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California Dreaming: Is Franken Running In The Wrong State?

California Dreaming: Is Franken Running In The Wrong State?

Democratic US Senate candidate Mike Franken is running for office in Iowa but mentions California so frequently that voters would be forgiven if they thought he was running in the wrong state. It's not easy to run for office, and here at Iowa Field Report, believe it or not, we try to give folks the benefit of the doubt when they make a mistake, even libs. But in this case, Franken cannot help...

Mailbag: June 29th 2022

Mailbag: June 29th 2022

The SHOP SAFE Act Endangers Iowa's Small Businesses  Sen. Chuck Grassley’s appointment to the conference committee on USICA/COMPETES is a win for Iowa. He’s a tough negotiator who’s proven to prioritize people over political agendas.  That being said, it’s important...

GOP Field Office in Cedar Rapids Vandalized

GOP Field Office in Cedar Rapids Vandalized

A GOP field office in Cedar Rapids was vandalized over the weekend, with a rock thrown through a window, leaving a nine-inch wide hole. The Republican National Committee has condemned the vandalism, which it attributed to the “far left.” “Political violence of any...

Liz Mathis gets an “F” on Tax Cut Claim

Liz Mathis gets an “F” on Tax Cut Claim

Claim by Liz Mathis: “Liz voted to lower taxes for Iowa families.” The Facts: Liz Mathis voted against the most significant (and bipartisan) tax reform bill in Iowa’s history this year. Despite acknowledging that “everybody would like an income tax cut" when she had...

Axne Uses Tragedy to Lie About Zach Nunn

Axne Uses Tragedy to Lie About Zach Nunn

Yesterday, Cindy Axne launched her first ad of the cycle, attacking Zach Nunn for a baseless claim exploiting a local tragedy. Last summer, a child died at Des Moines' Adventureland amusement park. Axne's ad tries to tie this tragedy to an unrelated bipartisan bill...