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Polk County Candidate Workshop

Wed, August 21, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
On Saturday, September 7, 2013, the Polk County Republican Party is holding a candidate workshop for all state and local elected officials, candidates and campaign managers. The event will be held at Comfort Suites at Living History Farms, 11167... read


Liberal Mag Inadvertently Proves Conservatives Right on Minimum Rage While

Sun, August 11, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
Liberal mag The Nation accidentally proved conservatives right when they were forced to face their own hypocrisy on hiring practices by Walmart. Leftist news organizations have helped boost Obama's efforts to shore up his failures in creating jobs... read


State Fair Parade

Tue, August 6, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
The volunteers for Polk County Republicans turned out in force last night to walk with Governor Branstad and support the U.S. Senate Candidates and Auditor Mary Mosiman. Senators Brad Zaun and Jake Chapman joined us as we marched down Grand Avenue... read


Polk Voters to Decide on $81 M Court Revamp

Wed, July 31, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
Polk County voters will get to decide on Nov. 5 whether they're willing to boost property taxes to pay for $81 million worth of improvements to the county court system. Supervisors agreed this morning to put the long-discussed proposal on a ballot... read


Carney Identifies Which Scandals Obama Thinks are Phony: Benghazi and IRS

Wed, July 31, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
MARK KNOLLER, CBS NEWS: Jay, in his speech again yesterday, President Obama mentioned the phony scandals that are part of an endless parade of distractions. Can you tell us what phony scandals he's talking about? JAY CARNEY: I think we all remembe... read


Flags to fly at Half-Staff to Honor Bud Day

Wed, July 31, 2013 @ 12:00 am
Gov. Terry Branstad on Tuesday ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff Thursday in honor of Sioux City native Col. George "Bud" Day, who died Saturday. Details of a Sioux City memorial also were released. Day's wife, Doris, who also grew ... read


Clive Council Won't Revisit Red-Light Cameras

Wed, July 31, 2013 @ 12:00 am
A proposal to turn Clive's red-light cameras back on has been struck from tonight's Clive City Council meeting agenda. City officials distributed a revised agenda Wednesday afternoon showing a "conditional motion to operate red light camera system... read


Bill Northery's Big Announcement at BBQ Bash

Mon, July 22, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey held his 7th Annual BBQ Bash over the weekend. It was a well-attended, fun event that was also newsworthy, as Northey announced his plans to run for reelection in 2014. The setting and atmosphere: The Wa... read


Governor Branstad on RAGBRAI

Mon, July 22, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
Governor Branstad enjoyed RAGBRAI from Perry to Des Moines on Tuesday. RAGBRAI is a great way to promote Iowa and tourism in the state along with meeting the wonderful people who come here to ride. The Governor has participated in RAGBRAI numerous... read


Home Rule Works - Clive Rejects Red Light Cameras

Sun, July 21, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
Decisions about red-light camera enforcement programs should be left to local officials, said a West Des Moines Republican lawmaker Monday. Rep. Peter Cownie said he didn't expect the Clive City Council's rejection of a contract with its red-light... read


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