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The Iowa GOP Presidential Debate and Ames Straw Poll on August 11-13, 2011 are especially noteworthy because the Iowa Caucuses are the first major electoral event of the nominating process for the President of the United States and often serve as an early indicator for the presidential race.

Iowa event coverage is led by Adryana Boyne who will follow developments from her Texas conservative republican hispanic perspective. Texas based commentary and interviews will be led by Bob Price, political commentator and media personality. The team will also follow latest news and comment on Governor Rick Perry's potential entry into the race!

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Iowa Presidential Debate & Straw Poll

Iowans Showing Support for Rick Perry

During my visit to Iowa for the Presidential Debate and Ames Straw Poll, I was very pleased to see a variety of different groups supporting Governor Rick Perry for President.

At the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, an Iowan was giving information out about Gov. Perry.

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at Aug 26, 2011 12:40 PM

Mitt Romney on Corporations, Defending RomneyCare and Federalism

Mitt Romney made a quick detour into Iowa for the August 11th debate, had an encounter with a heckler or two and then went back on the campaign trail to somewhere else that wasn't Ames. Romney declared corporations are people, just like the Supreme Court previously did, in an exchange with a local leftist and for an hour, many on the left thought they had their gotcha moment, but instead it was a tempest in teapot. Let's face it, what is a corporation but a volunteer gathering of humans with the idea of making a profit, even though some

at Aug 15, 2011 4:39 PM

Michele Bachmann Looks Ahead After Iowa Straw Poll Victory

Michele Bachmann won the 2011 Ames Straw Poll with 28.6% of the vote. Below is an interview and transcript of Chris Wallace interviewing Michele Bachmann after her big win in Iowa.

CHRIS WALLACE, ANCHOR: I'm Chris Wallace, reporting from Ames, Iowa, where the GOP presidential race is heating up.   Read more »

at Aug 15, 2011 11:16 AM

Results of the 2011 Ames Straw Poll

The results of the August 11, 2011 Ames Straw Poll are as follows:

Candidate Percentage
Michele Bachmann                   
Ron Paul  27.7%
Tim Pawlenty
Rick Santorum
Herman Cain
Rick Perry (write-in) 4.3%
Mitt Romney
Newt Gingrich
Jon Huntsman
Thaddeus McCotter

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at Aug 15, 2011 10:56 AM

Quick Remarks About The Iowa Presidential Debate

With family for dinner, I DID manage to watch the Republican debate in Iowa Thursday night. Debates always tie hands of candidates trying to distinguish themselves. Of those on the stage, I was partial to Herman Cain, who was good and straightforward. A question referred to his previous relative unfamiliarity with the jargon of political discussion. He said he has become clear and assured about those matters.

at Aug 13, 2011 9:59 PM

VIDEO - Iowa Republican Debate

Below are videos of the entire debate, split in to eight parts.

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at Aug 12, 2011 11:56 PM

Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum Says He is the Most Consistent Conservative (Photos, Video)

Adryana Boyne is on the scene in Ames, Iowa. In the quick interview below, she asks Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum what makes him different than the other presidential candidates.

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at Aug 12, 2011 11:49 AM

Carl Cameron Discusses the Importance of the Iowa Presidential Debate and Breaks News about Rick Perry

Adryana Boyne was on the scene prior to the Fox News Presidential Debate in Ames, Iowa. In an interview below, Fox News Commentator Carl Cameron discusses the importance of the Iowa Presidential debate. Cameron also gives exclusive Fox News information explaining that Governor Rick Perry will announce Saturday that he is an official candidate for President of the United States.   Read more »

at Aug 12, 2011 9:48 AM

Dr. Frank Luntz Discusses Results of Iowa Presidential Debate

American political consultant and pollster Dr. Frank Luntz gives a post Iowa Presidential Debate opinion to Adryana Boyne. He says that he thinks Mitt Romney was very presidential with the best lines, Tim Pawlenty had the most humor, but was also the most negative. He said that in the end, he believes Romney was the winner because no one knocks him off.    Read more »

at Aug 12, 2011 1:34 AM

Mitt Romney heckled by unruly progressive protestors in Iowa before GOP debate (VIDEO)

Mitt Romney Heckled by progressives at Iowa State FairOn Thursday, August 11, on the day of the Iowa GOP Presidential Debate in Ames, Iowa, Mitt Romney encountered a few unruly, disorderly and impolite progressive liberals who made it difficult for Iowa State Fair attendees to engage in a civilized political discussion. 

at Aug 11, 2011 4:59 PM


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