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Author: James Q. Lynch | July 7, 2011 | No comments

On the heels of President Obama’s Twitter news conference, TheTeaParty.net has announced plans for a Presidential Twitter debate July 20. The debate, which will moderated by political analyst and pollster Dick Morris, will feature 2012 Republican presidential nomination hopefuls Rep. Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, former Speaker Newt ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | July 6, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – Rick Santorum is impressed with the partnerships between Kirkwood Community College and the area business community to help supply a skilled workforce. “It’s obviously a dynamic place,” the 2012 Republican presidential hopeful said after meeting Kirkwood administrators and staff July 6 on the ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | July 5, 2011 | No comments

MARION – For conservatives, 2010 was a goal-line stand. By and large, Rick Santorum said, conservatives, with a majority of the U.S. House, have been successful in stopping the Barack Obama agenda from becoming reality. “But we haven’t moved off the one-yard line,” Santorum told a houseful ...

Author: Associated Press | June 27, 2011 | 1 comment

Where a Republican presidential candidate stands on civil unions might have a lot to say about where he or she ends up at the party's Iowa caucuses in February. The Iowa Poll says 58 percent of Iowa Republicans who are likely to attend ...

Author: Richard Pratt | June 9, 2011 | No comments

Six likely Republican presidential candidates are participating in a bus tour of Iowa that kicks off Monday. The three-week event is sponsored by the Iowa Tea Party and includes appearances by Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, former CEO Herman Cain, former House ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | May 13, 2011 | 1 comment

If he joins the race for the White House, Mike Huckabee would be formidable, according to former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who brought his campaign for the 2012 GOP nomination to Eastern Iowa Friday. “Clearly he would be a strong contender in Iowa,” Pawlenty said during ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | April 18, 2011 | No comments

Although a platoon of potential presidential nominees are testing the waters in Iowa and other early caucus and primary states, the White House’s current occupant, Democrat Barack Obama, is the only candidate who has taken the plunge into the 2012 presidential race. Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses are ...

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