Posts Tagged ‘Republicans’


Senate GOP Leader Bill Dix 2016 Session Closing Remarks

Thank you Madame President. When session began this year I commented on the need for state government to be fiscally prudent and instill the kind of fiscal discipline into the state budget that Iowa families put into their own ...
by The Iowa Republican


Girl Power: What about Upmeyer for U.S. Senate?

Now that Congressman Steve King has decided to forego a United States Senate campaign, those interested in seeking the Republican nomination are now free to explore the idea openly.  While former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker ha...
by Craig Robinson


Top Iowa Republicans take a pass on US Senate campaign

It began in late February when Congressman Tom Latham announced that he would forego a bid for the Senate and instead focus on representing Iowa’s Third Congressional District, which, at the time, he had only represented for ...
by Craig Robinson



King should “Punt” not “Pass” on U.S. Senate race

In the span of less than a week, two high-profile Iowa Republicans have taken themselves out of the mix for a 2014 U.S. Senate run.  Last week it was Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds.  This week it was Secretary of Agriculture Bill ...
by Craig Robinson


King Response to “Gang of Eight’s” Immigration Bill

Washington, DC- Congressman Steve King released the following statement in response to the comprehensive immigration bill introduced by the Senate “Gang of Eight” yesterday: “The Gang of Eight’s bill is aggressi...
by The Iowa Republican



Winners and Losers from Harkin’s Decision to Retire

By Craig Robinson Senator Tom Harkin’s decision to retire from the U.S. Senate caught Democrats and Republicans alike off guard.  While the prospect of Iowa’s junior senator retiring has been discussed for years, Harkin’...
by Craig Robinson