Shane Vander Hart: The odds a “fresh face” like Speaker Paul Ryan being selected at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland is slim and none.
Mark Tooley with Institute of Religion & Democracy discusses his opposition to Donald Trump, and Steve Myers talks March Madness on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio.
Rod Blum, Steve King, David Young, Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley voted no on the Omnibus bill that passed Congress to avert a shutdown.
Brian Myers and Shane Vander Hart discuss the CNN GOP Debate. Plus Anders Lewis, co-author of Advanced Civics for History Teachers, calls in.
A round-up of responses to President Barack Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline from Republican presidential candidates and elected officials.
Congressman David Young (R-Iowa) announced this morning that he will oppose the budget deal that the U.S. House is expected to vote on as early as today.
Brian Myers and Shane Vander Hart talk with presidential candidates Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on this week’s show.
Former U.S. Senator and 2012 Iowa Caucus winner Rick Santorum wins our Presidential preference poll, drops to fourth place among Iowa participants.
Caffeinated Thoughts offers its first reader presidential preference poll for 2016. The poll closes on Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 12:00am (CDT).
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) faced off during a congressional hearing today on how it is that the Internal Revenue Service lost emails from not only ex-IRS official Lois Lerner, but also six other employees who are under investigation by Congress for targeting conservative groups. The exchange became heated. Ryan accused […]
(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 […]
Today Republican Party of Iowa Chairman A.J. Spiker confirmed that United States Congressman and 2012 Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan will be the featured speaker at the Republican Party of Iowa’s annual, “Lincoln Dinner.” The event will be held on Friday, April 11th in Cedar Rapids at the DoubleTree by Hilton. Doors will open at […]
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. […]
Washington, DC – The budget deal crafted by Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) won bipartisan approval yesterday on a 332-94 vote in the U.S. House with an equal number of Republican and Democratic supporters. Numerous conservative organizations have spoken out about the bill such as Americans for Prosperity, Club for Growth […]
John Boehner and Paul Ryan supported and Steve King, Tom Latham and Chuck Grassley opposed a fiscal cliff deal that raised taxes without cutting spending.
With the 2012 election cycle behind us, Shane Vander Hart looks at list of 15 potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates.