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  • Breaking Polls: Trump Up in Former Obama States IA, FL, OH, and NV

    10/19/2016 8:37:20 AM PDT · by conservativepoet · 129 replies
    the gateway pundit ^ | Oct 19, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    According to the latest Washington Post polls Donald Trump is beating Democrat Hillary Clinton in former Obama states Iowa, Florida, Ohio and Nevada. If Donald Trump wins these four states he will win the November election. Trump is up: — 5 points in Iowa — 3 points in Ohio — 2 points in Florida — 4 points in Nevada
  • Trump campaign outspending Clinton on TV

    10/18/2016 1:21:37 PM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/18/2016 | Reid Wilson
    Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is finally spending more money than Hillary Clinton’s. Trump’s campaign will spend almost $11.7 million on television ads set to run in eleven states this week, topping Clinton’s spending on ads for the first time. The Clinton campaign is spending $10.5 million on advertising in seven states.
  • Trump Campaign Announces Iowa Veterans for Trump Coalition

    10/17/2016 5:22:28 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies ^ | October 13, 2016 |
    The Trump-Pence campaign Thursday launched Iowa Veterans for Trump, a coalition comprised of over 160 former officers and enlisted service members from the Hawkeye State. Three coalition members, veterans Harold Johnson, Bob Gleason and Evan "Curly" Hultman, spoke on behalf of Donald Trump's Republican presidential candidacy and his vision to keep America safe. "We are proud today to join the more than 200 admirals, generals and Medal of Honor recipients who have now publicly endorsed Mr. Trump to serve as commander in chief," said Johnson, a retired colonel who is honorary chairman of Iowa Veterans for Trump. "Donald Trump is...
  • Iowa Absentee REQUEST Statistics Updated (2016 vs 2012)

    10/14/2016 2:25:28 PM PDT · by Ravi · 13 replies
    Iowa SoS ^ | 10/14/16 | me
    Trending well in Iowa...
  • Iowa Absentee REQUEST Statistics Updated

    10/13/2016 5:43:44 PM PDT · by Ravi · 11 replies
    Iowa SOS ^ | 10/13/16 | me
    Trending well in Iowa. Will Explain.
  • Iowa Absentee REQUEST Statistics Updated (Comparison to 2014/2012 elections)

    10/12/2016 4:12:57 PM PDT · by Ravi · 18 replies
    Iowa SOS ^ | 10/12/16 | me
    Iowa continues to trend well...
  • Suspect and A Setback In Al-Qaeda Anthrax Case - Scientist With Ties To Group Goes Free

    10/31/2006 2:52:25 PM PST · by RDTF · 19 replies · 1,031+ views
    Washington Post ^ | October 31, 2006 | Joby Warrick
    In December 2001, as the investigation into the U.S. anthrax attacks was gathering steam, coalition soldiers in Afghanistan uncovered what appeared to be an important clue: a trail of documents chronicling an attempt by al-Qaeda to create its own anthrax weapon. The documents told of a singular mission by a scientist named Abdur Rauf, an obscure, middle-aged Pakistani with alleged al-Qaeda sympathies and an advanced degree in microbiology. Using his membership in a prestigious scientific organization to gain access, Rauf traveled through Europe on a quest, officials say, to obtain both anthrax spores and the equipment needed to turn them...
  • Iowa Absentee Requests Updated (10/10/16 vs 10/5/14 vs 10/8/12)

    10/10/2016 2:44:10 PM PDT · by Ravi · 7 replies
    Iowa SOS ^ | 10/10/16 | me
    Still trending well in Iowa.
  • Iowa Poll: Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton by 4 points

    10/08/2016 5:11:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Des Moines Register | October 8, 2016 | Jason Noble
    Link only due to copyright issues:
  • Virginia- Trump 50, Clinton 45 Pennsylvania Trump 50 Clinton 46 ...

