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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 29, 2011 | No comments

Washington, D.C. – Priorities USA is up on the air in Iowa and other battleground states with ads attempting to rebut conservative attacks on President Obama’s economic record. Priorities USA Action has begun a multi-state advertising campaign to inform voters about ads sponsored by groups with ...

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: 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: 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 ...

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 | 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 ...

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