U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) discusses the meeting he with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence about the Supreme Court vacancy.
Robert Romano: U.S Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have one job to do on Obama’s SCOTUS nominee – nothing.
There is a group of establishment Republicans who are preparing for a floor flight via a brokered convention should Donald Trump win the nomination.
On Tuesday U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) introduced S.1881 legislation intended to protect women’s health and defund Planned Parenthood.
Pro-life U.S. Senators should have sided with U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) who sought a roll call vote on defunding Planned Parenthood.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) joined U.S. Senators Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Mark Warner (D-VA) to discuss the need for Trade Promotion Authority.
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) Ernst urged Democrats to end the political theatrics citing opposition to Hyde Amendment and move forward with the bill.
FreedomWorks PAC has switched their endorsement from Shane Osborn to Ben Sasse in Nebraksa’s U.S. Senate Race due to Osborn’s establishment ties.
The Supreme Court of the United States decided 5-4 to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The lynchpin of their decision surrounding the individual mandate which was the most likely aspect to be overturned is that while Congress doesn’t have the authority to make people purchase health insurance under the commerce clause, but […]
Addressing AIPAC during a Monday evening Gala celebration, Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) proposed a bold new policy concerning Iran. “If Iran at anytime begins to enrich uranium to weapons grade or goes forward with a nuclear weapons program then the United States will use overwhelming military force to end that program.” The statement represents a […]
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 […]
House Republicans followed through on a campaign pledge today. House Resolution 2, the “Repealing the Job Killing Health Care Law Act” passed through the House 245 to 189 (which, by the way, is a larger margin than passed it in the House). All of the Republican caucus and three Democrats: Representatives Dan Boren (D-OK), Mike […]
This is hardly a surprise, but President Barack Obama is now talking bipartisanship. From The Hill: President Obama, returning to Washington from his Christmas vacation in Hawaii, urged House and Senate GOP leaders to put partisan politics aside in the name of working to boost the economy. The president said onboard Air Force One he […]
I missed the Associated Press article by Stephen Ohlemacher yesterday until I was in Hy-Vee Gas today and saw the front page of the print edition of The Des Moines Register. My jaw about dropped. The picture of the front page below is courtesy of Newseum. The headline that the Register gave this article practically […]
Washington D.C.- Congressman Steve King (R-IA) released the following statement after voting against an $850 billion tax and spend deal brokered by President Obama and Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell in the last days of the Lame-Duck Pelosi Congress. “On November 2nd, the American people rejected back room deals and Christmas tree bills designed […]
Yuval Levin in The Weekly Standard wrote an article entitled “Repeal.” In the article he explains why and how Obamacare must be undone. He said the repeal of Obamacare “is essential to any meaningful effort to bring down health care costs, provide greater stability and security of coverage to more Americans, and address our entitlement […]