Branstad-Reynolds Launch Veterans Coalition

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(Urbandale, IA) Today, the Branstad-Reynolds campaign launched the official “Veterans for Branstad-Reynolds” coalition at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Des Moines. The coalition includes more than 250 veterans representing all 99 counties in Iowa. The press conference included more than 30 veteran supporters of the governor and lieutenant governor as they are running for […]

Gregg to AG Miller: Stop Raising Campaign Donations from Investigation Targets

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(Des Moines, IA) Johnston attorney and Republican Attorney General nominee Adam Gregg yesterday called on Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller to stop the practice of raising money from the targets of his investigations. Numerous reports after Miller’s 2010 campaign called into question his practice of accepting large, out of state campaign contributions from firms and […]

Iowa GOP Announces Finance Team

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(Des Moines, IA) The Republican Party of Iowa has assembled a team of experienced fundraisers and respected business leaders to replenish the party’s coffers as it strengthens its operations in advance of the 2014 midterm elections. Mark Jacobs, a retired energy executive and West Des Moines businessman​, and Cam Sutton, a retired insurance executive and […]

Dr. Ben Carson to Headline Polk GOP Summer Sizzle & Straw Poll

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DES MOINES, IA – The Republican Party of Polk County will host a Summer Sizzle & Straw Poll on  Sunday, August 24 from 5 -8 p.m. at the Izaak Walton League Center, 4343 George Flagg Parkway, Des  Moines.  National, state and local candidates are also invited to participate in this summer fun-filled event. The Special […]

Christian Woman Previously Sentenced to Death Successfully Departs Sudan

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Institute on Religion and Democracy Press Release Washington, D.C.–A Christian woman sentenced to death by a Sudanese court after refusing to recant her faith has at last been permitted to depart Sudan. According to the BCC, Meriam Yahya Ibrahim has flown to Italy with her family and the Italian vice-minister of foreign affairs, where she […]

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 […]