Iowa Farm Bureau Endorses Branstad, Blum, Ernst, King, Northey and Young

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IFBF PAC designated Gov. Terry Branstad, Rod Blum, Joni Ernst, U.S. Rep Steve King, Ag Secretary Bill Northey and David Young “Friends of Agriculture”

(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.

Iowa Withdraws From Common Core Assessment Consortia

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad addresses the Iowa Teachers & Administrators Leadership Symposium held on 8/4/14.
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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Iowa Dept. of Ed Director Brad Buck informed Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium that Iowa was withdrawing immediately.

Iowa GOP Raises More Than $300,000 in Just Over a Month

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(DeSoto, IA) At a fundraiser for the Republican Party of Iowa Tuesday evening, chairman Jeff Kaufmann and co-chairman Cody Hoefert announced that the party has exceeded its initial fundraising goal of $300,000 raised in the first three months of his tenure. In just over a month, the Iowa GOP has raised more than $315,000—more than […]

Branstad-Reynolds Release Sixth General Election TV Ad

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(Urbandale, Iowa) – The Branstad-Reynolds campaign today released its sixth TV ad for the general election campaign. The ad, which will be running statewide on broadcast television.   “Governor Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Reynolds have worked hard as a team every single day since they took office in 2011 to improve the lives of Iowans,” […]

Liberals Freak Out Over Branstad’s Pray 7:14 Proclamation and Participation

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Here is another story I didn’t have the opportunity to address prior to vacation.  Back in April, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed a proclamation recognizing the Pray 7:14 event that took place on July 14th on the grounds of the Iowa Statehouse. It read: Now, Therefore, I, Terry E Branstad, as Governor of the State […]

Branstad-Reynolds Launch Veterans Coalition

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(Urbandale, IA) Today, the Branstad-Reynolds campaign launched the official “Veterans for Branstad-Reynolds” coalition at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Des Moines. The coalition includes more than 250 veterans representing all 99 counties in Iowa. The press conference included more than 30 veteran supporters of the governor and lieutenant governor as they are running for […]

Federal Officials Won’t Answer Questions About Immigrant Children In Iowa

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(Watchdog.org) DES MOINES, Iowa — An irked Gov. Terry Branstad and U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, are still waiting to learn the whereabouts of 139 immigrant children placed without notice by federal immigration officials somewhere in the state. On Tuesday, top state officials learned of the number of minors from reporters asking Branstad’s and Grassley’s […]

Branstad-Reynolds Release 5th Ad in Iowa Gubernatorial Race

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(Urbandale, IA) The Branstad-Reynolds campaign today released its fifth TV ad for the general election campaign. The ad, which will be running statewide on broadcast television, can be viewed below: “Iowans know that Governor Branstad is the hardest working governor in the nation, and he will continue to fight for Iowans every single day in […]

No Action Taken on Branstad’s Common Core Order

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The Iowa Department of Education still has not taken action on Governor Terry Branstad’s Common Core executive order issued nine months ago.