CPAC 2015 is in the can and Shane Vander Hart provides ten takeaways from the largest conservative conference who gathered to hear.
(Hubbard, IA) Republican Party of Iowa chairman Jeff Kaufmann joined U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley, Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Ron Johnson, R-Wis. and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Saturday to support state Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Red Oak in her campaign against trial lawyer and Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Waterloo. They were in attendance at an annual event hosted by Iowa […]
(Urbandale, IA) Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) came to Iowa to stump for State Senator Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) the night before the Iowa GOP U.S. Senate primary. He gave brief remarks at a cook-out the Ernst campaign held for volunteers at their campaign headquarters. Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds gave the opening remarks calling Ernst “a […]
(Alexandria, VA) Killing some time before my flight back home sitting in a coffee shop in Old Town Alexandria I thought I’d share some thoughts about my very first trip to CPAC. I was disappointed that there was not a panel on the abortion issue. Totally ignoring social issues is not the way forward especially […]
U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (R-Iowa) returned from a trip to Cuba and upon his return praised Cuba’s healthcare system and education system on the Senate floor. Two Republican candidates seeking to fill his seat left open when he retires at the end of his current term responded. “As someone who has worn our nation’s uniform […]
There were two polls focused on Iowa released recently. Quinnipiac in a poll released today said that President Barack Obama receives his lowest approval rating in Iowa to date at 38%. They also polled Iowa’s U.S. Senate race. In the 2014 Senate race, Congressman Bruce Braley (D-IA), gets 43 percent, while Republican candidate, former U.S. […]