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Republican Wins Iowa’s 2nd District Race by Just Six Votes, Flips Seat

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 10:00am 11/29/2020 at 10:00am
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The race for Iowa’s second district came down to a razor thin margin. Republican candidate Marianette Miller-Meeks won by a lead of just six votes. This is a flip, as the seat was previously held by a retiring Democrat.

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Journalism Professor Demands Banning of College Republicans at Iowa State

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 9:30am 11/21/2020 at 9:30am

Luckily, the school rejected her demand. I fully expect to see this happen on more college campuses. The radical left wants to ban conservative thought.

As I mentioned in an earlier quick take, the College Republicans are being targeted for simply warning that this was going to happen.

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Iowa State in Meltdown Over Post-Election Tweet From College Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 1:30pm 11/14/2020 at 1:30pm

The tweet from the College Republicans, which is quoted below, is a direct reaction to the plans of Democrats and the media to target Trump supporters. Who can blame these students for their reaction?

The Gazette reports:

Iowa State students, faculty, staff condemn administrative response to College Republicans tweet

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Something’s happening here: Trump and Ernst surge to substantial leads in final Des Moines Register polls

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 8:20pm 10/31/2020 at 8:20pm
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The polls are going to drive people to madness, the people that is who obesess about polls. Just because so much of polling is garbage, however, does not mean all polling is garbage.

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Top Democrat Twitter Accounts Share Fake Email Stating Joni Ernst Lost Iowa Farm Bureau’s Support

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 19, 2020 at 1:00pm 10/19/2020 at 1:00pm
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Weird. Twitter deleted a tweet from a COVID-19 advisor to President Donald Trump because he said masks don’t work. The platform didn’t allow people to post articles from The New York Post about Hunter Biden’s emails.

Yet they did nothing about a tweet shooting around with a fake email from the Iowa...

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Student Govt. at U. Northern Iowa Says Pro-Life Organization is a ‘Hate Group’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 12, 2020 at 8:00am 10/12/2020 at 8:00am

The group was also maligned as white supremacists. This was so obviously false that school officials got involved.

The College Fix reports:

U. Northern Iowa student government refuses pro-life organization: It’s a ‘hate group’

The student government at the University of Northern Iowa refused to recognize a chapter of Students for Life on the...

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University of Iowa Spends $1 Million Cleaning Up Black Lives Matter Graffiti

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2020 at 10:00am 9/14/2020 at 10:00am

Many schools, including this one, are going through massive financial troubles due to the pandemic. How does this help?

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Iowa State Prof Reportedly Warned Students Not to Criticize Gay Marriage, Abortion, BLM

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 8:00am 8/19/2020 at 8:00am

After this came to light, the school responded saying this was ‘inconsistent with the university’s standards.’

The YAF Blog reports:

Iowa State Professor Threatens to “Dismiss” Pro-Life, Conservative Students From Her Class

An English professor at Iowa State University has threatened to dismiss students who voice opposition to abortion or the Marxist Black Lives...

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University of Iowa Anticipates $100 Million Loss Due to Lack of Fall Sports

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 8:00am 8/18/2020 at 8:00am

What happens if we’re still dealing with Coronavirus next spring? Will schools just keep canceling sports?

KCRG News reports:

University of Iowa anticipating revenue loss of $100 million due to fall sports moving to spring

With the fall sports season being postponed until the spring, University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta said the...

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Free Speech Advocacy Group Reaches Settlement With Iowa State

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 9:30am 3/14/2020 at 9:30am

Speech First is doing some great work to defend free expression on college campuses.

From their website:

SPEECH FIRST V. ISU; SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

– In January 2020, Speech First sued Iowa State University...

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New Art Course at Iowa State University to Emphasize ‘Critical Whiteness’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 6, 2020 at 8:00am 3/6/2020 at 8:00am

This is another example of the subject of study being eclipsed by left-wing ‘woke’ politics.

The College Fix reports:

New Iowa State University art course to emphasize ‘critical whiteness’

A new one-credit art course at Iowa State University will “talk about white privilege” and “emphasize critical whiteness.”

“Diversity in Art,” taught by Women’s and Gender...

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Sanders Campaign Wants Partial Recanvass of Some Iowa Precincts

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 10, 2020 at 5:00pm 2/10/2020 at 5:00pm
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2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will not go quietly.

His campaign wants the Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) to recanvass 25 precincts and three satellite caucuses.

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VIDEO: Iowa Board of Regents Meeting Shut Down by Student Protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 1:30pm 2/8/2020 at 1:30pm

The student protesters were demanding a tuition freeze. Wait until they find out how expensive free college would be.

The Gazette reports:

Student protesters shut down Iowa Board of Regents meeting

Students from across Iowa’s three public universities on Wednesday shut down a Board of Regents by interrupting its afternoon session with loud chants,...

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Iowa Democratic Party Declares Buttigieg Winner of Iowa Caucus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 9:08pm 2/6/2020 at 9:08pm
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Reuters tweeted out that the Iowa Democratic Party declared former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg winner of Monday night’s caucuses.

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Tom Perez: ‘I am Calling on the Iowa Democratic Party to Immediately Begin a Recanvass’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 2:00pm 2/6/2020 at 2:00pm
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Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Tom Perez demanded the Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) “to immediately begin a recanvass” because they still do not have the results from the caucus.

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The Iowa Caucus Story You Haven’t Heard: Trump Broke Obama’s 2012 Record for Reelection Turnout

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 1:00pm 2/5/2020 at 1:00pm
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The last two days have been saturated with media reports about the disaster of the Democrat caucus in Iowa and for good reasons. You probably have not heard much about the Iowa Republican caucus, but there was a significant development there.

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Buttigieg Leads in Iowa With 26.9% of Delegates With 62% Precincts Reporting

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 5:23pm 2/4/2020 at 5:23pm
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The Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) released results from 62% of its precincts reporting.

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has a slight leader over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), 26.9% to 25.1%.

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