Reynolds Announces New Chief of Staff

Former campaign consultant Sara Craig Gongol will replace outgoing Ryan Koopmans as Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ chief of staff.

Iowa’s 2018 General Election Results Are Certified

The State Canvassing Board officially certified the results of Iowa’s 2018 general election on Monday.

Republican Senators Urge President Trump to Consider Key Factors in Review of New START

25 Republican U.S. Senators wrote President Donald Trump urging him to consider the key factors that underpin the continued viability of the New START treaty.

Reynolds Elected to RGA Executive Committee

The Republican Governors Association (RGA) has elected Governor Kim Reynolds to serve on the organization’s Executive Committee.

King Seeks Restoration of 15% Tax Rate for Small Farms

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) offers the “Kitty Rehberg Bill” as an amendment to the House Republicans Year-End Tax Package.

Senators Propose Changes to Ensure Government Is Funded on Time

U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), James Lankford (R-OK), and Joni Ernst (R-IA) propose milestones to end instances of last-minute budget battles and deals.

Whitver Announces Iowa Senate Committee Announcements

Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) released committee assignments for Senate Republicans for the Eighty-Eighth General Assembly.

Upmeyer Announces Iowa House Committee Leadership

Iowa House Speaker Linda Upmeyer (R-Clear Lake) announced the committee Chairs and Vice Chairs for the Eighty-Eighth General Assembly.

650 Obamacare State Exchange Plans Cover Abortion on Demand in 2019

Taxpayers are footing the bill for abortion on demand, even if their state opted out. 23 percent more Obamacare state exchange plans cover elective abortion.

Episode 70: A Conversation with Rick Manning and Jenifer Bowen

For the episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart is joined by Rick Manning of Americans for Limited Government and Jenifer Bowen with Life Right Action.

Episode 69: Social Justice vs. Biblical Justice

This week on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Brian Myers and Dr. E. Calvin Beisner discuss the difference between social justice and biblical justice.

Whitver, Schneider Re-Elected to Iowa Senate Leadership Roles

Iowa Senate Republicans reelected State Senator Jack Whitver (R-Ankeny) as Majority Leader and State Senator Charles Schneider (R-West Des Moines) as Senate President.

Episode 68: Discussing Election Night 2018

Terry Schilling with American Principles Project and Caffeinated Thoughts contributor Kelvey Vander Hart join Shane Vander Hart to discuss the 2018 Midterms results.

SBA List Election Recap: Pro-life Wins!

Susan B. Anthony List President Marjorie Dannenfelser provides analysis in response to election night’s pro-life electoral victories.

Secretary of State: Iowa Sets Midterm Election Turnout Record

The Iowa Secretary of State announced more than 1,320,000 votes have been tallied surpassing the previous midterm election turnout record set in 2014.

Kim Reynolds Releases Closing Ad in Iowa’s Gubernatorial Race

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ closing ad of the Iowa Gubernatorial race highlights how she will be a candidate for Iowans, not government.