The Iowa GOP’s Clumsy Statement In Response to King’s Abortion Comments

Shane Vander Hart: The Republican Party of Iowa needed a precise response to Congressman Steve King’s hyperbole related to abortion exceptions for rape and incest.

Axne Should Not Be Criticized for Not Politicizing a Tragedy

Shane Vander Hart: I am disappointed by the Republican Party of Iowa’s decision to turn a triple murder in Des Moines into a cudgel to attack Cindy Axne.

Report: Trump Asked Iowa GOP Chair to Disavow Iowa Caucus Results (Updated)

The New York Times reports Tim Alberta writes in his new book that Donald Trump asked Iowa GOP Chair Jeff Kaufmann to disavow the 2016 Iowa Caucus results.

Iowa GOP, It May Be Too Early For This Criticism

Shane Vander Hart: The Iowa GOP criticizing Democratic U.S. Senate candidates of not holding public town halls one year out from the primary is premature.

Iowa GOP Has Greater Turnout in 2018, Democrats See Larger Gains

Iowa Republican voters had better turnout in 2018 than Iowa’s Democrats, but Democrats saw the larger increase in voter participation compared to 2014.

Why Attack the State Auditor Before He Has Done Anything?

Shane Vander Hart: The Republican Party of Iowa unfairly attacked our new State Auditor, Rob Sand, before he even had a chance to do the job.

Democrats Outnumber Republicans in Iowa 3rd Congressional District

Democrats outnumber Republicans in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District for the first time since redistricting in 2012 with 475 more voters than the GOP.

Does Fred Hubbell Support Iowa Democratic Party’s Platform on Israel?

Governor Kim Reynolds supports Iowa’s anti-BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) of Israel law, does Fred Hubbell? Or does he support the IDP platform?

(Video) Tim Scott at Iowa GOP Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) was the keynote speaker at the 2018 Iowa GOP Lincoln-Reagan Dinner held in Des Moines on Friday night. 

Iowa Ethics Board Reprimands Jim Mowrer for Illegal PAC Donation

The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board reprimanded Jim Mowrer for illegally maintaining a PAC and donating $1500 to his Secretary of State Campaign.

Iowa Democrats Cut the Voter Registration Deficit

Iowa Democrats cut into Iowa Republicans voter registration advantage by over 45 percent in June almost erasing it in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.

Kim Reynolds Says The Marriage Issue Is Settled

Shane Vander Hart: The same-sex marriage question placed Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds in a no-win, irrelevant situation as she can do next to nothing on this issue.

Naig Wins Iowa GOP Primary for Ag Secretary, May Not Avoid Convention

Mike Naig wins the Republican primary for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, but the nomination will likely have to be decided in a special nominating convention. See results from all contested Iowa Republican primary races.

One Aspect of Fred Hubbell’s Record Republicans Have Been Silent About

Shane Vander Hart: The Republican Party of Iowa has called Fred Hubbell an elitist, they have questioned his position on tax cuts, but have been silent about the fact he was the chairman of Iowa’s largest abortion provider.

Four County Republican Parties Give to Candidates in Contested Primaries

The Adams County, Greene County, Jones County, and Palo Alto County Republican Central Committees in Iowa donated to state-level candidates who have contested primaries.

Jim Mowrer’s Illegal Endorsement of Himself

Shane Vander Hart: The Majority Rules PAC, of which Jim Mowrer apparently is still the treasurer of, endorsed his candidacy for Iowa Secretary of State. So essentially he endorsed himself. This is sad, pathetic, and a violation of Iowa law.