Bobby Jindal Sues U.S. Dept. of Education Over Common Core

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Dept. of Education for pushing the Common Core State Standards and assessments on states.

Iowa Farm Bureau Endorses Branstad, Blum, Ernst, King, Northey and Young

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IFBF PAC designated Gov. Terry Branstad, Rod Blum, Joni Ernst, U.S. Rep Steve King, Ag Secretary Bill Northey and David Young “Friends of Agriculture”

Rick Perry Talks Red State Polices, Immigration at Altoona Business Roundtable

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Texas Governor Rick Perry discussed immigration, the border crisis, and economic red state policies at a business roundtable meeting in Altoona, IA.

Rand Paul in Iowa: We Need a New GOP

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(Urbandale, IA) Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) during his last two stops on his swing through Iowa attempted to make the case with conservative activists that the Republican party needs to expand.  Paul spoke to a capacity crowd at the Westside Conservative Club held at the Machine Shed restaurant in Urbandale.  Later on he spoke to […]

Iowa Withdraws From Common Core Assessment Consortia

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad addresses the Iowa Teachers & Administrators Leadership Symposium held on 8/4/14.
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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Iowa Dept. of Ed Director Brad Buck informed Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium that Iowa was withdrawing immediately.