Miller-Meeks Addresses Skepticism of Her Pro-Life Record

There has been skepticism about Mariannette Miller-Meeks’ pro-life credentials, the Republican congressional candidate discussed this on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast.

God’s Love Is Not Reckless

Shane Vander Hart: God’s love is selfless, sacrificial, undeserved, marvelous, merciful, life-giving, incomprehensible, eternal, limitless, but it is not reckless.

Mauro Implies Ernst Is Taking Shots At Him in New Ad

Eddie Mauro, a Democratic candidate in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race, released a new ad that implies U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst is firing at him while at a gun range.

Biden Has Tense Exchange With Iowa Voter

Former Vice President Joe Biden argued with a voter in New Hampton, Iowa who accused him of selling access to the White House through his son Hunter Biden.

Christ Alone Is Worthy

Shane Vander Hart: The claim that salvation can only be found in Christ is unpopular, but only Jesus Christ can pay for our sin and only He is worthy of our worship.

Reynolds Makes Four Judicial Appointments

Gov. Kim Reynolds appoints Paul Ahlers to the Iowa Court of Appeals and Laura Parrish, Roger Sailer, and Jeffrey Bert as District Court Judges.

Charles Spurgeon on the Meaning of Immanuel

In 1854, Charles H. Spurgeon preached a Christmas Eve service at New Park Street Chapel in Southwark, London expounding on the word Immanuel: “God With Us.”

Kamala Harris Drops Out

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris suspended her presidential campaign citing a lack of funds to continue with no path forward to win the Democratic nomination.

Conservative Group Drops $150K in Ad Buy Targeting Axne on Impeachment

The American Action Network announced an $150,000 ad buy targeting U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

New Record: Iowa Has Over 2 Million Registered Voters Heading Into 2020

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced that for the first time in history, the state has over 2 million voters heading into a general election year.

Sestak, Bullock Drop From 2020 Presidential Race

Former U.S. Rep. Joe Sestak of Pennsylvania and Montana Governor Steve Bullock ended their bids for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president.

A Puritan Prayer of Praise and Thanksgiving

Shane Vander Hart: If you are not sure what to be thankful for today, let your heart echo the Puritan author of this prayer from The Valley of Vision. 

What Is Theresa Greenfield’s Deal With Cameras?

Shane Vander Hart: If Theresa Greenfield can’t handle cameras at her campaign’s public events perhaps she shouldn’t run for U.S. Senate.

Buttigieg: Religious Liberty Limited “When It Does Harm”

Pete Buttigieg briefly discussed with Caffeinated Thoughts the tension between religious liberty and the liberty interests of LGBT Americans.

Elizabeth Warren Pushes Big Structural Change in West Des Moines

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., shared her vision for big structural change with hundreds of Iowa voters at the Val Air Ballroom in West Des Moines.

State Senator Claire Celsi Promotes Elizabeth Warren’s Public School Plan

Iowa State Senator Claire Celsi says Elizabeth Warren’s plan that would drastically expand a federal role in K-12 education hits “all the right notes.”