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.

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.

Peters Renews Call for Debates in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District Race

Following Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa) withdrawing from Saturday’s debate, Christopher Peters renewed his call for a debate with all candidates who appear on the ballot.

Iowa’s Congressional Delegation Applauds Trump’s E15 Announcement

Iowa’s congressional delegation praised President Donald Trump’s decision to remove the restriction of year-round E15 sales.

Peters Announces Veterans Coalition in Iowa 2nd CD Race

More than 200 local veterans have publicly pledged their support for Christopher Peters and endorsed his campaign in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District race.

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.

Iowa Congressional Delegation Responds to Trump-Putin Summit

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), and Congressmen Dave Loebsack (R-Iowa), and David Young (R-Iowa) discuss the Trump-Putin summit.

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.

Fly By Night Omnibus Bill Passes U.S. House

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.3 Trillion dollar Omnibus spending bill on Thursday by a vote count of 256 to 167. Members were only given 24 hours to read a bill that was approximately 2300 pages.

Young, Ernst Lead Iowa Delegation in Letter Urging President Not to Impose Tariffs

Congressman David Young (R-Iowa) and U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) led Iowa’s delegation urging President Trump in a letter not to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum that could harm Iowa’s farmers and manufacturers.

U.S. House Passes the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4712, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act, on Friday afternoon by a 241 to 183 vote shortly following the 45th Annual March for Life.

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Passes: Iowa Elected Officials’ Reaction Round-up

All of Iowa’s Republican Congressional Delegation voted for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and praised its passage citing tax relief for Iowa’s families.

U.S. House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban

The U.S. House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, that bans abortions after 20-weeks, on Tuesday afternoon 237 to 187.

Iowa’s Congressional Delegation Responds to Trump’s DACA Decision

Chuck Grassley, Joni Ernst, Rod Blum, Dave Loebsack, David Young, and Steve King respond to President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind DACA.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 7-29-17 (Jake Porter & Christopher Peters)

This week on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio, Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Jake Porter and Republican Congressional Candidate Christopher Peters join us.

Iowa Sends Incumbents Back to Washington

The power of the incumbency was on display when Iowans voted to send Congressmen Ron Blum, David Young, Steve King and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley.