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HIllary Clinton Sets Renewable Energy Goals To Spur More Wind, Solar Power

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at an organizing event at the Reiman Ballroom at the Iowa State University Alumni Center in Ames, Iowa July 26, 2015. REUTERS/Brian C. Frank

By Alana Wise AMES, Iowa (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on Sunday for a dramatic national shift to energy sources such as solar and wind, setting a goal of generating enough clean renewable energy to power every U.S. home within a decade after she takes office. Clinton, the front-runner for her party’s […]

JOHN COGSWELL ANNOUNCES RUN FOR PRESIDENCY OF THE UNITED STATES

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“Better leadership will give us better policy.” Cogswell said URBANDALE, IOWA, USA – July 8, 2015 – On July 4, 2015, in Urbandale, Iowa, John Cogswell, a lawyer from Buena Vista, Colorado, announced his candidacy for President of the United States. Mr. Cogswell, likening the Constitution to an old barn, said all other candidates were […]

Donald J. Trump Draws Over 15,000 at Largest Campaign Event of Any Presidential Candidate

Donald Trump stopped in Des Moines this past week in support of his presidential campaign. (photo by Ken Allsup/Oskaloosa News)

(Phoenix, Arizona) July 11, 2015 — Today Donald J. Trump addressed a crowd of 15,000 people at a rally in Arizona. This is by far the largest campaign event of any presidential candidate this cycle. Mr. Trump spoke about illegal immigration, trade, foreign policy, homeland security, the economy, and job creation. Mr. Trump’s truthful talk […]

NBC Fires Trump, Drops Pageants Over Candidates Insults To Mexicans

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives for a tour of the museum and birthplace of actor John Wayne while campaigning for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Winterset, Iowa June 27, 2015.    REUTERS/Brian Frank

(Reuters) – NBC cut ties with U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and the “Miss USA” and “Miss Universe” pageants on Monday after the real estate developer and TV personality made comments insulting Mexicans earlier this month. The pageants, part of a 50/50 joint venture with NBCUniversal for the English-language broadcasts that together have in the […]

Newly Disclosed Hillary Clinton Emails May Undercut Her Earlier Claims

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) convention in Las Vegas, Nevada June 18, 2015.  REUTERS/Steve Marcus

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) – A batch of 15 newly disclosed Hillary Clinton emails appears to contradict her assertion last month that memos about Libya she received from an old friend while she was U.S. secretary of state were “unsolicited.” Clinton did not hand over the emails to the State Department last year […]

Huckabee Swings By Pella For Town Hall Style Meeting

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Pella, Iowa- Marion County Republicans held a candidate forum Thursday night at the Central College campus. Representatives for several of the Republican Presidential Candidates were on hand to give caucus style 3-5 minute speeches to the attendees, advocating for why attendees support their respective candidates. Also on hand was Mike Huckabee, who gave a 15 minute […]

Sheets Snapshot 6-22-2015

Rep. Larry Sheets (R) (photo by Don Hubbard)

Representatives and Senators have been working without pay since the end of April, so this battle has been arduous. We have done the job of making the tough decisions on what is necessary and what is only wanted. This process has driven the fight into conference committees to reach some kind of agreement. With this, […]

Loebsack Sits Down For Coffee And Conversation

Congressman Dave Loebsack (standing) visits with Smokey Row patrons on Saturday afternoon.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – A little coffee break is a common way for people to catch up and share ideas. Congressman Dave Loebsack made four stops for coffee in the Second Congressional District on Saturday. Smokey Row in Oskaloosa was one of those places where he came to chat with patrons and gather feedback about concerns […]

Bush Hits The Ground Running In Iowa

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush address a crowd of nearly 500 people in Pella this past week. (photo by Ken Allsup/Oskaloosa News)

Pella, Iowa – The picturesque canal running through Molengrat Plaza in Pella, Iowa was a stark contrast to the backyard rally held earlier in the day for presidential hopeful Jeb Bush. Attendees waited in the summer sun, between the brick the buildings that overlook the canal, to hear from the former Florida Governor. “It’s a […]

Trump Kicks Off Presidential Campaign With Iowa Swing

Donald Trump stopped in Des Moines this past week in support of his presidential campaign. (photo by Ken Allsup/Oskaloosa News)

Des Moines, Iowa- On Tuesday, another Republican declared their candidacy for President of the United States. Donald Trump announced his candidacy in New York City late Tuesday morning. “You need somebody, because politicians are all talk, no action. Nothing’s gonna get done. They will not bring us, believe me, to the promised land. They will […]

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