The 2018 Iowa Gubernatorial Race – Three Questions

Shane Vander Hart explores four unanswered questions about the 2018 Iowa Gubernatorial Race with the primary question being what will Terry Branstad do?

Grassley, Ernst Urge USDA to Properly Deploy Resources to Fight Avian Flu

U.S. Senators Ernst and Grassley encouraged the USDA to ensure that resources have been properly deployed to Iowa to fight the HPAI, Avian Flu, outbreak.

Ernst and Grassley Object to Dietary Guidelines Recommendations

U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley join letter urging Secretaries Sylvia Burwell and Tom Vilsack to reject recommendations on meat consumption.

The Sinclair Report (Week 2)

State Senator Amy Sinclair (R-Allerton) provides a recap of the second week of the Iowa Senate during the 2015 session of the 86th Iowa General Assembly.

Tom Vilsack Will Not Run for Harkin’s Senate Seat

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat left open by Senator Tom Harkin’s retirement in 2014.

Tom Harkin’s Retirement Shifts Iowa’s 2014 Election Landscape

Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) announcing that he won’t run re-election has changed the stakes of the 2014 elections with the first open Senate seat in 30 years.

2014 Iowa Governor’s Race: A Chet Culver–Terry Branstad Rematch?

Former Iowa Governor Chet Culver is keeping an eye on 2014. Is it possible that we’ll see a rematch with Governor Terry Branstad?

The Overregulation of School Lunches

Michelle Obama’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of 2010 regulating school lunches has been implemented this year and has resulted in hungry kids.

Steve King: Democrats Oppose the Farm Bill

Congressman Steve King (R-IA) in a statement released today highlighted that it is Democrats who are holding up the current bipartisan farm bill.

Steve King Rebuts Pelosi and Union Bosses Dishonest Attacks

(AMES) – Former House Speaker and multimillionaire Nancy Pelosi and her lavishly…

Hope & Change Still Doesn’t Equal Jobs

We had a rebound!  Well not the type of rebound that President…

Rick Perry, Ron Paul and Thad McCotter Appeal to Polk County Republicans in Des Moines

Approximately 365 people attended the Polk County Republican Summer Picnic at the…

John Thune and Tim Pawlenty Engaged in A Backyard Battle in Iowa?

POLITICO has an interesting article up today about Senator John Thune (R-SD)…

Ranking Iowa’s Friendliness to Job Creators

By Senator Paul McKinley – Iowa Senate Republican Leader Turning Iowa’s current…

I’m Complicit in Taking Shirley Sherrod Out of Context

I was wrong, and I am sorry.  I should have done some…

Bigotry on Display at NAACP Event by USDA Georgia Rural Development Director, Shirley Sherrod

Shirley Sherrod, Georgia Director of Rural Development publicly declared that she engaged…