and the presidential race this cycle.  Two of Iowa’s congressional races are garnering natio...
by Craig Robinson


Internet Poker

Paulsen Is Wise To Fold On Internet Poker Bill

The word “bipartisan” is not common in the Iowa capitol when it comes to major pieces of legislation.  Whether the issue is education policy, budgeting practices, property taxes, abortion regulations, or gun rights, the Io...
by Craig Robinson