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.

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.

Walking Out of the KCRG-TV 9 Interview Does Not Help Rod Blum

Shane Vander Hart: Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA) walking out of an interview with KCRG-TV 9 only accomplished giving the appearance that he has a thin skin.

Blum Opens Up 16 Point Lead According to New Poll

Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA) leads Democratic challenger Monica Vernon 52 percent to 36 percent in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District according to a new poll.

Monica Vernon Steals Video for Misleading Campaign Ad

Monica Vernon’s campaign stole video from a Caffeinated Thoughts interview with Rod Blum in order to mislead voters in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District.

Six Observations About the Iowa Primary

Shane Vander Hart, editor of Caffeinated Thoughts, makes six observations about the results of the Iowa Primary held on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

Monica Vernon: Keep Freedom of Religion Out of the Laws of the Land

Monica Vernon, a Democrat candidate in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District race, discussed her opposition to the First Amendment Defense Act in Waterloo, IA.

New Poll Shows Rod Blum Leading Iowa 1st Congressional District Race

A new poll shows Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA) with a double digit lead in head to head polling with Democratic challengers Pat Murphy and Monica Vernon.

Scott Walker to Attend Public Rally with Rod Blum

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will attend a public rally with Congressman Rod Blum on Friday, April 24, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Rod Blum Hires Key Staff

Iowa First District Congressman-elect Rod Blum announced that Paul Smith and John Ferland will serve as Chief of Staff and District Director, respectively.