Iowa Governor Terry Branstad vetoed the bipartisan action to delay the Smarter Balanced Assessments. He approved SF 2323 and line item vetoed that measure.
Chuck Grassley says Inspector General’s report on Hillary Clinton’s emails doesn’t surprise him at all and substantiates what he has seen in the media.
Chuck Grassley, Joni Ernst, Rod Blum, Steve King, David Young were all named Heroes of Main Street by the National Retail Federation this week.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst called for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald after he compared VA wait times with those at Disneyland.
Iowa Republicans passed a plank opposing the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards and student data collection during their state convention.
Christian DenOuden is challenging State Representative Jake Highfill (R-Johnston) in the Republican Primary in Iowa House District 39 on June 7th.
Shane Vander Hart will update a live blog through the day during the Iowa GOP State Convention in the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.
Shane Vander Hart: President Barack Obama will allow boys in girls’ locker rooms at school, force hospitals to provide abortions, and change who gets overtime by rule, not law.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst discussed the negative impact that Obamacare is having on Iowa’s small businesses during a call with Iowa media.
Sioux City attorney Jim Carlin is running in a contested Republican primary in Iowa House District 6 to replace retiring State Representative Ron Jorgensen.
Donald Trump released his list of eleven potential Supreme Court nominees, and then just a few hours later said he could appoint someone not on the list.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tells Megyn Kelly on Fox News that attacking Heidi Cruz on Twitter could be considered fair game.
State Senator Amy Sinclair (R-Allerton) seeks a 2nd term serving Iowa Senate District 14 and is unopposed in the upcoming Republican primary.
State Sen. Dennis Guth (R-Klemme) is running for reelection in Iowa Senate District 4 that includes Emmet, Kossuth, Winnebago, Hancock, and Wright Counties.
Shane Vander Hart: Congressman Steve King deserves to be sent back to Washington, DC so he can continue to work hard on behalf of Iowans.
State Senator Ken Rozenboom (R-Oskaloosa) is running for his 2nd term representing Iowa Senate District 40 in the Iowa Senate.