Palin’s Bus Tour Heads To Iowa This Weekend

Will Sarah vie for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012? Only time will tell, but one things is for sure Mrs. Palin will not miss a chance to soak up some of the spotlight this weekend in Iowa? CNN’s Peter … Continued

Iowa Tea Party Founder Backs Bachmann’s Presidential Bid

This could prove to be big endorsement for Michele Bachmann’s presidential bid as we head into this weekend’s Ames Straw Poll, the Des Moines Register’s Jennifer Jacobs indicates. The founder and chairman of the Iowa tea party, Ryan Rhodes, has … Continued

Wisconsin Recall: GOP Holds State Senate

Good news out of Wisconsin for Republicans nationally. Had state GOPers lost control of the Senate, it would have been a big boost for Democrats and unions heading into 2012. There is a chance that Wisconsin Republicans could win back … Continued

Harry Reid’s Super Committee Picks

Sen. Reid’s picks are in. Three down, nine to go, Politico reports. In the first of what will be a closely watched selection process for a powerful new deficit panel, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced he will appoint Democratic Sens. … Continued

Rasmussen: Iowa Caucus Up In The Air

A lot can happen between now and next year, but at this juncture it appears that Bachmann and Romney are in good standing in the Hawkeye State, according to Rasmussen. In the Iowa caucus race for the Republican presidential nomination, … Continued

S&P Could Downgrade U.S. Credit Rating Again

Now that S&P has downgraded U.S. credit rating by one notch to “AA-plus,” the blame game on Capitol Hill has begun. Let’s remember it took more than 30 years of irresponsible spending habits by the federal government to get to … Continued

Iowa Straw Poll Wrinkle: Photo ID Required

Safeguards to protect against voter fraud have now been extended to next week’s Iowa Straw Poll. It will be interesting to see if other GOP presidential straw polls will implement similar measures. To ensure only Iowans participate in the 2011 … Continued