Matt Schultz Raised $171K, Launches First TV Ad in Iowa 3rd CD Race


(Des Moines, IA) Today, Iowa’s Secretary of State and Republican candidate for Congress, Matt Schultz, announced that he raised $170,949 during the first quarter of 2014 and is launching his first TV ad of the campaign. Over 950 supporters contributed to Schultz’s campaign for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional seat, showing that his proven conservative leadership and […]

Mike Huckabee Rallies Social Conservatives in Waukee


(Waukee, IA) Former Arkansas Governor and 2008 Iowa Caucus winner Mike Huckabee spoke to approximately 450 social conservative activists at Point of Grace Church Tuesday night.  He keynoted the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Spring Kickoff event that also featured remarks from fifteen candidates. Steve Scheffler, President of Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition and Iowa’s […]

U.S. House & Senate Candidates Confirmed to Attend IFFC Spring KickOff with Governor Mike Huckabee


All of the Iowa Senate and five Iowa 3rd Congressional Republican candidates have confirmed attendance at IFFC’s Spring Kickoff with Mike Huckabee.

Candidates Speak at March Polk County GOP Central Committee Meeting


Three U.S. Senate, four Congressional, and three Iowa Legislative candidates addressed the members on the Polk County GOP Central Committee on 3/25/14.

Iowa Homeschoolers Wooed by Ted Cruz, Candidates


(Des Moines, IA) Approximately 800 Iowa homeschoolers descended upon Des Moines and the State Capitol yesterday for the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators’ annual Homeschool Day at the Hill.  The day began at the State Capitol building with lobbying efforts, as well as, brief remarks by Brenna Findley, former homeschooler and now legal advisor […]

Jack Whitver Announces Reelection for Iowa Senate


(Ankeny, IA) Community leader, small businessman and state lawmaker Jack Whitver officially announced today his intentions to seek re-election in Iowa State Senate District 19. Whitver, first elected to the Iowa Senate in 2011, filed his candidacy paperwork Wednesday morning with the Secretary of State. He represents Polk County, including the cities of Ankeny, Alleman […]

Royce Phillips Qualifies for Ballot in Iowa Senate District 39


(Tiffin, IA) Royce W. Phillips (R-Tiffin), candidate for Iowa Senate District 39 today filed petitions with Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz for the ballot in the Republican primary on June 3, 2014. The petitions were then certified and Royce Phillips will be on the June 3 ballot. “I am grateful for the support from […]

Rick Santorum Returns to Iowa to Campaign for Matt Schultz


(Des Moines, IA) Today, Iowa’s Secretary of State and Republican candidate for Congress announced that former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate, Rick Santorum, will return to Iowa on March 26 to campaign for Schultz in his race to win Iowa’s Third Congressional District. “The race to replace Congressman Latham is one of the most closely […]

Matt Schultz Announces Congressional Campaign Offices


(Des Moines, IA) Iowa’s Secretary of State and former Council Bluffs City Councilman, Matt Schultz, announced today the opening of two offices for his campaign to represent Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.  Schultz plans to have offices on both ends of the district, which stretches from Des Moines in the east to Council Bluffs in the […]

Matt Schultz Picks Up Endorsements from FreedomWorks and Rick Santorum


FreedomWorks PAC and 2012 Iowa Caucus winner Rick Santorum announced that they were backing Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz in the contested Republican primary race in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District. Yesterday in a released statement FreedomWorks PAC President Matt Kibbe said, “Matt Schultz is a constitutional conservative who will answer to constituents, not K […]

Brad Zaun Joins Growing Republican Field in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District


Clive, IA – Over 80 supporters stopped by Auto Jet Muffler after lunch hear State Senator Brad Zaun (R-Urbandale) announce that he was running for Congress in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District race.  Zaun who was expected to enter the race after Congressman Tom Latham announced his retirement.  Zaun joins Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz, […]

Iowa Republican Response to State of the Union Address

Here is some reaction from Iowa Republicans to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Matt Whitaker, candidate for U.S. Senate: Tonight we heard another State of the Union address from President Obama—and after more than 5 years in office the themes and proposed solutions we heard are very similar to his past addresses. The […]

Jake Chapman Decides Against Congressional Run, Backs Schultz


(ADEL, IA) – Iowa State Senator Jake Chapman announced today that he will not seek the Republican Party’s nomination for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional district. “I am focused on strengthening Iowa’s economy, improving our budget, and lowering taxes. I believe I can best accomplish these goals in the Iowa Senate,” said Chapman. Last week, Senator Chapman was […]

Branstad Calls for Party Unity at Iowa GOP Legislative Breakfast


Governor Terry Branstad (R-Iowa) stressed the importance of party unity for nominees at the 2014 Iowa GOP Legislative Breakfast in Des Moines.