Rod Blum, David Young Lose Re-Election to Congress

Congressmen Rod Blum (R-Iowa) and David Young (R-Iowa) lost re-election while Iowa sent Congressmen Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa) and Steve King (R-Iowa) back to DC.

Choose Tax Cuts Over Theatrics in Iowa

Bob Klaus: If you’re tired of politicians who theatrically obscure their positions to win your support, vote for Congressman Rod Blum.

GOP Sweeps 2018 Iowa Youth Straw Poll

Iowa’s students chose Republicans Kim Reynolds, Rod Blum, Christopher Peters, David Young, and Steve King in the Fall 2018 Iowa Youth Straw Poll.

Watch: Final 2018 Iowa 1st Congressional District Debate

Watch the final debate between Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa) and State Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District Race.

GOP Poll: Iowa 1st Congressional District Sees Close Race

Democratic challenger Abby Finkenauer leads Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa) well within a new internal poll’s margin of error after outspending Blum 10 to 1.

Watch: Blum vs. Finkenauer, the Iowa 1st Congressional District Debate

Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa) and his Democratic challenger Abby Finkenauer faced off in the first of two debates in the Iowa 1st Congressional District race

Finkenauer Ad Inconsistent with Unemployment Rate

Considering Iowa’s unemployment rate has dropped to an 18-year-low under Republican leadership is job creation something Abby Finkenauer can successfully campaign on?

Hubbell Leads Reynolds in New Iowa Gubernatorial Poll

A new Emerson College poll has Governor Kim Reynolds trailing her Democratic challenger Fred Hubbell by less than five points in Iowa’s Gubernatorial Race.

Blum and Finkenauer’s Debate Over Debates

Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa) accepted his 7th debate invitation while his Democratic challenger, Abby Finkenauer, has not accepted any.

Blum Challenges Finkenauer to 12 Debates in Iowa 1st Congressional District Race

Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa) challenged State Representative Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) to 12 debates in the Iowa 1st Congressional District Race.

Iowa Democrats Cut the Voter Registration Deficit

Iowa Democrats cut into Iowa Republicans voter registration advantage by over 45 percent in June almost erasing it in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.

National Pro-Life Group Endorses Rod Blum in Iowa 1st Congressional District

A national pro-life group, Susan B. Anthony List endorsed Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa) in his re-election bid in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District.

Iowa Secretary of State: Finkenauer Campaign Source of Erroneous Text Messages

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced that the source of text messages sent to Iowa voters with incorrect polling place information was the Abby Finkenauer for Congress campaign.

Twenty-One Iowa Legislators to Retire in 2018

Twenty-one Iowa Legislators have decided not to run for reelection in 2018. The Iowa House will have 16 members retire after this session. Twelve Republicans and four Democrats will leave the House. The Iowa Senate Republicans will have two retirements and Democrats will see three.

Five Reasons Iowa Democrats Hope for a Blue Wave in 2018

Iowa Democrats hope for a historic blue wave in 2018 due to President Trump’s unpopularity, a competitive gubernatorial race, a good turnout for the mid-term Iowa Caucuses, the potential to flip Iowa’s 1st Congressional District, and the number of Republican state legislators retiring.

Democrats Go Wild Over Gun Bills Debated in Iowa House

Kelvey Vander Hart: Iowa House Democrats appear to lose all ability to debate civilly when it comes to gun rights protected by the Constitution.