Posts Tagged ‘Steve Scheffler’

2015 Iowa Straw Poll

Why RPI Feels Boone is the Best Site for the Iowa Straw Poll

The announcement that the 2015 Iowa Straw Poll would be held at the Central Iowa Expo in Boone caught quite a few people by surprise. In fact, no one on the Straw Poll Committee initially expected the rural location to emerge a...
by Kevin Hall

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Iowans Cheer on Ernst as She Shines in SOTU Rebuttal

CLIVE – Almost everyone who gathered into the Polk County Republicans’ office to watch Joni Ernst’s televised speech was already familiar with many of the main points she used. However, this time, Ernst’s message was in...
by Kevin Hall


A Look Inside RPI’s Straw Poll Decision Making

It took only 13 minutes for the Republican Party of Iowa’s State Central Committee to debate and vote on whether or not to continue the Iowa Straw Poll. By contrast, a discussion over whether or not to move their quarterly me...
by Kevin Hall


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2014 Iowa GOP Convention Primer

The 2014 Iowa GOP state convention is almost upon us. This year’s confab is likely to be less contentious than the previous two. However, anytime 2,000 of the state’s most hardcore Republican and conservative activists gath...
by Kevin Hall

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Kevin’s Korner: Joni’s Jump, Bruce’s War on Babies and Big Liberty’s Last Stand

Greetings and welcome to Kevin’s Korner. If you prick us do we not bleed? If you tickle us do we not laugh? If you poison us do we not die? And if you wrong us shall we not revenge? Even an endorsement from the ultra-liberal ...
by Kevin Hall


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Thoughts, Tidbits and Videos from the IFFC Kickoff with Mike Huckabee

Around 350 Christian conservatives turned out in Waukee on Tuesday for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition’s annual spring kickoff. The event was headlined by 2008 Iowa Caucus winner Mike Huckabee. The former Arkansas govern...
by Kevin Hall