    10/06/2016 9:17:07 AM PDT · by GilGil · 47 replies
    Trump Twitter ^ | 10/6/2016 | Trump Twitter
    In addition, Arizona Trump 46 Clinton 44 Colorado Trump 45 Clinton 43 Iowa Trump 49 Clinton 42 Georgia Trump 51 Clinton 38
  • Only 125 People Turn Out for Chelsea Clinton in Iowa

    10/06/2016 7:25:46 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 106 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Oct 2016 | DUSTIN STOCKTON
    A small crowd greeted Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton’s daughter Chelsea at a campaign stop in Sioux City, Iowa on Tuesday. At the Orpheum theater, Chelsea defended her mother and attacked Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump to a crowd reported to include just 125 people. Chelsea Clinton told those in attendance that she doesn’t want to live in a country with what she called the “demeaning speak” of Trump. “The demeaning speak against Americans with disabilities, against women, against minorities, against Muslims, against immigrants, against our veterans, against a gold-star family,” Clinton said. “None of that is the country that I...
  • New Reuters Polling: TRUMP Up 7 in Iowa, 2 in Colorado, 13 in Georgia

    10/05/2016 6:31:29 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 123 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | October 5, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Republican Donald Trump is now leading Hillary Clinton by 7 points in Iowa and 2 points in Colorado – two formerly blue states. Trump is also up 13 points in Georgia. Trump leads unpopular Hillary Clinton by 2 points in the Reuters national poll.
  • Iowa Voter Registration Totals (10/1/16 vs 10/1/12)

    10/03/2016 10:26:44 AM PDT · by Ravi · 17 replies
    Iowa SoS ^ | 10/3/16 | me
    Favorable comparison to 2012.
  • POST [PRE?] DEBATE POLLS: TRUMP Surges to Lead in 5 Battleground States Following Debate

    09/30/2016 7:22:20 AM PDT · by xzins · 161 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Sep 30th, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump is now leading in five battleground states following the first presidential debate on Monday. trump train rally Trump now leads in Nevada, Colorado, Iowa, Ohio and North Carolina – all states Barack Obama won his first term – according to Real Clear Politics averages. (Ed Henry, Fox video..."Trump still surging")
  • "No Stamina's" Iowa Event Scheduled Today: Thursday Sept 29 - Des Moines, IA Early Voting Event

    09/29/2016 11:04:54 AM PDT · by kiryandil · 21 replies
    Illary Clinton dot communist ^ | September 29, 2016 | The Illary Campaign
    THU, SEP 29, 2016, 12:30PM – 2:00PM CDT Iowa Democratic Party Early Vote Event with Hillary Clinton Cowles Commons 221 Walnut St Des Moines, Iowa 50309
  • Parents of Sarah Root Talk About Trump Visit to Council Bluffs, Iowa

    09/28/2016 7:32:14 PM PDT · by Mean Daddy · 9 replies
    This is a great video as to how Mr. Trump and Republicans reached out to the Root family after their daughter (my daughter's best friend) was killed by alleged drunk driver and illegal immigrant Edwin Mejia. Michelle and her ex-husband both voted twice for Obama, but only Republicans reached out to them after the accident. Sens. Ernst, Fischer, Grassley, Sasse and Sessions all offered to help and not one of them asked of their political affiliations, just how they could help. From Congress it was Young, King, Gowdy,Goodlatte, Chaffetz and Gohmert plus along with countless other committee members and their...
  • The Latest: Trump counts Christian conservatives in IA crowd (Name-checks Ted Cruz)

    09/28/2016 4:23:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    WLBT-TV ^ | September 28, 2016 | The Associated Press
    Donald Trump wants to know how many Christian conservatives are backing him in Iowa. The Republican presidential nominee asked those attending a Wednesday afternoon rally in Council Bluffs to raise their hands "if you're not a Christian conservative." He noticed "a couple people" raising their hands. He asked the crowd, "Should we keep them in the room?" He answered himself, "Yes, I think so." Many Iowa Republicans are Christian conservatives. The thrice married Trump has faced tough questions of his own about his devotion to Christian values....
  • LIVE:Two Trump rallies 9/28/2016 Council Bluffs, IA @ 3pm and Waukesha, WI @ 6pm CT.

    09/28/2016 12:18:37 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 758 replies
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016: Live streaming coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Council Bluffs, IA at Mid America Center Convention Center. Live coverage begins at 3:00 PM CT. Watch the LIVE stream of the event below: Mid America Center Convention Center Wednesday, September 28, 2016: Live stream coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Waukesha, WI at the Waukesha County Expo Center. Live coverage begins at 6:00 PM CT. Watch the LIVE stream of the event below: Waukesha County Expo Center
  • Donald Trump Visiting Council Bluffs Wednesday, Hillary Clinton Traveling to Des Moines Thursday

