Arlington, VA – This morning Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s foremost advocate for economic freedom, issued a statement as details of a budget deal from the Budget Conference Committee continue to emerge. AFP President Tim Phillips had this to say: “Two years ago, a bipartisan deal was reached by Congress and signed into law by […]
Des Moines, IA – Tim Albrecht, who has served as Gov. Branstad’s communications director since November of 2009, is departing the Branstad-Reynolds administration to pursue a new private sector opportunity. Albrecht’s last day will be Friday, December 13. Former Branstad-Reynolds administration deputy communications director Jimmy Centers has been named the new director of communications. “The […]
(Kansas City, KS) Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit on behalf of a student after a Kansas public school prohibited her from posting or handing out religious fliers promoting the student-led “See You at the Pole” prayer event held before school. The school freely allows a variety of other types of materials to be posted […]
(Sioux City, IA) U.S. Senate candidate Sam Clovis is announcing today that with the addition of the Iowans listed below, he has reached 400 county co-captains for his campaign. “Once again, I am humbled by the support of the voters,” said Clovis. “These individuals understand how important this campaign is to Iowa and they are […]
Proclamation of Thanksgiving Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 This is the proclamation which set the precedent for America’s national day of Thanksgiving. During his administration, President Lincoln issued many orders similar to this. For example, on November 28, 1861, he ordered government departments closed for a local day of thanksgiving. By the President of the […]
NRSC launched an online and grassroots campaign targeting Black Friday shoppers across Iowa about Bruce Braley’s Obamacare sell out.
(Columbus, OH) Today, Ohio Right to Life urged Attorney General Mike DeWine to expedite the litigation against Planned Parenthood and its practice off-label prescribing abortion pill RU-486 (mifepristone) in Ohio. This request comes in light of 42 reports of failed uses of the drug in the state. The Food and Drug Administration recommends that RU-486 […]
Walt Rogers today announced its second round of endorsements from current and former legislators in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District Race.
(Rock Hill, SC) A South Carolina public charter school has removed a ban on Christmas music after receiving a letter from Alliance Defending Freedom sent on behalf of concerned parents. School officials had prohibited students from performing the music to “Joy to the World” and “O Come All Ye Faithful” after students had already begun […]
Iowa GOP Chair A.J. Spiker set the special nominating convention for House District 25 for December 2, 2013.
Following Julian Garrett’s election to the Iowa Senate; Gov. Terry Branstad set January 7, 2014 as the special election date in Iowa House District 25.
U.S. Senate Candidate Sam Clovis speaks out against the Common Core State Standards that represents centralization of education at the Federal level.
(Washington, DC) The Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty is receiving calls from concerned parents of Air Force Academy cadets about the Academy’s removal of the phrase “So help me God” from the Cadet Oath, the Officer Oath, and the Enlisted Oath in the Academy Contrails Cadet Handbook. “The removal of this phrase is a disservice […]
(Omaha, NE) Susan Thayer filed suit against Planned Parenthood of the Heartland for fraud and abuse in 2011. After a district court judge dismissed the lawsuit in December of last year, Thayer appealed to the 8th Circuit. Thayer v. Planned Parenthood of the Heartland was heard today at the Roman L. Hruska Federal Courthouse in […]
The Walt Rogers Congressional Campaign today announced its first round of county chairs representing 14 counties in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District race.