Chuck Grassley Criticizes “Gang of Six” Amnesty Proposal

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on the floor of the U.S. Senate criticized the “gang of six” amnesty proposal that six U.S. Senators are threatening to shut down the government over if the U.S. Senate does not vote on their proposal.

Ernst, Grassley and Young Vote for CR That Doesn’t Defund Planned Parenthood

Joni Ernst, Chuck Grassley, Dave Loebsack and David Young voted for a continuing resolution that didn’t defund Planned Parenthood in the Senate and House.

Matt Whitaker Reaches Out to Homeschoolers

Matt Whitaker, Republican candidate for Iowa’s open U.S. Senate seat, met with 15 Iowa homeschooling leaders in Des Moines to discuss issues of concern.

Brit Hume: What Motivates the Tea Party

Brit Hume last week on Fox News described what motivated the House Tea Party Caucus and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in moving forward with a government shutdown.

David Young: Bruce Braley’s Shutdown Hypocrisy

Iowa Republican U.S. Senate candidate David Young on Congressman Bruce Braley’s hypocrisy: calls for end to shutdown, repeatedly votes against solution.

Quad-City Times Engages in Editorial Terrorism

The Quad-City Times editorial board is engaging “editorial terrorism” by protecting a do-nothing Senate and supporting policies that will bankrupt our nation.

Congressman Tim Huelskamp Stands Firm on Government Shutdown

Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) defended House Republicans’ stand on the partial government shutdown with Bob Schieffer of CBS News on Face the Nation.

#FAIL: Robocall Attempts to Pressure Iowa GOP on Shutdown

A robocall launched by a liberal group to try to blame the Iowa GOP and Republicans for the government shutdown backfired.

GOP Shouldn’t Worry About Government Shutdown

GOP leaders shouldn’t worry about the political impact of the government shutdown, but instead be concerned what surrender would mean for our country.

Government is Shut Down, Bruce Braley Complains About House Gym

Some are experiencing real pain due to the government shut down; Congressman Bruce Braley (D-IA) complains about the House gym towel service.

King for a Day

A special thank you to Congressman Steve King who lended a helping hand to veterans trying to gain access to the barricaded World War II Memorial yesterday.

Shutting down government to protect the Mandate: a message from my Member of Congress

(This post originally appeared in Leaven for the Loaf, 10/1/13.) On the…

House Republicans, Mike Huckabee Blink on Budget Showdown, Sarah Palin Says Don’t Retreat

Well it would seem that Republicans in Congress blinked agreeing to a…