The Iowa Senate Education Committee will consider a bill that will allow public school districts and accredited non-public schools to start their school year on the Monday following the end of the Iowa State Fair if it falls earlier than August 23.
Jim Mowrer, the Democratic challenger in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District, is afraid of taking questions from conservative media outlets.
Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa) spoke at the Des Moines Register’s Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair on Monday afternoon, watch his remarks here.
Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) said that he is voting for Donald Trump, but should Hillary Clinton win she is someone he has been able to work with.
Gov. Terry Branstad defended the Iowa State Fair Board’s gun carry ban during the Iowa State Fair on August 11-21 during his weekly press conference.
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Florida), chair of the DNC, spoke at the Des Moines Register Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday.
The Iowa Department of Education says it will stop granting automatic waivers to school districts seeking to start classes earlier in the summer.
Former First Lady of Iowa and Democrat Congressional Candidate, Christie Vilsack, spoke at The Des Moines Register’s Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair. It was mainly a biographical speech, but she also took time to provide a contrast between herself and Congressman Steve King whom she hopes to unseat in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District. The […]
Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) made a quick trip to Iowa after being named as Mitt Romney’s running mate on Saturday. He took part in something that has become a tradition at the Iowa State Fair – The Des Moines Register’s Soapbox. He was greeted by approximately 2000 (conservative guess) fair goers and a number of […]
Under The Golden Dome asks whether or not Governor Terry Branstad approved Iowa State Patrol protection for former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin while she was at the Iowa State Fair. I highly doubt it. The anonymous blogger cites a POLITICO article, you know a news source who likes to use anonymous sources. “Goldeneye” could have […]
1. Sarah Palin at the Iowa State Fair: Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin visited the Iowa State Fair yesterday. She had crowds following her as she saw the sights. I ran into her later in the day, as she was there all day since she did an interview for Hannity later that evening. She had […]
By Todd Razor Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced Thursday that his campaign plans to bypass this summer’s Iowa straw poll as the GOP looks to select its favorite contender in the 2012 election cycle. Skipping Ames and betting on New Hampshire, Romney will give up his share of pork, sweet corn and Midwest hospitality […]
Some miscellany for your Wednesday. CNN: 3 Columbian teens on Facebook hit list killed in the past 10 days The Des Moines Register: Police say it’s ‘very possible’ attacks near fairgrounds had racial overtones Wall Street Journal: China Traffic Jam Could Last Into September (I will never complain about traffic in Chicago/NW Indiana when visiting […]