Bruce Braley Skipped VA’s FY2013 Budget Hearing

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Congressman Skipped 78 Percent Of His VA Hearings DES MOINES – While 18 of his colleagues of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee convened to discuss the FY2013 budget for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Washington liberal Bruce Braley was once again nowhere to be found. Braley has missed 78 percent of the full Veterans’ Affairs Committee […]

Senator Rand Paul Headlines Fundraiser for Dr. Miller-Meeks

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OTTUMWA, IOWA – Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks is excited to announce that fellow ophthalmolgist Senator Rand Paul (R – Kentucky) will be headlining a fundraiser for her campaign on Tuesday, August 5th in Iowa City. “It is an honor to have Senator Rand Paul join our campaign for an event during his visit to Iowa,” said Dr. […]

Iowa GOP Announces Experienced Communications Team

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DES MOINES—The Republican Party of Iowa (RPI) has hired a team of top-flight communicators to promote the party’s message to Iowa citizens and journalists as the Iowa GOP strengthens its operations in advance of the 2014 general election. “The Iowa GOP will be laser-focused over the next two-and-a-half months on informing Iowans about Republican candidates […]

The New Grand View Christian School to Hold Second Open House

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The Board of Directors announced today that the new campus site that has been purchased, cleaned, painted, and furnished will hold a second Open House for those who may not have been able to attend the first one, held on Thursday, July 10th. At the first Open House it is estimated that between 250 and […]

Joni Ernst on Service: “We Have to Do It”

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(Des Moines, IA) Yesterday, Mother, Soldier, Independent Leader and Iowa’s Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, Joni Ernst, released a web ad titled “Service.” The new web video highlights Joni’s passion for serving her community, state and nation – whether that is in uniform as a battalion commander and Lt. Colonel in the Iowa Army National […]

Branstad-Reynolds Release 5th Ad in Iowa Gubernatorial Race

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(Urbandale, IA) The Branstad-Reynolds campaign today released its fifth TV ad for the general election campaign. The ad, which will be running statewide on broadcast television, can be viewed below: “Iowans know that Governor Branstad is the hardest working governor in the nation, and he will continue to fight for Iowans every single day in […]

Rod Blum Leads Pat Murphy in Iowa 1st Congressional District Money Race

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(Dubuque, IA) Today, Rod Blum, Republican nominee for Congress in Iowa’s 1st District, announced a fundraising total of over $148,000 for the filing period covering May 15 – June 30. The campaign also reported over $260,000 cash-on-hand, doubling the total of Democrat opponent Pat Murphy. In stark contrast to Murphy, who received at most 37% […]

Joni Ernst Outraises Bruce Braley in the 2nd Quarter

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(Des Moines, IA) The momentum behind electing Iowa’s first female U.S. Senator continues to build. Today, the Joni Ernst for U.S. Senate campaign announces that we’ve raised $1.78 million for the second quarter of 2014. Joni, who is currently on active duty at Fort McCoy, only had 26 days after winning the five way primary […]

Young Raises $10K Per Day Since Iowa 3rd CD Nominating Convention

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(Des Moines, IA) The Young for Iowa campaign today announced it has raised nearly $10,000 per day since David Young secured the Republican nomination for congress in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District. Young’s campaign has raised $493,689 total through June 30, of which $111,216 comes from the brief report ending June 30. “Our campaign is really […]

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad Reports $4 Million in Campaign War Chest

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(URBANDALE, Iowa) – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced they will report more than $4 million cash-on-hand when their campaign disclosure report is filed prior to the July 21, 2014 deadline. Additionally, the Branstad-Reynolds campaign announced it had raised over $700,000 in the third reporting period of 2014 (May 28 – […]

Americans for Prosperity: Bruce Braley Needs to Stand Up for Iowans, Not Special Interests

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 (Des Moines, IA) Americans for Prosperity is ramping up pressure on Representative Bruce Braley to stand up for Iowans, not special interests. A new statewide ad reminds viewers of Braley’s support for reckless spending bills and opposition to tort reform, which are increasing unemployment and taxes.   “Bruce Braley has lost touch with the people […]

The New Grand View Christian School to Hold Open House on July 10th

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(Des Moines, IA)  The Board of Directors announced today that the new campus site has been purchased and is being cleaned, painted, and furnished. The location, called “the Norwoodville site” of Grand View Christian School is located at E. 29th and Broadway, located in the NE Metro Des Moines area. The Board of Directors officially […]

While Braley Praises Obama’s VA — Veterans Say Access To Care Is Difficult

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(Des Moines, IA) With Democrat Bruce Braley telling a local veteran in Mason City that people are happy with their care, a new poll reveals that 55 percent of veterans find access to care very difficult. As Gallup reports: “Amid reports of long delays and inadequate medical care for U.S. military veterans at Veterans Affairs […]

Take the 2014 Iowa Political Survey

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We would like to poll Iowans who are planning on voting in November.  This is an informal survey, but it is more indepth than a typical straw poll.  We will ask your opinion of the statewide and congressional races, as well as, your opinion about several issues of importance.  We also ask some basic demographical […]