(Des Moines, IA) State Senator Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) won the Iowa GOP U.S. Senate primary last night in convincing fashion. With all precincts reporting Ernst won 56.1% of the vote out performing all polling to date. Sam Clovis, radio talk show host and college professor from Hinton, also outperformed polling and came in a […]
I wanted to write some brief thoughts on last night’s Iowa GOP U.S. Senate Primary Debate hosted by KCCI. First I thought this went better than their Iowa 3rd Congressional District GOP Primary debate. Perhaps the addition of Stacey Horst to co-moderate the debate along with Kevin Cooney helped. The last half hour wasn’t nearly […]
1. What’s the most rewarding job you’ve held? Scott Schaben: “That depends on how you define rewarding. Monetarily I made more doing my last job than anything else. But rewarding in the sense of increasing knowledge for the way things are in the world or maturity wise? Then it was when I was in the Navy. […]
A Loras College Poll released today shows that State Senator Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) is the clear frontrunner in the Iowa GOP U.S. Senate Primary leading 2nd place Mark Jacobs by 12 points. In the previous poll completed by Loras College Ernst and Jacobs were tied. “State Senator Ernst has captured momentum in this race […]
The results are in from the online straw poll that was open from April 25 through April 28. The poll was the most extensive we have done, and while this is not a scientific poll, I find the outcome to be pretty interesting. We gathered responses from 635 Iowa Republicans who say they are likely […]
Final brief thoughts… nobody did poorly. Schaben had some sketchy answers, but re. entitlements sounded strong. Jacobs dodged some questions, but answered others well. Whitaker and Ernst had a solid debate. If I were to declare a winner I’d have to say Sam Clovis. He gave solid answers, provided good push back on some questions […]
(Des Moines, IA) Absence does not make the heart grow fonder at least not when it comes to grassroots politics. Those missing from the debate overshadowed the Grand View University College Republicans U.S. Senate debate last night at the Krumm Business Center at Grand View University. Sam Clovis answering the first question said, “you have […]
Suffolk University released a new poll yesterday that shows that State Senator Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) now leads the Republican field in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race. The poll taken April 3rd through April 8th surveyed 253 likely Republican voters (out of a general election pool of 800) with a margin of error of +/- 3.5%. […]
(Waukee, IA) Former Arkansas Governor and 2008 Iowa Caucus winner Mike Huckabee spoke to approximately 450 social conservative activists at Point of Grace Church Tuesday night. He keynoted the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Spring Kickoff event that also featured remarks from fifteen candidates. Steve Scheffler, President of Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition and Iowa’s […]
All of the Iowa Senate and five Iowa 3rd Congressional Republican candidates have confirmed attendance at IFFC’s Spring Kickoff with Mike Huckabee.
Three U.S. Senate, four Congressional, and three Iowa Legislative candidates addressed the members on the Polk County GOP Central Committee on 3/25/14.
(Des Moines, IA) Approximately 800 Iowa homeschoolers descended upon Des Moines and the State Capitol yesterday for the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators’ annual Homeschool Day at the Hill. The day began at the State Capitol building with lobbying efforts, as well as, brief remarks by Brenna Findley, former homeschooler and now legal advisor […]
Governor Terry Branstad (R-Iowa) stressed the importance of party unity for nominees at the 2014 Iowa GOP Legislative Breakfast in Des Moines.
A new Iowa U.S. Senate Poll released by the Conservative Intelligence Briefing suggests a closer general election race between Republicans and Bruce Braley.
Bob Vander Plaats of The FAMiLY Leader would lead the crowded Republican field in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race according to a poll of 400 likely primary voters.
The Ida County, Cherokee County and Sac County Republicans are cohosting a U.S. Senate Forum on Monday, November 18th at 7:00p until 8:00p in Ida Grove, IA.