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DES MOINES – IDP Chair Dr. Andy McGuire issued the following statement in celebration of Women’s Equality Day:

“For far too long, women in America were pushed to the sidelines of the political process, unable to have their voices heard at the ballot box.

“But that all changed with ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920.

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Walker has long record of policies that hurt rural communities 

DES MOINES – Former Iowa frontrunner Scott Walker will make 5 stops in the state today, which is just about the same number of positions he’s had on birthright citizenship in the past week.

But while he’s spending his time in rural Iowa counties, it’s his comments on China that have him on the wrong side of Iowa’s rural interests.

As multiple outlets have reported, Scott Walker’s blusterous statement calling for President Obama to cancel Chinese President Xi’s visit to the country directly conflicts with Iowa agriculture’s important trading relationship with China, as well as Walker’s own outreach to the country for Wisconsin’s business interests.

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DES MOINES – It looks like Donald Trump wasn’t the only politician in Iowa kicking out a reporter from an event last night.

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2016 GOP Motto: I want to be like Trump

WATCH: RNC Chair calls Trump a “net positive” for the party

 

DUBUQUE – There will likely be big crowds in Dubuque tonight for the Republican Party’s 2016 frontrunner, thought-leader and “net positive” for the party Donald Trump. And while we expect the rest of the GOP field won’t be in attendance, many of their ideas and policies will be. On issues from immigration to education to women’s health care, Donald Trump may be leading the pack, but his fellow candidates fall right in line.

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