Shane Vander Hart on The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast chats with Jeremy Davis, a Republican hoping to unseat Iowa State Treasurer Micheal Fitzgerald.
Iowa State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald suggests that the state of Iowa should borrow to close the FY17 deficit and to ensure the FY18 budget is met.
The Iowa State Treasurer’s debt report shows that over $15 billion is owed by state and local government that has to be paid back with taxpayers’ dollars.
Iowa State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald sent an flyer for College Savings Iowa with his picture and a quote from him six days before election day.
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) records an ad for Sam Clovis citing corruption in State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald’s office who admits it on KCWI 23’s Great Day.
Republican Party of Iowa leaders criticized Vice President Joe Biden for using his official office to pay for a partisan, campaign trip to Iowa.
Shane Vander Hart and Shawn Barr talk to independent gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Narcisse and Congressional candidate Mariannette Miller-Meeks.
Ernst leads Braley and Hieb edges out Branstad in a recent Caffeinated Thoughts reader survey of likely Iowa voters on different races and issues of concern in the state.
One of the major wins of the evening was former Governor Terry Branstad defeating incumbent Democrat Governor Chet Culver by almost eight points. The race did tighten, but Governor Culver had too much of a deficit to overcome and Republican turn-out as well as a major increase in early voting helped to seal the deal. […]
Oh yes, there were other races yesterday beyond the Gubernatorial race and Third Congressional District race. I went 3 out of 5 in the Iowa Republican Primary with my endorsements. First Matt Schultz won the GOP nomination to run against Michael Mauro our current Iowa Secretary of State. He won 47% of the vote (77,120). […]