Tom Harkin: Don’t Care If Joni Ernst Is Attractive or Really Nice

Retiring U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) comment about Republican Joni Ernst’s looks is not the story Bruce Braley wants or needs before election day.

Chuck Grassley Leads Effort to Defund Common Core in U.S. Senate

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is leading an effort to defund the Common Core State Standards at the federal level and asking his colleagues to join him.

Response to Tom Harkin’s Praise of Cuba

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (R-Iowa) returned from a trip to Cuba and…

Sam Clovis: Now Is The Time

Sam Clovis, candidate for the U.S. Senate, hit the ground running today…

Sam Clovis: Obama Might Have a Pen, But Does He Have a Constitution?

Sioux City, IA – Sam Clovis, Republican candidate for the United States…

2013: Iowa Politics in Review

Shane Vander Hart reviews Iowa political and cultural news from 2013.

Democrats Have Amnesia About Using the Nuclear Option Ending Filibusters

U.S. Senate Democrats just voted 52 to 48 to use the nuclear option ending filibusters of nominations; forgetting why they were against such a move in 2005.

Sam Clovis Reaches 300 County Co-Captains for U.S. Senate Campaign

Sam Clovis reaches 300 county co-captains for his U.S. Senate campaign with the release of the names of 100 more activists.

Sam Clovis Continues to Build Grassroots Strength

Sam Clovis, Republican candidate for Iowa’s open U.S. Senate Seat, announces 100 more County Co-Captains have joined his campaign.

Congressional Candidate Rod Blum Blasts Common Core

Rod Blum says the Common Core Standards were poorly designed and testing students at a national, one-size fits all manner can’t produce reliable results.

Matt Whitaker Announces Intentions to Run for U.S. Senate

Former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker announced his intentions to run for U.S. Senate today on WHO Radio.

No Senate Run for Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds

Cross off one more potential name on a list of Republicans who could run for Sen. Tom Harkin’s (D-Iowa) seat. Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds takes a pass.

Facebook Chooses Iowa for Next Data Center Location

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announced that Facebook chose Altoona as the location for their next data center location that will create hundreds of jobs.