3 results for tag: Staci Appel


RPII: Biden campaigns, Harkin Steak Fry bites, early voting

Republican Party of Iowa Intel (RPII) is a regular update to Iowa GOP activists and other interested parties featuring news and information about Iowa Republicans and campaigns. Send tips—news from your area, events, etc.—to patch [at] iowagop.org with [RPII] in the subject field. DES MOINES—Vice President Joe Biden returned to Iowa Wednesday morning for a partisan campaign rally on the west steps of the Iowa State Capitol that he billed to U.S. taxpayers. In a release, Republican Party of Iowa leaders criticized Biden for using his official office to pay for a partisan, campaign trip to Iowa in the home stretch of the ...

Iowa GOP chair: Appel refusal to pull terrorist passports a dangerous, ignorant response to ISIS threat

DES MOINES—Republican Party of Iowa chairman Jeff Kaufmann today denounced statements from last week's Iowa Press debate in which Democrat Staci Appel, who is running for Congress in Iowa's Third District, said she would not take away the passports of known American terrorists who admit to joining organizations such as the Islamic State, or ISIS. During the debate, Appel stated: “I would not be urging taking away their passports,” adding, "I think we need to make sure that we work through the system and look through it on a very diligent basis.” “Staci Appel was asked outright if she would confiscate passports from known American ...

Iowa GOP: Young offers solutions, balanced approach in IPTV debate

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa—Republican Party of Iowa ​leaders released the following statement​s​ on Thursday's Iowa Public Television debate between ​Third District congressional candidates David Young​, a former aide to Sen. Chuck Grassley,​ and Staci Appel​, a former liberal state senator and financial consultant​: ​"​Iowans saw a clear difference between ​David ​Young and Staci Appel during tonight’s debate. David’s experience ​advocating for Iowans on a broad range of issues combined with his proven record of solutions, delivered him a resounding victory​," said Iowa GOP chairman Jeff Kaufmann, a seventh-generation ...