In this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart speaks with Dr. James Broughel, a senior research fellow with the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, to discuss regulatory reform and why Iowa needs it.
In this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with Eddie Andrews, a Republican candidate in Iowa House District 39. Andrews seeks to unseat State Rep. Karin Derry, D-Johnston, who ousted a Republican incumbent in 2018.
Shane and Andrew discuss why he is running, mental health reform, police reform, criminal justice reform, K-12 education, the state's approach to COVID-19, how to foster a culture of life, and Iowa's tax environment.
On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart spoke with U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, about her record in the Senate and why Iowans should re-elect her.
Before that, Shane looks at an exchange between Ernst and her Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield during the their last debate on WHO-TV 13 on Saturday.
On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Walt Rogers, Deputy Director of TEF Iowa, discusses with our host, Shane Vander Hart, the benefits of school choice for parents, taxpayers, and for public schools as well.
On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, about her expectations entering into the general election phase of Iowa's U.S. Senate race.
She shares what she believes her greatest successes and disappointment has been during her first term, and what has surprised her. Ernst tells listeners why she deserves a second term.
Then Shane plays a clip from a press call with Iowa GOP Chair Jeff Kaufmann, he discusses how Theresa's Greenfield's record doesn't match her rhetoric on corporate PACS. Greenfield won the Democratic nomination for the Iowa's U.S. Senate race and will challenge Ernst this fall.
For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart speaks with former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh, a Republican presidential candidate, and David Dicks who wants to be Iowa's next Republican National Committeeman.
This week on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host, Shane Vander Hart, spoke with State Senator Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Ottumwa, who is running for the Republican nomination in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District.
In their interview they cover a wide range of topics including impeachment, foreign policy, social media censorship, trade, health care reform, the life issue, religious liberty, the national debt, and why she is running for this office for a fourth time.