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Republican U.S. Senate Candidates in Charles City Today

Republican U.S. Senate Candidates in Charles City Today

CHARLES CITY- Five Republican candidates vying for the U.S. Senate seat will be in Charles City today. Candidates Matt Whitaker, Joni Ernst, Scott Schaben, Mark Jacobs and Sam Clovis will all be present. Tickets for the forum are $5 per person and will be available for purchase at the door. Following the forum, there will

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Capitol Comments from Rep. Todd Prichard

Capitol Comments, 1-17-14 By Representative Todd Prichard Greetings from the State House in Des Moines.  The 2014 Legislative session kicked off this week.  I know a lot of reports predict that this session will not be a long session.  While there may not be much by way of “Landmark” legislation this session, there is much

Republican businessman to run for US House

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A conservative Republican who owns a construction company is entering the race for the U.S. House seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Tom Latham. Robert Cramer announced Friday that he will seek the congressional seat. The 46-year-old from Johnston has long been involved in conservative causes, including serving on the

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Prichard: 2014 Session Set to Focus on Jobs and the Middle Class

DES MOINES– As the 2014 Iowa State Legislature gets underway, State Representative Todd Prichard of Charles City says his top priority is to create jobs. In a press release, Prichard says more economic security needs to be established for middle class families through initiatives like raising the minimum wage, freezing tuition, and expanding job training.