Posts Tagged ‘Republican’


Poll Shows that Iowa Republicans are Primed to Keep 3rd District Seat being Vacated by Latham

It’s been 26 years since a member of the United States House of Representatives from Iowa retired and walked away from elected life.  Democrat Congressman Berkley Bedell retired at the end of his sixth term for health reason...
by Craig Robinson

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State Rep. Ron Jorgensen calls out State Sen. Herman Quirmbach for being fast and loose with facts over tuition freeze.

At 11:55 am on Saturday, October 2nd, State Senator Herman Quirmbach sent the following email to Iowa State students. Hello, Cyclones! I am State Senator Herman Quirmbach, your state senator in Ames, and I wanted to update you ...
by Craig Robinson

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The Des Moines Register Gets In Bed With the Koch Brothers? – The Weekly Round Up

Americans for Prosperity announced that it would he holding a Republican primary debate for the U.S. Senate candidates on October 23rd at Drake University.  All of the announced candidates, Sam Clovis, Joni Ernst, Scott Schabe...
by Craig Robinson


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Family Feud: IPTV’s Looks at the Current Dynamics of the Republican Party of Iowa

This week, Iowa Public Television’s weekly political show, Iowa Press, gathered Iowa GOP Chairman A.J. Spiker, Republican National Committeeman Steve Scheffler, and Republican political operative David Kochel to talk about th...
by Craig Robinson


Fundraising Deadline Looms – Republican U.S. Senate Candidates Make Last Minute Dash for Cash

With another fundraising deadline looming, candidates running for federal office are making a frantic last minute dash to collect funds for their campaigns before the fundraising period closes next Monday at midnight.  That me...
by Craig Robinson


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Gross Gives the Media What it Loves – A Spat Between Republicans

As a former chief-of-staff to Governor Terry Branstad and as a former gubernatorial candidate himself, Doug Gross understands state government and campaigns better than most.  This weekend, the opinionated Gross was a guest on...
by Craig Robinson