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Author: James Q. Lynch | August 4, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – After a month of highly partisan bickering between President Obama and congressional leaders that led to a debt ceiling deal that no one liked, Rep. Thaddeus McCotter is willing to defend the idea there is civility in Washington. McCotter, a Michigan congressman who ...

Author: The Gazette Staff | August 4, 2011 | No comments

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann returns to Iowa on Friday, August 5 to rally Hawkeye State voters before the 2011 Iowa Straw Poll. Friday, August 5, 2011 "Join Me in Ames in 8 Days!" Sign Up Event 12:15 pm CT Pizza Ranch 1500 W 18th St. S Newton, Iowa Dexter Backyard Chat Note: This ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | August 3, 2011 | No comments

A Republican group that supports legal same-sex marriages in Iowa has decried a “Values Voters Bus Tour” of Iowa in the week leading up to the Iowa GOP Straw Poll in Ames Aug. 13. At least two candidates for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination -- Tim ...

Author: The Gazette Staff | August 3, 2011 | No comments

Republican presidential candidate Gov. Tim Pawlenty will stop in Eastern Iowa Aug. 5 as part of his eight-day “Road to Results” tour across Iowa ending at the Iowa GOP Straw Poll Aug. 13 In Ames. His tour will cover 1,366 miles through 26 cities in 21 ...

Author: The Gazette Staff | August 3, 2011 | No comments

“CainCast,” a weekly Internet radio show offering an inside look at Herman Cain's presidential campaign, will premiere at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7 from Sioux City. “CainCast” will be hosted by Friends of Herman Cain Communications Director Ellen Carmichael and Director of New Media Michael Johnson. The ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | August 3, 2011 | No comments

The Ron Paul 2012 presidential campaign has announced the formation of three groups of Iowans supporting the Texas congressman’s bid for the GOP nomination. Iowa Rep. Jason Schultz, R-Schleswig, is a member of the national Farmers for Paul Advisory Board. “As a farmer, I have seen the ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | August 3, 2011 | No comments

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has rescheduled his Iowa tour on behalf of his father, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, who is seeking the Republican nomination for president. The candidate and the senator will make a two-day, five-stop campaign tour in Iowa Aug. 9 and 10.  At the ...

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

  Two weeks before the Iowa GOP Straw Poll -- a non-binding popularity contest for 2012 Republican presidential hopefuls -- many of the party’s activists have yet to commit to any candidate. For some, it’s a dilemma of too many good choices. “We have a lot of good ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | July 28, 2011 | No comments

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s Iowa tea party tour has been cancelled because he will be in Washington for the continuing debt ceiling negotiations and likely votes over the weekend. “Naturally we understand that Sen. Paul is required to be in Washington for a critically important vote ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | July 28, 2011 | No comments

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich will campaign in Iowa this weekend participating in the Nordic Fest parade in Decorah and attend the Mitchell County Fair July 30. His schedule: 8:15 a.m. - Attend the Nordic Fest pancake breakfast taking place at the Fire Department located at 400 ...