Americans for Prosperity will host Texas Governor Rick Perry and a group of Iowa business leaders in a discussion on job creation on 11/7/13 at 12:00p.
President Barack Obama laughs off the jobs that would be created by the Keystone Pipeline project. Does Congressman Bruce Braley (D-IA) as well?
Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan visited Des Moines, IA today and said that jobs are created by growing the economy, not government.
John Archer, Republican Candidate for Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District, today launched his first television advertisement of the 2012 election cycle.
GOP Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan visited Adel, IA yesterday morning for his second stop in Iowa this week. A crowd just shy of 1000 gathered outside the Dallas County Courthouse and Congressman Paul asked Iowans if they were better off than they were four years ago. He mainly focused on President Obama’s jobs record. […]
The last night, at the close of the 2012 Republican National Convention, was an extremely good night for Mitt Romney. He connected. He was emotional. He seemed real – a guy that average Americans can relate to. He showcased his resume so to speak by offering up his personal references. The most compelling for me […]
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley encapsulated how harmful President Barack Obama is to federalism and our economy. She said, echoing what other Republican governors had said earlier during the Republican National Convention, “the hardest part of my job has been this federal government, this administration, and this president.” She said that President Obama “will do […]
Former First Lady of Iowa and Democrat Congressional Candidate, Christie Vilsack, spoke at The Des Moines Register’s Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair. It was mainly a biographical speech, but she also took time to provide a contrast between herself and Congressman Steve King whom she hopes to unseat in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District. The […]
Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) made a quick trip to Iowa after being named as Mitt Romney’s running mate on Saturday. He took part in something that has become a tradition at the Iowa State Fair – The Des Moines Register’s Soapbox. He was greeted by approximately 2000 (conservative guess) fair goers and a number of […]
More jobs and higher take home pay was at the center of Mitt Romney’s message to a crowd of almost 700 who attended an early morning event at the Des Moines Public Schools’ Central Campus. Romney holding his only public event in Iowa this week entered the warm auditorium to a standing ovation. Prior to […]
We had a rebound! Well not the type of rebound that President Obama would probably like to see. The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits. CNBC reports: Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 34,000 to a seasonally adjusted 386,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The prior week’s figure was revised up […]
The unemployment rate held at 8.2% in June as employers added only 80,000 jobs. The consensus from Republicans is that Americans still haven’t seen the recovery we were promised. Congressman Tom Price (R-GA) who is the chair of the House Republican Policy Committee issued the following statement: Job creation and economic growth are not keeping […]
By Tom Pyle Today, President Obama will be speaking at theUniversityofIowa, targeting young voters as a key part of an election strategy that worked so well for him in 2008. In a trip paid for by taxpayers, he will then replicate that speech and travel later this week to other universities inNorth CarolinaandColorado. According to […]
Washington, DC: Congressman Steve King (IA-05) released the following video statement in response to President Obama’s decision to deny the permit to build the job creating Keystone XL pipeline: “If we block it, that oil will certainly go to China. It will enrich their economy,” said King. ”It will starve ours and it’s clear that the President […]
The best way to help Iowa’s employers to begin hiring people and investing in their businesses is to do two things: address property taxes and keep control of government spending. Property tax reform provides savings for individuals and businesses and it provides certainty for those same people as the plan for their futures. Controlling government […]