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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 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 13, 2011 | No comments

Monday’s Republican presidential debate in Manchester, N.H., which will be hosted by CNN, WMUR-TV and the New Hampshire Union Leader, will air nationally on CNN beginning at 7 p.m. Central. Seven candidates will be onstage: Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, ...

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: 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 ...

Author: Associated Press | March 6, 2011 | 4 comments

BARTLETT, N.H. (AP) — This time, Mitt Romney has a clear pitch: I'm the strongest Republican to challenge President Barack Obama on the country's single biggest issue — the economy. "He created a deeper recession, and delayed the recovery," Romney said Saturday, ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 5, 2011 | No comments

The Republican Women of Black Hawk County are already getting geared up.

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