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Secretary of State Paul Pate runs for re-election to refine initiatives

Secretary of State Paul Pate runs for re-election to refine initiatives

Elianna Novitch, Politics Reporter
October 14, 2018
Filed under 2018 Midterm Election, Latest News, Politics, State Politics

Secretary of State Paul Pate is running for re-election because he believes it’s important to have continuity in the work he has begun. The 60-year-old Republican candidate is running for a third term against Democratic challenger Deidre DeJear. If re-elected, Pate hopes to continue his work on I...

Pate reclaims his position as Iowa’s secretary of state

Pate reclaims his position as Iowa’s secretary of state

Kit Fitzgerald, News Reporter
November 7, 2018
Filed under Politics, State Politics

On Tuesday, Paul Pate was re-elected to his position as Iowa’s secretary of state. Pate beat opponent Democrat Deidre DeJear 52.86 percent to 44.74 percent, with all counties reporting results. The Secretary of State’s Office oversees Iowa elections and acts as a record-keeper for businesses. ...

Paul mixes foreign policy, business on the trail

Paul mixes foreign policy, business on the trail

Quentin Misiag, [email protected]
January 13, 2016
Filed under News, Politics

NORTH LIBERTY — When it comes to talking foreign policy while campaigning in Iowa,Sen. Rand Paul has been careful to present himself as a Southern “peace through strength” dove, a stark contrast to his more hawkish rivals for the Republican nomination. As GOP contenders such as Sens. Ted...

Paul campaign reaches out with food

ALLIE WRIGHT
October 6, 2011
Filed under News

Ron Paul likes his wife's recipe for peaches and chicken. It's an easy recipe. Simply cover chicken breasts in flour, salt, and pepper and brown them in butter and oil. Next, coat the chicken in orange juice, vinegar, brown sugar, basil, and nutmeg and bake for one hour. Last, place half of a peach...

Rand Paul stumps in Iowa City

QUENTIN MISIAG
August 6, 2014
Filed under News

If he can step out of his father’s deep political shadow while still igniting the same passion of Iowa’s college students through the notion of a smaller government, Rand Paul could snag the support of one of the Iowa’s most historically liberal pockets, supporters and political expert...

Concerns raised on voter-ID proposal

Locals vote at Northwest Junior High in Coralville Iowa late Tuesday night on the 8th of November, 2016. Voting ended at 9:00pm. (The Daily Iowan/ Alex Kroeze)

January 20, 2017
Filed under News

With a lack of legislation, a voter-ID proposal may cause more confusion than solution. By Kit fitzgerald [email protected] Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has a proposal for a new voter-ID law, but without an official bill, there has been confusion and misconceptions regarding the plan. S...

Searching for outsiders

Searching for outsiders

October 14, 2015
Filed under News, Politics

Young voters seem to be seesawing between two opposites, Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rand Paul, R-Ky. By Aaron Walker [email protected] Bend the political spectrum so the ends overlap. Bernie Sanders and Rand Paul are competing for young supporters in that narrow intersection where Sanders,...

Editorial: Sen. Paul understands predicament of GOP

DI EDITORIAL BOARD
May 13, 2013
Filed under Opinions

Possible 2016 presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., paid a visit to Iowa this past weekend, a mere two-and-a-half years before the next Iowa Republican caucuses. Paul delivered the keynote address at the Iowa GOP’s Lincoln Dinner in Cedar Rapids, which also featured prominent Rep. Steve King,...

Campaign over, Ron Paul’s legacy lives on

MATTHEW WILLIAMS
June 8, 2012
Filed under Opinions

While Iowa proved to be a state filled with many Ron Paul supporters — as seen by the 26,000-plus votes he captured in the Iowa caucuses — many Republicans dubbed Paul too radical to be the GOP nominee, thus losing the chance to gain many Republican votes in other states. Although Paul just recently...

Paul preaches freedom at UI

Rand Paul discusses political strategies he plans to take for the 2016 presidential race in front of The Old Capital in the center of campus on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015. (The Daily Iowan/Brooklynn Kascel)

October 13, 2015
Filed under News, Politics

Rand Paul pleaded for liberty on the steps of the Old Capitol Monday night. By Aaron Walker [email protected] Herds of more than 100 college students and community members inched up to Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul while he spoke in front of the Old Capitol on Monday evening. “We are fighting to re...

Ron Paul wrongfully ignored by nat’l media

MATT HEINZE
October 21, 2011
Filed under Opinions

There'll be a top-tier GOP candidate in Iowa City this evening to campaign and give a speech, but few are probably aware of who that candidate is. It's not Gov. Mitt Romney, and (thankfully) it's not the likes of Rep. Michele Bachmann or Gov. Rick Perry, either. No, instead it's the Republican front-runner...

Rand Paul’s visit fuels speculation

QUENTIN MISIAG
August 4, 2014
Filed under News

It’s the three-day political sweep Iowans have seen before. This week, Rand Paul will return to the state’s presidential-trial grounds, visiting eight communities as one of a handful of national GOP leaders who have been viewed as front-runners for the 2016 presidential cycle. From...