NRCC picks 11 more 'Young Guns'
The National Republican Congressional Committee has named 11 more candidates to "Young Guns" status, the top designation in its three-level recruitment program.
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
Iowa Republican threatens independent run in key House race
Iowa state Sen. Brad Zaun is hinting at a run as an independent congressional candidate this fall, a move that could fatally damage Republican hopes of holding retiring Rep. Tom Latham's seat.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Another fight looms over Saturday mail delivery
Congressional efforts to revamp the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service have run into a longtime roadblock - Saturday mail delivery.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Iowa liberty movement activists chafing over Third District results
A host of factors that will keep the Hawkeye State hopping, from a hotly contested race for an open Senate seat to the constant flow of potential 2016 presidential contenders .
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Father of UCSB shooting victim joins Iowa moms to end gun violence
Richard Martinez, the father of a victims in the recent Santa Barbara shooting, will join the Iowa chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and other gun violence survivors on Tuesday, July 1. The chapter will deliver 3,684 postcards to Senator Grassley and 939 to Representative Latham at 10:30 a.m., and deliver 531 postcards to ... (more)
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Iowa GOP replaces state party chairman
The Iowa GOP central committee voted Saturday to fire the state party chairman and replace him with a fixture of the establishment.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
House Committee Requires USPS to Keep Saturday Mail Delivery
A key House committee has once again voted to block the U.S. Postal Service from eliminating Saturday delivery, attaching an amendment to a spending bill that would require the agency to deliver mail six days per week.
Senate Long Shots Find Success Down the Ballot
Giving up a run for office in the middle of a cycle may seem like admitting defeat, but for at least a couple of candidates this year, switching races may end up being the best political decision of their lives.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Bizarro World Of Iowa's GOP Convention
After a sweltering day of Republican head-scratching, the Iowa GOP chose its least popular candidate as a Congressional nominee.
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STORY OF FOUR GENERATIONS.. THEY SHARE A COMMON BOND..WITH SERVICE AND SACRIFICE TO THIS COUNTRY..
Sat Jun 21, 2014
GOP establishment choice wins Iowa's House contest
Candidates from left, Brad Zaun, Matt Schultz and David Young listen to opening remarks as the Republicans in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District meet to nominate a candidate to run to replace retiring Congressman Tom Lathamth on Saturday, June 21, 2014, in Urbandale, Iowa.
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GOP nominating in Iowa 3rd Congressional District
A storied outdoor amphitheater at the front door of the Rocky Mountains became a scene of violence when a man with a rifle fired at an SUV carrying rapper ScHoolboy Q after a concert, investigators said.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Iowa Republicans to pick US 3rd District nominee
Iowa Republicans are gathering Saturday to pick a candidate to run in November for the seat of retiring Rep. Tom Latham in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Campaign Overnight: Playing with House money
The National Republican Congressional Committee announced its first fall advertising reservations on Tuesday, plunking down $30 million in 26 districts the committee expects will be at the heart of the battle to pick up House seats this November.
Should Republicans Think the Unthinkable About Iowa's 4th District?
When everyone else on the planet - or at least in the nation's capital - becomes consumed with something like a Virginia primary upset or a Clinton book launch, I often turn to focus on an obscure campaign or candidate instead.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
House bans license plate readers: The road to toll collection threatens liberty
The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment barring any federal funds from being used to buy equipment or store data collected from license plate readers.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
Tuesday was not a good day for the Sunset Limited
All passenger rail advocates know Amtrak's Sunset Limited travels between New Orleans and Los Angeles three times a week in each direction.
Other Than That, Mr. Boehner, How Was the Dinner?
Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, was having dinner at a Capitol Hill Italian restaurant when the returns from Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary race came in showing the Virginia Republican had lost.
House votes to ban purchase of license-plate cameras with federal funds
Moving to protect privacy amidst increased public fear about government surveillance, the House of Representatives voted Tuesday to ban certain federal agencies from purchasing cameras that capture images of license plates.
Tue Jun 10, 2014
DEACE: The GOP establishment says no more a Iowa Nicea to Conservatives
If "scorched earth circular firing squad" were an Olympic event, the Republican Party establishment would win the gold medal every time.