    09/27/2016 4:20:32 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WHO-TV ^ | September 27, 2016 | Staff
    COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa -- Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both have rallies scheduled in the state of Iowa this week. Trump will instead hold a rally at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs Wednesday after his campaign initially set up the event in Ottumwa, but his plane was too big to land at the smaller airport. The rally is set for 2:30 p.m. Clinton is scheduled to be in Des Moines on Thursday where she'll hold a rally at Cowles Commons at 12:30 p.m. The visit coincides with the first day of early voting in Iowa.
  • New UPI Voter Polls: Trump Up in VA, FL, IA, OH, NC and PA

    09/27/2016 2:59:06 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 122 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 09/27/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump now leads in polling in swing states Virginia, Florida and Iowa. All of the Iowa polls the last few weeks have shown Trump with a significant lead in the Hawkeye state. Trump is also up in Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
  • Governor Terry Branstad Statement On Donald J. Trump’s Debate Victory

    09/27/2016 12:33:18 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 9 replies ^ | 27 Sep 2016
  • Iowa Absentee Ballot Requests by Party (9/18/12 vs. 9/21/16) 2nd day of absentee requests

    09/21/2016 2:22:41 PM PDT · by Ravi · 48 replies
    Iowa SOS ^ | 9/21/16 | me
    9/18/12: D-97,001; R-14,909; I-30,083 9/21/16: D-47,449; R-17,254; I-18,326
  • Iowa Absentee Ballot Requests (9/17/12 vs 9/20/16); Dems underperforming and GOP overperforming

    09/20/2016 5:49:48 PM PDT · by Ravi · 19 replies
    Iowa SOS ^ | 9/20/16 | me
    Slight background. Dems in IA always vote much higher absentee compared to GOP. This has gone on for several elections now. GOP always makes up for it on election day at least in 2004 not 2008/2012. Off topic but FL, for some reason, this pattern is reversed. So here on the first day of absentee ballot requests of 2016 compared to the first day of absentee ballot requests in 2012: 9/17/12: D-92,850; R-13,635; I-28,091 9/20/16: D-43,443; R-15,272; I-16,360
  • Dr. Joseph M. Seng [Iowa State Senator]

    09/20/2016 4:31:55 AM PDT · by iowamark · 1 replies
    Quad City Times ^ | 9/20/2016
    DAVENPORT, Iowa — State senator and veterinarian Dr. Joseph M. Seng, 69, of Davenport, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. Services and a Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Sacred Heart Cathedral, 422 E. 10th St., Davenport. Burial will take place in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Friday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Right to Life, a Humane Society of your choice, or Defeat GBM to find a cure for glioblastoma.Joseph Matthew Seng Jr....
  • Trump Now Winning in IA, NM, FL, CO, NV – 5 States Obama Won Twice

    09/18/2016 9:58:05 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 78 replies ^ | Sep 18th, 2016
    Donald Trump now leads Hillary Clinton in several states won by Barack Obama including: Iowa, Florida, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada and is tied with Hillary Clinton in Michigan. Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway cheered the development in a series of tweets.
  • Iowa Senate: Where do Chuck Grassley and Patty Judge Stand on Abortion?

    09/18/2016 12:10:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies ^ | September 16, 2016 | Karen Cross
    Every election year, National Right to Life publishes downloadable comparison flyers about the various Senate candidates. The downloadable version for Iowa’s “Where do the Senate Candidates Stand on Life?” is available here. The candidates have very different views on abortion. Here is an overview of their positions on abortion-related issues. Abortion on Demand Chuck Grassley is pro-life. He opposes abortion on demand, and supports protection for unborn children. Chuck Grassley co-sponsored and voted to advance the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), legislation to protect unborn children who can feel pain by prohibiting abortion at 20 weeks, a point...
  • Suspended sentence for Ottumwa [IA] teen accused of assaulting toddler [and filmed it]

    09/15/2016 12:37:20 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 15 replies ^ | |Tuesday, September 13th 2016 | By KTVO News Desk
    Ottumwa, Iowa — An Ottumwa teen accused of sexually assaulting a toddler won't do any jail time. In July, Kraigen Grooms, 19, pleaded guilty to one county of Engaging in a Lascivious Act with a Child. Wapello County Attorney Gary Oldenburger told KTVO that Grooms, aka Kraigen Simmers, was sentenced on that charge on Monday. Grooms received a 10-year suspended sentence and five years of supervised release. He will be required to register as a sex offender for life. Grooms was just 17 in the spring of 2014 when he was arrested for sexually assaulting a one-year-old child. Law enforcement...
  • Iowa - Trump Widens Lead Over Clinton

