Clive, IA – Over 80 supporters stopped by Auto Jet Muffler after lunch hear State Senator Brad Zaun (R-Urbandale) announce that he was running for Congress in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District race. Zaun who was expected to enter the race after Congressman Tom Latham announced his retirement. Zaun joins Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz, […]
Former State Senator Staci Appel receives support from pro-abortion Emily’s List in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District race. Her voting record fits.
John Boehner and Paul Ryan supported and Steve King, Tom Latham and Chuck Grassley opposed a fiscal cliff deal that raised taxes without cutting spending.
Tom Latham’s legislation that would subject arbitrary cuts to Air Force aircraft in the NDAA conference report to an independent cost-benefit analysis.
Looking at the 2012 election results in Iowa it is evident that Iowa is very much a divided state – geographically and ideologically.
Shane Vander Hart makes his endorsements for Iowa’s Congressional, State House and State Senate races.
Congressman Tom Latham in a recent interview with Caffeinated Thoughts editor, Shane Vander Hart, said if reelected his first priorty would be to address jobs, the economy and our national debt.
Regardless of how Congressman Leonard Boswell votes on the “No More Solyndras Act” he can’t run from his record of voting for reckless spending.
Des Moines, IA – A very fresh face stars in Tom Latham’s second ad in his race for Iowa’s new Third Congressional District. Kathy and Tom Latham’s fifth grandchild, Carson, takes center stage as a representative of the generations of children and grandchildren that are being saddled with the debt, doubt and despair created by […]
Congressmen Leonard Boswell (D-IA) and Tom Latham (R-IA) were both featured speakers at the Iowa Energy Forum luncheon held at HyVee Hall in Des Moines, IA today. They are also opponents in the upcoming Iowa 3rd Congressional District election so it was a good opportunity to hear from both men regarding their energy policy. Congressman […]
Yes I’m disappointed in the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Patient Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and yes I am surprised that Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal figures on the Court. I’m not up on the ledge and you shouldn’t either. If you are it’s time to step away. God is […]
By Jennifer Crull Every month many Americans have to review their income and figure out how to pay the bills. Most of us know that you can’t spend more than you have, but this concept has yet to be understood by many Members of the United States Congress. National Taxpayers Union (NTU) has released the […]
DES MOINES, IA – The Latham for Congress campaign announced that it has launched its third ad of the 2012 election cycle. The ad is a direct response to the nearly $400,000 in negative attack ads against Tom Latham being run on behalf of long-time Congressman Leonard Boswell, by a Washington based super PAC, and […]
I plan on making this a weekly feature of interesting news of events around Iowa and insightful commentary that I thought was worth a link. This certainly isn’t exhaustive, nor does a link or mention here necessarily mean an endorsement or agreement with the article or blog post. Danny Homan, the President of AFSCME Iowa […]
I sat down with Congressman Tom Latham (R-IA) at Smokey Row Coffee this morning to discuss why he’s running for office again in a new district (currently serves the Iowa 4th Congressional District), the impact the Tea Party movement has made, his worldview, the proper role of government, balancing the budget and more.
It’s been pretty rare to see Iowa’s Congressional delegation vote the same way on a bill. Today all five voted against the debt limit deal struck by Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and President Barack Obama, albeit for different reasons. It passed the House […]