Rick Smith

Jim Mowrer Is The Right Fit For Iowa

Jim Mowrer, a lifelong Iowan, has an astonishing record of military service. First as part of a unit that served the longest tour in Iraq followed by a game-changing position at the Pentagon. He thoroughly understands what is needed to keep Iowans and Americans...

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Republicans Own The Zika Virus Epidemic

Since February Republicans have repeatly been warned by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that it was inevitable that the Zika virus would invade America unless Congress provided the CDC the critical funds needed to battle the invasion. Now, six...

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Just How Well Does Everyone Know Patty Judge?

Patty Judge has been involved in statewide politics since 1992 when she was first elected to the State Senate, serving two terms. She was elected as Iowa Secretary of Agriculture in 1998 and served 8 years. She was elected as Lieutenant Governor in 2006.  But do...

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