Shane Vander Hart: To listen to the Iowa press and Democrats you would think the Iowa Legislature passed the mother lode for Iowa conservatives. Hardly.
Jim Mowrer as well as his spokesman, claim that Steve King voted for “health care for life.” PolitiFact labels their claim a “Pants on Fire” lie.
The first U.S. Senate debate between State Senator Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) and Congressman Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) highlighted numerous policy differences.
Final brief thoughts… nobody did poorly. Schaben had some sketchy answers, but re. entitlements sounded strong. Jacobs dodged some questions, but answered others well. Whitaker and Ernst had a solid debate. If I were to declare a winner I’d have to say Sam Clovis. He gave solid answers, provided good push back on some questions […]
Americans for Prosperity-Iowa will host the 1st Iowa GOP Senate Debate on October 23 at 7:00p on the campus of Drake University.
Well there were rumors flying around that Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was going to announce her 2012 intentions at the Polk County GOP’s Robb Kelley Victory Dinner tomorrow (or at least somewhere in Iowa) where she is keynoting. Kathie Obradovich reports that Congresswoman Bachmann in a phone interview said not so, she’s sticking to her original […]
The Des Moines Register and Iowa Public Television are hosting the third and final debate before the June 8th primary. All three Republican candidates will be participating – former Governor Terry Branstad, State Representative Rod Roberts, and Bob Vander Plaats. Among the questioners will be Kathie Obradovich of The Des Moines Register, O. Kay Henderson […]
The Des Moines Register released the Iowa Poll’s results on gay marriage on Monday. The headline read “Iowa Poll: Iowans evenly divided on gay marriage ban.” Iowans are almost evenly divided about whether they would vote for or against a constitutional amendment to end marriage for same-sex couples, according to The Des Moines Register’s new […]