    09/15/2016 10:02:49 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 52 replies
    Monmouth ^ | 9/15/2016 | Monmouth
    West Long Branch, NJ - Donald Trump now has an 8 point lead over Hillary Clinton in the battle for Iowa's electoral votes, according to the Monmouth University Poll . He held a slimmer 2 point edge in July. In the race for U.S. Senate, incumbent Chuck Grassley maintains a double digit advantage over Democratic challenger Patty Judge. Among Iowa voters likely to participate in November's presidential election, 45% currently support Trump and 37% back Clinton. Another 8% intend to vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson, 2% say they will support Green Party candidate Jill Stein, 2% say they will vote...
  • Herky the Hawk’s grimace too ‘aggressive’ for fragile students, Iowa professor says

    09/14/2016 2:11:00 PM PDT · by SES1066 · 65 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 08/26/16 | Jessica Chasmar
    A University of Iowa professor is asking the athletics department to make the university’s mascot, Herky the Hawk, display friendlier facial expressions, arguing that his angry grimace is traumatizing students.
  • Bad News For The Bakken As Obama Administration Blocks Pipeline

    09/13/2016 3:56:00 PM PDT · by bananaman22 · 28 replies ^ | 13-09-2016 | Nick
    The Obama administration shocked the oil industry last week, pulling the plug on a major oil pipeline from the Bakken that had become a flashpoint between a pipeline company on the one hand, and a growing coalition of Native American tribes and environmentalists on the other. Everyone was anxiously waiting a Friday ruling from a U.S. federal judge, who was weighing a request from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to stop construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline, a $3.8 billion 1,168-mile oil pipeline that would run from North Dakota to Iowa and Illinois. The pipeline would threaten sacred lands and...
  • LIVE: Two Trump Rallies 9/13/2016 Des Moines, IA @ 12pm CT and Aston, PA @ 7:30pm ET.

    09/13/2016 3:53:57 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 543 replies
    1st Rally---Tuesday, September 13, 2016: Live streaming coverage of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Des Moines, IA at Seven Flags Event Center. Live coverage begins at 12:00 PM CT. Watch the LIVE stream and FULL replay of the event below: Des Moines, IA at Seven Flags Event Center 2nd Rally---Tuesday, September 13, 2016: Donald J. Trump will be holding an event at the Aston Community Center in Aston, PA. Watch the live stream here beginning at 7:30 PM ET. Aston Township is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 16,592 at the 2010...
  • Iowa QB Suspend For Not Standing...

    CJ Beathard Suspended After Refusing to Stand for “In Heaven There Is No Beer” Iowa quarterback CJ Beathard has never been one to shy away from standing up for his beliefs. Recently, he risked it all in protest of Iowa’s traditional victory song “In Heaven There Is No Beer”.
  • Iowa Senate Candidate Patty Judge Wants You to Pay for Abortions

    09/06/2016 8:32:41 AM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies ^ | August 31, 2016 | Iowa Right to Life
    Iowa Right to Life and the national Pro-Life group, Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List), are calling out Iowa senatorial candidate Patty Judge who told KCCI Channel 8 on Sunday she supports repealing the Hyde Amendment, the longstanding bipartisan policy preventing federal taxpayer funding of abortion on-demand under Medicaid. The platform ratified by Democrats in Philadelphia last month, for the first time explicitly calls for the repeal of this policy and Hillary Clinton has pledged to repeal it if elected president. Iowa Right to Life CEO, Jenifer Bowen, and SBA List president, Marjorie Dannenfelser, released the following joint statement: “Not...
  • Trump Surging in Iowa and Virginia

    09/03/2016 4:44:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 3, 2016 | Ken Klukowski
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is surging in battleground states Iowa and Virginia in newly released polls, consistent with the national trend reported this week by Reuters-Ipsos and other major polling operations. A handful of swing states—experts always mention at least five, and no more than eleven—will determine the winner of the presidential race, mainly concentrated in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Southwest. Polling numbers from two of those states seem to fit a larger trend over the past two weeks of improving chances for Donald Trump to defeat Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton....
  • Trump Leads in Iowa as Grassley Gains in Popularity (Trump 44%, Clinton 39%)

