Hinson: Standing up for the Second Amendment
The right to keep and bear arms is enshrined in our Constitution; it is our inherent guarantee that the government will never overpower its citizens. However, the Biden Administration and many on the left continue to twist and undermine the Second Amendment – they want citizens to prove to their government that they should be allowed to exercise their Constitutional rights and liberties. In the...
Will IDP Keep Its Stolen Money?
Back in December, The Des Moines Register did some digging. They reported a whopping $250,000 contribution from Nishnad Singh to the Iowa Democratic Party. $250,000 is a massive contribution from a west coast tech bro to a state party with no competitive statewide...
Rob Sand Kills Laura Belin’s Open Records Lawsuit
To repeat: Sand knew about the emails, was asked by Lathrop for the emails, and refused to produce them. Sand’s justification, at that time, was that he wasn’t “not the lawful custodian of the email.” Though he didn’t elaborate, Lathrop read Sand’s office as saying they wouldn’t produce government emails that were on personal email accounts.
Why is Woke Big Tech secretly trying to change Iowa’s electric grid?
The spokesperson for the group, R.G. Schwarm, spent the better part of an hour talking about how Iowans want more competition in the electricity markets but then he went on to say his group wasn’t actually pushing for competition for Iowans. Instead, the group was just making the case that its “large energy user” members should be able to break away from Iowa’s electric grid and leave Iowa ratepayers picking up the bill.
EXCLUSIVE: Iowa-Based Organization Launches Six Figure Ad Buy in Support of School Choice
“But money alone isn’t the solution. Parents also need choice. To send their kids to whatever school is best for them” Governor Reynolds says in the Priorities for Iowa advertisement.
IFR publisher expelled from Iowa Press Association – Liberal mega-donor allowed to remain
The Iowa Field Report broke some of the biggest Iowa political stories of the year. The first to report on U.S. Senate candidate Mike Franken's assault report, the first to write on state house candidate Sonya Heitshusen's arrest, and the only outlet to provide...
Republicans Lead Final Iowa Poll of 2022 Midterms
The final Iowa Poll by The Des Moines Register for the 2022 midterm election cycle has Republicans leading in almost every congressional and statewide race, including strong double-digit leads for key Republican incumbents. Conducted by pollster J. Ann Selzer, the...
Mailbag: Mike Franken Does Not Take Military Sexual Assault Seriously
Mike Franken stated in a 2021 Intercept article that unreported sexual crimes in Africa between 2010 and 2020 was a partisan attack. As a source in that article, I can attest the article was written to highlight problems of how the military dealt with sexual assault. There was no partisan agenda whatsoever. At the time, Mr. Franken was months away from announcing his eventual bid for the U.S. Senate.
Joni Ernst: The “Dae Way”: Honoring our veterans at this year’s Ruck, Roast & Ride.
Here in Iowa, we love our veterans, and as a combat veteran myself, I try to find unique ways to honor and support these heroes. That’s one reason why we added a ruck march to our day of activities this year. A ruck march is a common military training exercise where you carry a weighted pack — better known as a ruck sack — and walk in honor of the fallen and all of our servicemembers and veterans.
Club For Growth: 2021 Iowa Scorecard Released
The Club For Growth Foundation completed its 2021 Iowa legislative scorecard. Iowa Field Report has it first. The Club for Growth Foundation advocates for free markets, pro-growth policies, and creating economic prosperity. Each year the organization conducts a study...
Axne Praises Biden, Again, During Virtual Fundraiser
During the virtual fundraiser, Biden and Axne showered praise on each other. Axne even asserted that Biden is “the most impactful president we’ve seen in this country’s history.”
Secretary Of State Candidate Finds Himself In Hot Water Again
Democrat Linn County Auditor Joel Miller is no stranger to political hackery. In 2020, he was found to have broken the law in a district court ruling. The lawsuit in question was focused on absentee ballot request forms. Thumbing his nose at guidance from the Iowa...
Axne takes second check from AOC
According to recent disclosure filings, Cindy Axne received a $5,000 contribution from the Courage to Change PAC, which is aligned with the far-left “Squad” member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.