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Author: James Q. Lynch | June 27, 2011 | No comments

  DES MOINES – The revolution is “is alive and well and growing,” especially in Iowa, where U.S. Rep. Ron Paul hopes to send a message. The Iowa GOP Straw Poll in Ames Aug. 13 will be that platform for that message, the Texas congressman told about ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | June 21, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES – Rick Santorum is not surprised he hasn’t been anointed him “The Guy” in the field of 2012 Republican hopefuls. However, on his 19th visit to Iowa, the former Pennsylvania senator said the more often he comes back and Iowans have an opportunity see ...

Author: Richard Pratt | June 17, 2011 | No comments

Twelve-term Republican Congressman and 2012 Presidential candiate Ron Paul will host two special events in western Iowa June 21st as he outlines his vision to restore America. The event in Council Bluffs will begin at 9:30am  June 21 in the Lewis and Clark Room at ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | June 7, 2011 | 1 comment

A day after officially entering the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Rick Santorum waded into a controversy that threatens to further delay the Iowa Legislature’s adjournment. Prior to a meeting with Iowa Right to Life, Santorum offered his support for legislation being considered by the ...

Author: Richard Pratt | June 7, 2011 | No comments

Republican presidential hopeful U.S. Rep. Ron Paul has received the endorsement of a second Iowa House freshman. Rep. Kim Pearson, R- Pleasant Hill, said June 7 she’s backing the Texas congressman for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination. Pearson, a retired attorney and home educator, called Paul “principled ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | June 1, 2011 | No comments

He didn’t get the answer he wanted, but Iowa Republican Bruce Rastetter says his attempt to convince New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to run for president wasn’t a wasted effort. Not only is Christie planning to participate in an education summit in Iowa next month, but ...

Author: Rod Boshart | May 23, 2011 | No comments

  DES MOINES – Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty officially opened his 2012 GOP presidential bid Monday by taking aim at Democratic rival Barack Obama and his policies, promising to tell Americans the truth about tough challenges they must face and offering change that will mean ...

Author: Associated Press | April 19, 2011 | No comments

Out with Sarah. In with The Donald. President Barack Obama has launched his re-election bid in a low-key manner, but the Republican Party's search for a challenger seems stranger by the day. GOP celebrities like Sarah Palin aren't getting much buzz. Mainstream candidates ...

Author: Associated Press | March 6, 2011 | 5 comments

Most Americans haven't heard of Herman Cain, the former head of a chain of pizza restaurants who is considering seeking the Republican presidential nomination. But in Iowa, home to the nation's first presidential caucuses, Cain has caught the attention of conservative activists ...

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