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Iowa's First Female Governor

Wed, May 24, 2017 @ 12:00 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kim Reynolds was sworn in as Iowa's governor on Wednesday, becoming the state's first woman to hold the job after taking over for longtime Gov. Terry Branstad the same day he was sworn in as the U.S. ambassador to China. ... read


Trump Gets China to Act on North Korea After Three Presidents Failed

Mon, May 1, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Since taking office 102 days ago, Donald Trump has taken heat from the left about his rhetoric concerning his foes on the Hill, on Twitter, and those who stand in the way of his domestic policy agenda. Critics have claimed that his remarks have not... read


Justice Resignation Within the Year

Thu, April 20, 2017 @ 12:00 am
MUSCATINE — During a visit to Muscatine Tuesday morning, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said he expects a Supreme Court Justice resignation within the year. "I would expect a resignation this su... read


5th Annual Robert D. Ray Golf Outing

Tue, April 11, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Republican Party of Polk County invites you and your friends to join us at the 5th Annual - Robert D. Ray Golf Outing, being held on Monday, June 19th at Willow Creek Golf Course. This event is designed so that even the non-golfer can join in for a... read


FACT Updates Polk County Republican Women

Fri, April 7, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Kendra Mills-Arnold, General Counsel for Foundation For Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) will share the work of Matt Whitaker, Executive Director of FACT in Washington, D.C. and partner at Whitaker Hagenow & Gustoff LLP. Polk County Republi... read


Iowa House Passes Late-Term Abortion After 20 Weeks

Thu, April 6, 2017 @ 12:00 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature moved a step closer Wednesday to approving a stringent abortion bill that would outlaw the practice in most cases after 20 weeks of pregnancy with no exceptions for rape, incest or fatal fetal anomalies.... read


Promise made, promise kept.

Thu, April 6, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Illegal immigration across the southwest border is down more than 60 percent so far under President Trump, officials revealed Tuesday, even before the first new agent is hired or the first mile of his promised border wall is constructed. Mr. Trump... read


Polk County Republicans Elect New Officers

Wed, November 23, 2016 @ 12:00 am
DES MOINES, IA–Tuesday, November 22, 2016. The Republican Party of Polk County Central Committee tonight elected new officers to lead the party for the next two years. The new Chairman is Pat Bertroche, and the new Co-Chairman is Claudia Vasquez... read


Donald Trump Elected President In Historic Upset

Wed, November 9, 2016 @ 12:00 am
Republicans in Polk County want to congratulate Donald Trump and Mike Pence for winning the election for President and Vice-president of the United States! President-elect Trump will be a force for substantive change in our government, and we look... read


Deepest Sympathy to the Congressman Latham

Wed, February 19, 2014 @ 12:00 am
The Republican Party of Polk County extends their condolences to the family of Congressman Tom & Kathy Latham on the passing of Congressman Latham's mother Evelyn. Our thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time. read


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