    09/02/2016 12:47:20 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 27 replies
    Emerson College ^ | September, 2, 2016 | Media Contact: Prof. Spencer Kimball
    In Iowa, a new poll finds Trump leading 44% to 39% with Johnson at 8% and Stein at 1%. Eight percent (8%) were undecided. In the US Senate race, Senator Chuck Grassley leads Patty Judge 51% to 40% with 6% undecided. This poll of 600 likely voters was conducted from August 31 - September 1. ... Iowa Iowa voters do not appear happy with either Presidential candidate. Trump holds a 37% favorable opinion and a 58% unfavorable while Clinton is even further behind with a 35% favorable and 62% unfavorable. In the Senate race the voters have a positive opinion...
  • Emerson College Poll: Clinton with Slight Lead in Virginia (44-43), Trump Leads in Iowa (44-39)

    09/02/2016 10:40:18 AM PDT · by Ravi · 63 replies
    Emerson ^ | 9/2/16 | emerson
    BOSTON, MA - A new Virginia poll conducted by Emerson College finds Hillary Clinton just one point ahead of Donald Trump, 44% to 43%, with Libertarian Gary Johnson taking 11% and the Green Party’s Jill Stein at 3%. The poll of 800 likely voters was August 30-September 1. In Iowa, a new poll finds Trump leading 44% to 39% with Johnson at 8% and Stein at 1%. Eight percent (8%) were undecided. In the US Senate race, Senator Chuck Grassley leads Patty Judge 51% to 40% with 6% undecided. This poll of 600 likely voters was conducted from August 31-...
  • Evangelical “American Renewal Project” has launched a massive effort to elect Trump

    08/31/2016 9:06:09 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 3 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 8/31/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    You will not see this reported by the Democrat, puppet media. The American Renewal Project (ARP) is very serious about seeing that Donald Trump is elected our next president. The ARP’s leader, David Lane, reports raising $10 million in just the first week of the Project’s effort to get this job done. The Evangelical community across America has a very clear preference for the team of Trump and his running mate Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana who is a member of their community. Lane wants to harness that power to elect these men. From the earliest days of this...
  • USA TODAY: In Iowa, Trump vows to remove 'thugs and drug cartels' on Day 1

    08/28/2016 8:36:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    USA TODAY | August 28, 2016 | Brianne Pfannenstiel, The Des Moines Register
    Link only due to copyright issues:
  • Trump Plans Major Ad Buy Monday

    08/28/2016 10:59:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 29, 2016 | Jill Colvin, The Associated Press
    Donald Trump's campaign is planning its biggest ad buy to date — upward of $10 million on commercials airing over the next week or so. The campaign is expects the ads to air as soon as Monday in nine swing states: Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida, where the campaign has already been on the air, along with New Hampshire, Virginia, Iowa, Colorado and Nevada. 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney lost eight of those nine states. Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, has so far been badly outspent by his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, and groups supporting her....
  • Judge tosses flag desecration charge; was pipeline protest[Iowa]

    08/28/2016 12:52:22 PM PDT · by Theoria · 19 replies
    AP ^ | 15 Aug 2018 | David Pitt
    A flag desecration charge was dropped Monday for a man who protested a crude oil pipeline that crosses his property by hanging an American flag upside down at his home, online court records show. Homer Martz, 63, was charged Friday under a state law that makes it illegal to defile, cast contempt upon, satirize or deride a flag. That law, however, was declared unconstitutional by a federal judge in December 2014 and state prosecutors were told not to enforce it. The law, which lawmakers have not removed from the books, says law enforcement officers have a duty "to enforce the...
  • Rock Star Welcome for Donald Trump in Iowa: Hillary Clinton ‘Will Sell You Out"

    08/27/2016 4:49:27 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Aug 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    DES MOINES, Iowa — Donald Trump received a rockstar welcome from roughly two-thousand people when he took the stage as “I’m Proud to Be an American” played from the speakers at Sen. Joni Ernst’s second annual Roast and Ride in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday. “The GOP is offering voters a chance to break up the corrupt establishment and create a new American future,” the Republican nominee stated. “This chance will never come again.” “Our campaign is about protecting those who have no power,” he added. “These are the people that work hard, but don’t have a voice.” The outsider...
  • The Latest: Trump says he will end 'war on American farmer'

    08/27/2016 5:55:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    Lancaster Farming ^ | August 27, 2016 | The Associated Press
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT): 4:20 p.m. Donald Trump is telling Iowans that one of his campaign goals is to "make America grow again." Speaking at a rally Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa, Trump touted his plans to boost economic growth and help American farmers, including his proposal to lower the tax rate on family farms to 15 percent....
  • Trump Rocks Iowa! Vows to ‘Swiftly Remove’ Criminal Illegals on ‘Day One’

