2016 Labor Day Presidential Preference Poll

2016 Prospective Republican Candidates
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Caffeinated Thoughts offers its first reader presidential preference poll for 2016. The poll closes on Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 12:00am (CDT).

Iowa Social Conservatives Get 2016 Sneak Peak

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Bobby Jindal, Mike Huckabee, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum and Ted Cruz courted Iowa social conservative activists at The FAMiLY Leadership Summit in Ames, IA.

(Video) The FAMiLY Leadership Summit Speeches

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Watch speeches from Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal, Mike Huckabee and others from The FAMiLY Leadership Summit in Ames, IA.

Book Review: Blue Collar Conservatives By Rick Santorum

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There’s no question that Republicans need to broaden the party base. Libertarians and the Party establishment have offered their solutions; in Blue Collar Conservatives, Rick Santorum takes his turn at bat. Santorum says that the reason why Mitt Romney failed to defeat Barack Obama was his failure to connect with working Americans. Santorum takes Romney to task […]

Mike Huckabee Pitches Cramer to Iowa 3rd District Delegates

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With the special nominating convention to pick a Republican nominee in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District race happening on Saturday candidates are scrambling to woo as many delegates possible. Former Arkansas Governor and 2008 Iowa Caucus winner Mike Huckabee recorded a video targeting the delegates asking them to vote for Robert Cramer. Huckabee formally endorsed Robert Cramer’s […]

Faith-Based Leaders Endorse Robert Cramer in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District Race

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Leading the way from the national front is former pastor, governor and presidential candidate, Mike Huckabee. In his endorsement, Gov. Huckabee said, “We need Christian businessmen like Robert Cramer in Congress. His no-nonsense approach and traditional values will make him an effective leader for Iowa families.” Locally, Robert Cramer has received strong support from Christian […]

Mike Huckabee Endorses Robert Cramer in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District Race

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(Grimes, IA) Today, Robert Cramer, a Republican candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Third Congressional District, received the endorsement of former Arkansas Governor, and 2008 Iowa Caucus winner, Mike Huckabee. “We need Christian businessmen like Robert Cramer in Congress. His no-nonsense approach and traditional values will make him an effective leader for Iowa families. We need […]

Mike Huckabee Rallies Social Conservatives in Waukee

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(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

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

CPAC 2014 Final Thoughts

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(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 […]

UnFair the Movie

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(National Harbor, MD) I had to travel to CPAC being held outside of Washington, DC at the Gaylord National Convention Center in order to see the fruit of the labor of several Iowa activists who decided they wanted to shine light on the IRS scandal.  They recently undertook a national tour in order to talk to […]

Mike Huckabee to Keynote Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Spring Kick-Off

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(West Des Moines, IA) The Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition is pleased to announce that Gov. Mike Huckabee will keynote the 14th annual Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Spring Kick-Off.  The event will be held on Tuesday, April 8th at Point of Grace Church (305 NE Dartmoor Drive, Waukee, IA).  This year’s event will feature […]

Iowa Polls: Iowa U.S. Senate and Governor’s Races & 2016

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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. […]