Cruz, Walker and Fiorina Stand Out at Iowa Caucus Kickoff


Senator Ted Cruz, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Carly Fiorina stood out among a first class line-up of speakers at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines.

Jeb Bush Won’t Sway Iowa Conservatives By Avoiding Them

Fmr. Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at 2013 CPAC
Photo credit: Gage Skidmore (CC-By-SA 2.0)

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has made his first error in his soon-to-be presidential campaign by skipping out on the Iowa Freedom Summit this month.

Ben Carson Has (Grassroots) Game in Iowa

Ben Carson speaks at Polk County Republicans fundraiser on 8/24/14.
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The National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee announced they have recruited 136 chairs in all 99 Iowa counties 15 months out from the Iowa Caucus.

Sarah Palin Launches Online TV Channel


Sarah Palin launched her own online TV channel – the Sarah Palin Channel.  The former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Vice Presidential candidate made the announcement yesterday by video.   Palin said in a statement accompanying the video on Facebook, “Tired of media filters? Well, so am I. So, let’s go rogue together and launch […]

Joni Ernst Wins Iowa GOP U.S. Senate Primary


(Des Moines, IA) State Senator Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) won the Iowa GOP U.S. Senate primary last night in convincing fashion.  With all precincts reporting Ernst won 56.1% of the vote out performing all polling to date.  Sam Clovis, radio talk show host and college professor from Hinton, also outperformed polling and came in a […]

Sarah Palin Stumps for Joni Ernst in Iowa’s U.S. Senate Race


(West Des Moines, IA) Former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential Nominee Sarah Palin stumped for State Senator Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) who is running for U.S. Senate.  The event also featured U.S. Senator Debra Fischer (R-NE), former Nebraska Governor Kay Orr and Iowa Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds. Reynolds called Ernst Iowa’s best hope to beat […]

Sarah Palin Coming Back to Iowa to Campaign for Joni Ernst


ShePAC announced late last night that Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Senator Deb Fischer, Former Nebraska Governor Kay Orr, and Iowa Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will campaign for U.S. Senate Candidate, State Senator Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak), at their first “Heels On, Gloves Off” rally. The event will take place on Sunday, April 27th, 2014 […]

CPAC 2014 Final Thoughts


(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 […]

Sarah Palin at IFFC Dinner Live Blog


(Des Moines, IA) I am at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Fall Dinner at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.  Former Governor Sarah Palin is the keynote speaker and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) will also be speaking.  I am live blogging the event tonight.  The program is set to begin at 6:00p (CST).  Refresh your browser […]