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Canceled Due to Weather - Central Committee meeting February 26, 2013

Mon, February 25, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
CENTRAL COMMITTEE CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER. Rescheduled meeting will be announced. read


Central Committee meeting February 26, 2013

Tue, February 19, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
The Polk County Central Committee will meet February 26th at the Holiday Inn Mercy Campus (1050 6th Ave, Des Moines). OFFICER ELECTIONS WILL BE HELD FEBRUARY 26th. Central Committee members will elect a Chairman, Co-Chairman, Treasurer, and Sec... read


County GOP Chairs Revolt Against Republican Party of Iowa Leadership (VIDEO

Mon, February 11, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
FORT DODGE - A special election to fill a vacant seat on the GOP's State Central Committee quickly turned into a contentious revolt on Tuesday. The meeting was taken over by member... read


Homeland Security Buys 21.6 Million Rounds of Ammunition

Wed, February 6, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
The Department of Homeland Security is set to purchase a further 21.6 million rounds of ammunition to add to the 1.6 billion bullets it has already obtained over the course of the last 10 months alone, figures which have stoked concerns that the... read


Branstad talks Education and Gas Tax to Iowans

Wed, February 6, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has always believed the best way to govern is to take your message directly to the people. That is the best way to make sure it is delivered without a filter. It also gives him a chance to listen to the concerns of the... read


Competency based education sees success in Muscatine

Mon, January 28, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
Students and teachers alike raved about an experimental approach to classroom learning during a meeting of the House Education Committee on Monday. In the scaled-back education reform package passed by the Iowa Legislature last year, lawmakers sou... read


Jim Carley Questions The Tomorrow Plan

Mon, January 28, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
Former Iowa House candidate Jim Carley (Altoona) attended a two-hour open house meeting to ask questions about The Tomorrow Plan. Carley warns of the unintended consequences resulting from The Tomorrow Plan. He is not alone in his warnings. Other... read


Winners and Losers from Harkin's Decision to Retire

Sun, January 27, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
Senator Tom Harkin's decision to retire from the U.S. Senate caught Democrats and Republicans alike off guard. While the prospect of Iowa's junior senator retiring has been discussed for years, Harkin's recent activity convinced many that he was... read


Arizona's primary on same day as the Iowa Caucuses?

Wed, January 23, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
click here for the full story. PHOENIX -- Moving Arizona's presidential preference election earlier in the primary cycle would give the state a greater say in national politic... read


Senator Brad Zaun Proposes Statewide Ban on Automated Traffic Cameras

Tue, January 22, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
Automated traffic law enforcement cameras would be banned statewide, effective July 1, under a bill introduced in the Iowa Senate on Wednesday by Sen. Brad Zaun, an Urbandale Republican. Senate File 19 would require the removal of existing traffic... read


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