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!
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
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.
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 »
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 »
On 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.