    08/27/2016 4:10:44 PM PDT · by Rufus Shinra · 42 replies
    Trump Conservative ^ | 8/27/16 | Rufus Shinra
    Recent media coverage on Donald Trump’s immigration policies have attempted to convince his supporters that he is “flip flopping” on his original deportation policies and moving to a “softer” tone. This has caused a stir among many of Trump’s core supporters, adding to the speculation that he is caving to pressure from his own party to keep the “cheap labor” express moving full speed ahead. Trump spoke to a crowd of about 2,000 at the ‘Roast and Ride’ event in Des Moines, Iowa today. Joni Earnest, a veteran and senator from Iowa who was once thought to be a possible...
  • So, Trump's Campaigning in Iowa Today; Where's Hillary?

    08/27/2016 12:47:32 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 54 replies
    I've been keeping up with Trump and Pence on their Twitter accounts. So busy! I assume this is Hillary! today: I could be wrong, but haven't seen her out and about this weekend.
  • Trump, Grassley win Iowa State Fair straw poll

    08/23/2016 8:39:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Iowa State Daily ^ | August 23, 2016 | Alex Connor
    Iowa State fairgoers were provided the opportunity throughout the week to participate in Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate's State Fair Straw Poll. Their findings? Republican nominee Donald Trump was the preferred presidential candidate in the national election, leading Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton by 11 percent at 48 percent. U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, who is up for re-election come this November, also was the preferred candidate among fairgoers, leading in polls by 21 percent at 58 percent. Both Clinton and Democrat Patty Judge were trailing at 37 percent. The poll was conducted at the Secretary of State's booth inside the...
  • Hmmm: GOP winning registration wars in battleground states

    08/22/2016 5:12:15 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 21 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 22 Aug 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Is this a measure of enthusiasm for Donald Trump, or the effectiveness of the RNC’s extensive investment in ground operations? Despite polling that suggests — at the moment — that Republicans will experience a wipeout in swing states in the presidential election, voter registration data shows the GOP gaining momentum. In key swing states, Republican registrations and party-switching has outpaced Democrats, raising questions about enthusiasm and turnout models: Trump’s poll numbers remain dire, but he can point to at least one ray of hope for a turnaround: Republicans have continued gaining ground in recent months in voter registration in Florida,...
  • Untouched-by-Media Presidential Poll at Iowa State Fair Has Trump WAY Up (56-44%, 24k-19k)

    08/18/2016 12:29:27 PM PDT · by drewh · 70 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 6 hours ago | August 18, 2016 | Frieda Powers
    Casting corn kernels may not be the most scientific method of presidential polling, but it still reveals some voter preferences in the battleground state Iowa. Attendees at the Iowa State Fair have been able to cast their vote in the 2016 presidential race by placing corn kernels in a jar at the WHO-HD TV News booth. On the fair’s fifth day, the results so far gave Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump a lead with 56 percent over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, who has received 44 percent of the kernels so far. Polltakers are able to see the results amass before...
  • Black violence invades sweet corn festival in Cedar Rapids Iowa

    08/16/2016 6:13:25 AM PDT · by No_More_Harkin · 74 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 15, 2016 | Colin Flaherty
    Black violence invades sweet corn festival in Cedar Rapids Iowa Yes, Iowa
  • Trump opening campaign offices in Iowa

    08/12/2016 2:52:03 PM PDT · by cba123 · 5 replies
    WQAD Channel 8 ^ | Posted 9:38 am, August 31, 2015 | Shellie Nelson
    (CNN) — For a campaign that's made a splash in entering the GOP race, it's no surprise that Donald Trump's organization in Iowa — home of the first-in-the-nation caucus — is anything but politics as usual. (please see full article, at link below)
  • Clinton, Iowa, Wind Power. Oppo-research (ray76)

    08/12/2016 11:59:45 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 8 replies
    Aug 12, 2016 | Ray76
    Earlier this week in Des Moines, Iowa, Clinton praised Iowa's development of wind power touting it as "clean energy" and promised to make it available around the country. Are Clinton's claims justified? How "clean" is wind power? Can it be made available nationwide? What is the cost? This series of five posts explains that wind power is not as "clean" as you might think, is systemically less efficient, produces far more expensive electricity and is likely to do so for a long time, and can not survive without taxpayer subsidies. So why does Clinton promote wind power and promise to...