Carroll native and medical technology entrepreneur Dr. Steven Kraus has founded an independent political action committee to boost Hillary Clinton’s White House candidacy.
The Super PAC — Iowans For A Prosperous & Safer America — launched a website (www.I4PSAmerica.org) today and began placing newspaper ads throughout rural Iowa.
The PAC intends to finance advertising in all of Iowa’s 99 counties to advocate for Hillary Clinton, Kraus said.
Kathy Francis had thought it was finally going to happen. Francis, 65, who recently moved to Carroll from Vail, met Hillary Clinton at a campaign event before the Iowa caucuses.
The key to resurrecting the Democratic Party in Iowa in the wake of two
devastating campaign cycles in which presumed favorites Bruce Braley and
Hillary Clinton fell on the swords of their own poor messaging is
greater connectivity with voters on the basics — the economy and
historically popular programs ingrained into daily life, says new Iowa
Democratic Party Chairman Derek Eadon.
Mark Segebart was happy he won re-election to the Iowa Senate by a
66-point margin over challenger Nick Serianni on Tuesday, but he seemed
even more excited about finishing his harvest.
Ken Pingrey got rid of the “interim” before his sheriff’s title Tuesday
night by defeating recently deceased challenger Bill Croghan with more
than 68 percent of the Carroll County vote.
State Rep. Brian Best, R-Glidden, Tuesday ran up huge margins across three counties to earn a second term in the Iowa House.
Donald J. Trump, the billionaire New York real-estate mogul and
political outsider who rocked the establishment with a 500-day campaign
for the White House, defied a king’s ransom of pre-election polls
Tuesday night, securing the presidency with outsized rural turnout and
surprise support around the nation.
Former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin brought 1990 campaign literature from his
opponent — then Republican Congressman Tom Tauke — to a Grand View
University forum recently.
If Bill Croghan — who died Monday — is voted sheriff by Carroll County
residents next week, county supervisors will need to appoint a
replacement or hold a special election.
A new post-election survey released today shows that decisive voters in
the 2016 presidential election are staunch supporters of American
Iowa Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald said he was offended as both a Catholic
and Democrat when Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Pope
Francis was “disgraceful” after the pontiff said building a wall
between the U.S. and Mexico was not a Christian act.
Sarah Bowman is an active supporter of U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley and other Republicans.
U.S. Rep. Steve King is nothing if not a Southern gentleman.
State Rep. Brian Best, R-Glidden, says one of his priorities in the next
legislative session would be to provide more resources to the Iowa
Tim Kaine’s family had barbecue and Kansas City sports as lures for his young bride.
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