The former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina comes across as the “anti-Hillary” who could be a difficult candidate for Clinton to run against.
The media seems to love exclusively asking Republican candidates questions that are stupid and irrelevant to their race. They need to refuse to answer them.
Shane Vander Hart offers five observations the Des Moines Register’s Top 50 Republicans list for the 2016 Iowa Caucus complied by Jennifer Jacobs.
If you just heard from establishment Republicans you’d hear how everybody loves former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, that he’s shaking things up with his announcement that he is “seriously exploring” a presidential campaign and he’s a frontrunner. I was quite amused with the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier’s coverage of his announcement. “This is news,” said Gov. […]
America Rising PAC has tracked Congressman Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) all over the state as he campaigns for Iowa’s U.S. Senate seat. At an Independence Day parade in Iowa Falls, IA it sounds as if a voter is telling Braley that she’s a farmer. He then says “so am I.” They provided a transcript: WOMAN: “We’re […]
Caffeinated Thoughts learned early last week through multiple sources that the new leadership has been locked out of the party’s social media accounts, email lists, voter rolls email accounts, donor lists and even online access to the bank account. Outgoing chair Danny Carroll provided a spreadsheet of usernames and passwords to incoming chair Jeff Kaufmann […]
The Des Moines Register editorial board interviewed Republican U.S. Senate hopeful, Mark Jacobs, today. Apparently when discussion foreign policy he made a gaffe and Jennifer Jacobs of The Des Moines Register reported “Iowa U.S. Senate hopeful Mark Jacobs mixes up Iraq, Iran.” Mark Jacobs was asked by one of the editorial writers about how he […]
If Congressman Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) really meant what he said about Senator Chuck Grassley should we really call it a gaffe?
The National Republican Senatorial Committee released an online video showing Congressman Bruce Braley being confronted by Iowans.
Matt Schultz’ name recognition is irrelevant to the voter ID debate, but his push for a voter ID is met with approval by those who do know him.
This week’s edition of five things I wanted to point out, but was too lazy to turn into individual posts: 1. A Post-Mortem of Michele Bachmann’s campaign. Jennifer Jacobs of The Des Moines Register sheds some light on problems within the campaign, things that some of on the ground outside the campaign sensed even if […]
Two conflicting reports on the status of HF 153 authored by State Representative Kim Pearson (R-Pleasant Hill). It passed out of its subcommittee, but hasn’t moved out of the House Human Resources Committee. Jennifer Jacobs at The Des Moines Register declared it dead since it didn’t make it out during funnel week. However, Pearson and […]