Rand Paul, Ted Cruz Top Caffeinated Thoughts Reader Straw Poll

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U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) leads among our overall leadership with just shy of 37%, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) leads among Iowa Republicans.

Cruz and Rubio Rise, Bush Drops in Latest Iowa Caucus Poll

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U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) rise in latest Quinnipiac Poll of likely Iowa GOP Caucus Goers, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush drops.

Spring 2015 Presidential Preference Poll

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Be sure to participate in Caffeinated Thoughts’ 2nd 2016 Presidential Preference Poll of our readers. The poll closes at 11:59p (CDT) on 5/8/15.

Walker, Rubio See Iowa Support Double in Loras College Poll

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Scott Walker, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and Mike Huckabee are the top four in the latest Loras College Poll with less than 13 points between 1st & last place.

Iowa GOP Lincoln Dinner to Feature Prospective Presidential Candidates

Scott Walker at the 2015 Iowa Ag Summit Photo credit: Dave Davidson - Prezography.com

The Republican Party of Iowa will host many of the prospective presidential candidates at 2015 Lincoln Dinner on May 16 at the Iowa Events Center.

Jeb Bush’s Flawed (Common) Core Values

Jeb Bush at the 2015 Iowa Ag Summit 
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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush may be beating his chest in New Hampshire with a friendly group, but he’s been relatively silent on Common Core in Iowa.

What 2016 Republican Front-Runner?

From left: Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, Scott Walker, Jeb Bush and Rand Paul
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Scott Walker leads in Iowa, Jeb Bush and Walker are essentially tied in New Hampshire, Lindsey Graham leads in South Carolina showing 2016 is up for grabs.

Two Iowa Polls Indicate a Tight 2016 Iowa Caucus Race

The 2016 Iowa Caucus Top 5
From left: Mike Huckabee, Scott Walker, Jeb Bush, Rand Paul and Ben Carson
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Both the Des Moines Register/Bloomberg poll and Loras College Poll have Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Mike Huckabee, Rand Paul and Scott Walker in their top five.