Shane Vander Hart explores four unanswered questions about the 2018 Iowa Gubernatorial Race with the primary question being what will Terry Branstad do?
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.
U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley join letter urging Secretaries Sylvia Burwell and Tom Vilsack to reject recommendations on meat consumption.
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.
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.
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.
Former Iowa Governor Chet Culver is keeping an eye on 2014. Is it possible that we’ll see a rematch with Governor Terry Branstad?
Michelle Obama’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of 2010 regulating school lunches has been implemented this year and has resulted in hungry kids.
Congressman Steve King (R-IA) in a statement released today highlighted that it is Democrats who are holding up the current bipartisan farm bill.
(AMES) – Former House Speaker and multimillionaire Nancy Pelosi and her lavishly overpaid union bosses for AFSCME and SEIU have joined their Super PACs together to attack Congressman Steve King (R-Kiron) for accepting scheduled pay adjustments even though King has consistently voted to freeze his own pay. According to Mallory Factor’s Shadow Bosses, Gerald McEntee, […]
We had a rebound! Well not the type of rebound that President Obama would probably like to see. The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits. CNBC reports: Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 34,000 to a seasonally adjusted 386,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The prior week’s figure was revised up […]
Approximately 365 people attended the Polk County Republican Summer Picnic at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA. They came out to hear from three presidential hopefuls – Texas Congressman Ron Paul, Texas Governor Rick Perry, and Michigan Congressman Thad McCotter. Congressman Paul was the first to speak and it was pretty much his […]
POLITICO has an interesting article up today about Senator John Thune (R-SD) and Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) being engaged in a backyard battle in Iowa. While other prospects for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination are already making forays into Iowa, Sen. John Thune has taken pains not to set foot in the first-in-the-nation state at […]
By Senator Paul McKinley – Iowa Senate Republican Leader Turning Iowa’s current stretch of high unemployment toward a more optimistic path with more jobs, economic growth and prosperity in all 99 counties will require Iowa to become more competitive. In this global economy, we are not just competing against our neighboring states – but with […]
I was wrong, and I am sorry. I should have done some more homework before posting. Andrew Breitbart posted a video that was heavily edited and portrayed her in a bad light. The NAACP posted the whole video and it I believe tells a different story: I’m obviously not the only one who misstepped though […]
Shirley Sherrod, Georgia Director of Rural Development publicly declared that she engaged in racial discrimination at the NAACP Freedom Fund dinner in Georgia. You can watch the video that BigGovernment.com posted below: A transcript of what Ms. Sherrod said: He had to come to me for help. What he didn’t know while he was taking […]