I am live-blogging today’s Iowa GOP State Convention today at the Jacobsen Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Follow along!
Shane Vander Hart: The Republican Party of Iowa has called Fred Hubbell an elitist, they have questioned his position on tax cuts, but have been silent about the fact he was the chairman of Iowa’s largest abortion provider.
Republican Jacob Bossman defeated Democrat Rita DeJong 55.7% to 44.3% in an expected low turnout for a special election in Iowa House District 6 to replace Jim Carlin who, in December, won a special election for the Iowa Senate.
The Republican Party of Iowa and Iowa Democratic Party released their 2018 Caucus to Convention calendars. The 2018 Iowa Caucus will be February 5, 2018.
Iowa GOP State Central Committee member Andy Cable said that unlike the nominating committee, State Central Committee members are known and accountable.
Our poll of Iowa GOP readers shows a significant decline in support for a marriage amendment while religious liberty and pro-life support remain high.
Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk to West Enos about the Iowa Caucuses results. They also discuss the Cruz-Carson controversy.
Loras Schulte has resigned from the Iowa GOP State Central Committee to publicly endorse and support Ted Cruz for President.
Iowa GOP State Central Committee passed a resolution calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood by a nearly unanimous vote.
The Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Obama Adminstration in King v. Burwell preserving Obamacare elicited strong reaction from candidates and activists.
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled to strike down a ban on “webcam” abortions, where women are given abortion-inducing drugs without an exam by a physician.
The Republican Party of Iowa’s State Central Committee voted today to cancel the 2015 Iowa Straw Poll, previously planned for August 8.
There were not any surprises to report from Saturday’s Iowa GOP Lincoln Dinner. The story of the night was Carly Fiorina who connected with the crowd.
Shane Vander Hart is live blogging the 2015 Republican Party of Iowa Lincoln Dinner featuring numerous prospective 2016 candidates and elected officials.
Jeb Bush avoids actual campaigning in the Iowa, but yet he says he can convince GOP voters on issues like Common Core where his position is unpopular.
One day after Scott Walker hires her to handle his PAC’s online communications Liz Mair resigns when her ill advised tweets about Iowa makes news.