Episode 29: Expanding School Choice in Iowa

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses a bill in the Iowa House that would expand school choice in Iowa with Trish Wilger of Iowa Advocates for Choice in Education and Mark Jacobs of Reaching Higher Iowa.

Joni Ernst Wins Iowa GOP U.S. Senate Primary

(Des Moines, IA) State Senator Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) won the Iowa…

Iowa U.S. Senate Candidate Profile: Q&A with Mark Jacobs

1. What’s the most rewarding job you’ve held? Mark Jacobs: “Husband and father.…

Loras College Poll: Joni Ernst Clear Frontrunner in Iowa GOP U.S. Senate Primary

A Loras College Poll released today shows that State Senator Joni Ernst…

Iowa U.S. Senate Candidates Receive Dueling Ag Endorsements

The frontrunners in Iowa’s U.S. Senate Republican primary race received dueling endorsements…

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 5-3-14

Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk to Congressman Steve King (R-IA) about immigration, Ukraine, and Obamacare. Plus Benghazi, Donald Sterling and more..

Mark Jacobs’ Common Core Confusion

There is a discrepancy between what Mark Jacobs says about Common Core on the campaign trail and what he advocated for before Iowa’s U.S. Senate Race.

Branstad, Clovis, and Cramer Win Caffeinated Thoughts Iowa GOP Primary Straw Poll

The results are in from the online straw poll that was open…

Mark Jacobs: U.S. Senators Don’t Make That Much Money

Mark Jacobs told MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt that he didn’t think U.S. Senators…

The FAMiLY LEADER Holds Its U.S. Senate Family Forum

The Family Leader held its U.S. Senate Family Forum last night at…

Iowa U.S. Republican Senate Debate Liveblog

Final brief thoughts… nobody did poorly.  Schaben had some sketchy answers, but…

Was Mark Jacobs’ Gaffe on Iraq & Iran Headline Material?

The Des Moines Register editorial board interviewed Republican U.S. Senate hopeful, Mark…

Joni Ernst Leads Iowa’s U.S. Senate Race GOP Field in Total Dollars Raised

The numbers are in, and mother, soldier and proven full-spectrum conservative, Joni…