Contested Primaries Are Good for Political Parties and Voters

Shane Vander Hart: Contested primaries are good for voters, political parties, and candidates. The lack of contested primaries dampened voter energy for Iowa Republicans in 2018.

Republican Poll Shows Cindy Axne Trails by Six Points

A poll commissioned by the NRCC found that incumbent Cindy Axne trails a named candidate who is likely David Young in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District race.

Iowa Conservative Christians Discuss “Principles Over Politics”

Ben Sasse, James Lankford, Tim Scott, Joni Ernst, Kim Reynolds, Mike Lindell, Steve Deace, and Brad Stein speak to approximately 600 at the Family Leadership Summit.

Did Trump Ask Iowa GOP Chair to Invalidate the Iowa Caucus Results?

The Washington Post reports that Tim Alberta claims in his new book that Donald Trump asked Iowa GOP Chair Jeff Kaufmann to invalidate the 2016 Iowa Caucus results.

Partisan Hackery from the Iowa Senate Democrats

Iowa Senate Democrats engaged in partisan hackery this week by calling the Iowa Senate Republicans up for re-election in 2020 “The Shady Bunch.”

McConnell’s Ancestry Is Irrelevant to the Reparations Debate

Shane Vander Hart: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s great-great-grandfathers’ ownership of slaves is irrelevant to the reparations debate.

Bobby Schilling Announces Run in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District

Former U.S. Rep. Bobby Schilling officially announced that he will seek the Republican nomination in the Iowa 2nd Congressional District race.

Abortion Has Nothing to Do With Education

The National Education Association’s representative assembly voted to say that they stand on “the fundamental right to abortion under Roe v. Wade.”

Reynolds Appoints Christopher Polking as District Court Judge

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced her appointment of Christopher Polking, 47, as a district court judge in Iowa Judicial District 2B to replace Judge Stephen Oeth.

AOC Accuses CBP Officers of Mistreating Detainees

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocascio-Cortez of New York directed some serious accusations at Customs and Border Protection officers which are currently unsubstantiated.

Oreos Get Woke

On the last day of Pride Month, Oreo launched their new special edition “Pronoun Packs” in partnership with the National Center for Transgender Equality.

Democrats Go All In on Open Borders and the Welfare State

All ten candidates on stage for the second night of the NBC News Presidential Debates said their government-run health care plan would cover undocumented immigrants.

John Delaney Stood Out In First Debate Because of His Sanity

Shane Vander Hart: U.S. Rep. John Delaney of Maryland was the sanest candidate on stage during the first NBC News Democratic Presidential Debate.

Scariest Quote From The First NBC News Democratic Presidential Debate

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says Democrats should be for a top marginal tax rate of 70 percent and that nation’s money is in the “wrong hands.”

Castro, Warren Highlight Democrats’ Extreme Stance on Abortion

Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro supports ‘reproductive justice’ and abortions for trans females, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren does not support any limits on abortion.

Iowa GOP, It May Be Too Early For This Criticism

Shane Vander Hart: The Iowa GOP criticizing Democratic U.S. Senate candidates of not holding public town halls one year out from the primary is premature.