The Iowa Democratic Party struck back at Crossroads GPS today, a 501(c)4 organization that’s begun running ads against U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-Des Moines). Meanwhile, Boswell’s campaign is asking for contributions to help respond to the ad, which attacks Boswell for supporting President Obama’s stimulus plan and jobs bill.
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Values Voter Summit partner pushes for abolishing IRS rule restricting religious leaders from politicking
Part of the mission of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), the public-policy arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, led by Richard D. Land, is to expand, generally, the freedom of religious groups to influence law and policy. This past Sunday, Land was among more than 400 religious More…
With presidential hopeful Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s blessing, as of this month, Texas women’s health clinics and hospitals that provide medical and reproductive health services to low-income, uninsured women across the state have collectively lost approximately $74 million in state funding. Meanwhile, a state network of crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs)
Despite the backlash GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann has received this week for blasting fellow contender Texas Gov. Rick Perry for his (failed) attempt to mandate human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations for pre-teen girls in 2007 during Monday’s tea party debate, the Minnesota congresswoman’s refusal to turn the page could have lasting More…
Even before tonight’s jobs speech, conservation groups in Colorado and across the Rocky Mountain West says it’s clear President Barack Obama has chosen polluting industry jobs over other employment sectors, demoralizing the environmental base ahead of the 2012 campaign.
Between January and July, U.S. Rep. Tom Latham has garnered more than $1 million in receipts, making him number eleven on a list of the top 50 House incumbents for fundraising and the only member of the Iowa delegation to rank.
After being tipped off by a recent Washington Blade article about GOP LGBT groups’ attempts to influence the Republican Party platform at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., Family Research Council President Tony Perkins says those groups should expect a fight.
An Austin supporter of Ron Paul wants to know if there are any women who have engaged in promiscuous activity with Rick Perry. Paul refused comment on the print ad Friday, saying it would provide something “rather silly” with “too much credibility.”
During an Apr. 11 press conference and in public remarks in Iowa City, Iowa, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann discusses what needs to be done about the federal budget, the future of higher education, repeal of health care reform and abortion.
IOWA CITY, IA. — For weeks Rep. Michele Bachmann, a potential and popular 2012 Republican presidential hopeful, has been reminding Iowans that she is one of them. During an appearance on behalf of the socially conservative The Family Leader organization Monday night she invoked “Iowa nice” to prove More…