By Craig Robinson Despite making the egregious error of criticizing one of Iowa’s largest employers in John Deere, Congressman Dave Loebsack won re-election defeating John Archer 55.7 percent to 42.5 percent. Many believed that Loebsack was susceptible to defeat because the newly reconfigured 2nd Congressional District is significantly different from the district Loebsack was successful [...]
By Craig Robinson The Des Moines Register took KCCI News Channel 8 to task on Wednesday for a news report that concluded that Randy Parcell, the subject of a Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) attack ad on Congressman Latham, was not a resident of Madison County, which was claimed in the ad. KCCI interviewed the [...]
The Des Moines Register rolled out its congressional endorsements on Sunday. To nobody’s surprise, the Register’s editorial board endorsed Christie Vilsack over Congressman Steve King, Congressman Bruce Braley over Ben Lange, Congressman Dave Loebsack over John Archer, and Congressman Tom Latham over Congressman Leonard Boswell. Even though I expected these endorsements, two of them are [...]
Congressman Dave Loebsack will debate his Republican challenger John Archer on Iowa Public Television. The debate will be held in Newton, and can be viewed live on TheIowaRepublican.com. The debate begins at 7 p.m. and will last for one hour.
JOHNSTON, IA – Iowa Public Television today announced a series of debates among those seeking to represent Iowa’s congressional districts. The four Iowa Press Debates will be held on-site in each district, and will each be broadcast live statewide on Iowa Public Television. The schedule for the debates is as follows: Third Congressional District: Rep. [...]
Demonstrating just how out-of-touch Dave Loebsack is with Iowa families, he suggests that the Quad City based John Deere is “part of the problem” in a recent television ad. In the new ad, Dave Loebsack attacks John Archer for his decade of work at John Deere, saying companies like John Deere are negatively impacting the [...]
By Craig Robinson The Des Moines Register ranked Congressman Dave Loebsack as Iowa’s least influential members of Congress. Loebsack’s latest campaign television advertisement now proves that Loebsack isn’t just ineffective, but he’s also naive and out of touch. Loebsack is locked in a tough re-election battle against John Archer, a Bettendorf businessman, who is also [...]