posted on March 27, 2015 03:52 PM
Republican Party of Iowa Chair Jeff Kaufmann says there are disagreements among conservative Republicans over the passage of a gas tax increase this legislative session. He says he doesn't know if the issue might lead to incumbents facing primary opponents in 2016, but he says if that does...
posted on June 6, 2014 02:43 PM
Rep. Steve King says he supports the 35% threshold for candidates in a primary election. However, he says if a candidate doesn't reach 35%, he would prefer to see a runoff election between the top two candidates, rather than have the nomination decided by delegates to a convention.
posted on April 24, 2014 09:53 PM
Iowa Public Television held a U.S. Republican Senate Candidate Debate on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The 90-minute Iowa Press Debate began at 7 p.m. in front of a live audience at IPTV’s Maytag Auditorium in Johnston.
The following candidates for Iowa’s open Senate seat participated in...
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posted on December 20, 2013 06:40 PM
Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he has never endorsed a candidate in a primary election, and he doesn't expect to endorse anyone in the 2014 Republican primary for the 3rd District Congressional seat he now holds. He says several Iowans have contacted him with interest in the seat. Latham says the...
posted on October 25, 2013 12:51 PM
Rep. Tom Latham has faced criticism from some Republicans for supporting the compromise that ended the government shutdown. Rep. Steve King says he and Latham have different roles in Congress and that it's not a good idea, in his opinion, for a Republican primary opponent to challenge Latham.