Speaker Ryan Now Marking Time

Like virtually every thought he ever thunk, Paul Ryan’s plan, announced a little over a week ago not to run for re-election, but to remain Speaker until his term ends nevertheless, is a harebrained scheme: he would be in charge of the House for nearly 9 months as a lame duck, and if he…

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Grassley: Iowans Seeing Benefits of Tax Reform

By Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa Positive economic news continues to mount in the months since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs…

Sweeney Sworn In To Iowa Senate

Congratulations to Iowa’s newest Senator. Sen. Sweeney was sworn in today at the Iowa State Capitol surrounded by her family.

Reynolds Campaign Launches First Television Ad: “Driveway”

Gov. Reynolds: Because I know how tough it is to make ends meet. And I’ll never forget it. – Today the Kim…

Hubble Open to Assisited Suicide

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  Fred Hubbell, the Des Moines businessman and Democratic candidate for governor, said on Monday that Iowa should consider joining…

Sen. Chuck Grassley: What I Need to Hear From Mark Zuckerberg Today

By Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa As published in Fortune Magazine April 10, 2018 Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to…

Special Election in SD 25 Gets Nasty – Thanks to Iowa Democrats

The race for Iowa Senate District 25 is heating up in advance of the special election on April 10th. While it appears the…

BREAKING NEWS: Republican Candidate for Governor Ron Corbett Disqualified

Today, a state panel consisting of the Secretary of State, State Auditor, and Attorney General heard a challenge by TIR Founder Craig Robinson…

TIR EXCLUSIVE: Ron Corbett Nomination Petitions Challenged

In one of the most cut and dry cases in ballot qualification, Ron Corbett fails to gather enough signatures to join the 2018…

Every Man Can Win

I was surprised recently to learn about an ad put out by a group called “Farmers for Free Trade,” a 501(c)(4) non-profit “dedicated…

Governor Reynolds Flexes Muscle Getting on the Ballot

Last week, Governor Kim Reynolds submitted almost 10,000 signatures to get on the ballot. Her campaign reported that this was twice the required…