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

Republican Sen. Rand Paul will visit Iowa July 29 and 30 to encourage Iowans to support limited government principles and fiscal responsibility, the Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign has announced. “Rand Paul's message strikes a strong chord with the Tea Party here in Iowa,” said Drew ...

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

Iowa Republican operative Craig Schoenfeld has been named executive director of Americans for Rick Perry’s Iowa organization. The group is encouraging the Texas governor to seek the 2012 GOP presidential nomination. Schoenfeld was until recently executive director of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich’s Iowa campaign. Schoenfeld, ...

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

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, whose bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination recently was endorsed by several Iowa legislators, will be back in the state campaigning July 6-7. Pawlenty will be in Cedar Rapids at 12:30 p.m. July 8 at the The Ar-Jay Center, 5515 ...

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

Republican presidential hopeful  Herman Cain today announced his team in Iowa, as well as details for the grand opening of his campaign’s Iowa headquarters. His new staff members are: Larry Tuel, state director; Lisa Lockwood, Zach Dalluge and Steven Hensler, field staff. The announcement follows the departure ...

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: James Q. Lynch | June 17, 2011 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS – It’s up to Iowa. “The people of Iowa have changed our politics,” Jeff Bell, who advocates for a return to the gold standard, told a Tea Party crowd June 17. “Iowa helps to shape the national debate not only because you are the ...

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 ...

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