F. X. Ryan

Scalise Stumps for Young

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) appeared at a fundraiser for U.S. Representative David Young at the Embassy Club…

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Mood Upbeat at Harvest Festival

A good crowd turned out last Saturday (13 October) at the Iowa State Fairgrounds for the second annual Governor…

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Hubbell Lackluster in First Debate

Trust-fund baby Fred Hubbell, the Great White Hope of Iowa Democrats, didn’t just falter, but went down for the…

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Palin Barred from McCain Observances

It was surprising to learn on Wednesday (29 August) that Sarah Palin was persona non grata at the various…

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Axne Can’t Shake Claims She Wants to Abolish ICE

Cindy Axne, the Democrat candidate for Congress in the 3rd Congressional district, released a statement on the murder of…

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Hubbell Posing as Champion of Public Education

In a move, which surprised no one, the Political Action Committee of the Iowa State Education Association endorsed Fred…

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The Applicability of the “Biden Rule”

No sooner had Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement than Cryin’ Chuck Schumer, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate,…

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Senate GOP Fails to Claw Back Tiniest Fraction of Omnibus Spending

Thanks to two defectors—Sen. Susan Collins (ME) and Sen. Richard Burr (NC)—, the “Republican” Senate on Wednesday (20 June)…

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President Trump Cancels War Games with South Korea

One of the arguments made by those backing Donald Trump over one of the 16 other Republican hopefuls was…

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Five Good Choices for Secretary of Agriculture

There is no Republican seeking the nomination for either State Treasurer or Attorney General in the primary next Tuesday…

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