Trump and DeSantis Heading Back to Iowa for Another Clash of Campaigns

The two titans in the race for the Republican Party presidential nomination will be back in Iowa next week, setting up a clash of campaigns that didn’t quite come to pass earlier this month. 

After announcing his bid for the White House on Twitter this week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis plans to make his first official campaign stops in the kickoff caucus state, and former President Donald Trump will follow on his top rival’s heels with a Fox News town hall even in Des Moines. 

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DeSantis Enters Presidential Race with ‘Skewed’ Narrative He’s Better Positioned to Beat Biden than Trump

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis officially launched his presidential campaign Wednesday, ending months of speculation and ratcheting up what promises to be an intense battle for the Republican Party nomination. 

DeSantis enters the race as a top tier candidate, but still lagging far behind frontrunner Donald Trump, according to just about every poll out there. 

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Pancakes with Vivek: GOP Presidential Candidate Back in Iowa This Memorial Day Weekend

Ohio entrepreneur and political outsider Vivek Ramaswamy is heading back to Iowa, spending the first part of the Memorial Day weekend getting to know more voters in the critical kick-off caucus state.  

The Republican presidential candidate’s fifth trip to the Hawkeye State since declaring his candidacy in February will take him across eastern, central and southern Iowa. 

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U.S. Senator Tim Scott Launches Presidential Campaign as Living Example of the Land of Opportunity

U.S. Senator Tim Scott made it official Monday, launching his campaign for president in the North Charleston, SC, hometown that informed his core belief: That the United States of America is “the land of opportunity, not a land of oppression.” 

Joined on stage by the single mother who raised him and the wife of the mentor who entered his adolescent life at a critical time, the Republican spoke of the opportunities that made him the man — and the presidential candidate — he is today.

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Tim Scott Heading to Iowa, New Hampshire After ‘Major Announcement’ Next Week in South Carolina

Apparently, on the verge of making his presidential campaign official, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) plans to be back in first-nominating states Iowa and New Hampshire next week following a “major announcement.”

Scott plans to make said major announcement Monday in his hometown of North Charleston.

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Trump Praises GOP Presidential Competitor Vivek Ramaswamy for His Rise in Polls

Former President Donald Trump has taken notice of presidential competitor Vivek Ramaswamy’s rise in the Republican presidential primary polls. 

In a statement released Friday, Trump said he’s pleased to see the Ohio businessman and political outsider doing so well. 

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Republican Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy Returning to Iowa for Five-Day Campaign Trip

Fresh from penning another Wall Street Journal op-ed, Ohio entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy is set to pay another campaign call on the Hawkeye State. 

The GOP presidential candidate plans a five-day, six-stop bus tour next week, including a rally with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. 

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Trump, DeSantis Heading to the Hawkeye State – on the Same Day

GOP heavyweights, former President Donald Trump and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, are slated to appear at events in Iowa on May 13.

Trump, who declared his run for the White House late last year, is scheduled to be in Des Moines, an unnamed campaign official told the Associated Press.

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Outsider GOP Presidential Candidate Ramaswamy’s Political Stock Rising in Palmetto State

As his polling numbers climb nationally, Ohio businessman and anti-woke crusader Vivek Ramaswamy’s political stock appears to be rising in South Carolina, as well.  

The youngest GOP candidate in the field “enjoyed another well-received visit to the Palmetto State,” one of the first presidential nominating states,  according to the latest FitsNews Palmetto Political Stock Index. 

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Republican Presidential Hopeful Ramaswamy Lays Out ‘Path to Victory’ — America First 2.0

While pundits bill Ohio businessman Vivek Ramaswamy as a “long-shot” candidate for president, the Republican political outsider isn’t campaigning as a long shot. 

As his poll numbers continue to rise a little more than two months into his campaign, Ramaswamy believes he has a clear path to victory — America First 2.0. 

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GOP Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy Plans Four-Day Campaign Trip Through Iowa

Ohio Entrepreneur and Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy is planning a busy campaign trip through the Hawkeye State this weekend. 

Ramaswamy’s four-day bus tour will take him to seven cities around eastern and central Iowa, where he’ll connect with veterans, a Republican women’s group and Iowa’s leading faith coalition. 

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Former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson Joins Latest Parade of GOP Presidential Contestants In Iowa

The parade of Republican presidential candidates continues this week in the first-in-the-nation caucus state. 

Former Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is making his first trip to Iowa since announcing his campaign for the White House earlier this month.

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Republican Presidential Hopefuls Coming Back to Iowa, Poll Finds Kari Lake Favorite for VP

Two Palmetto State Republican presidential hopefuls are heading back to Iowa this week for another round of campaigning. 

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) and former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley plan multiple stops in the Hawkeye State.

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Trump’s Former New Hampshire Campaign Co-Chair Defects, Joins GOP Rival Vivek Ramaswamy’s Camp

Long-time New Hampshire State Representative Fred Doucette (R-town of Salem), who helped run former President Donald Trump’s campaigns in the Granite State, is leaving the Trump “drama” and joining forces with political outsider Vivek Ramaswamy. 

Doucette will serve as senior strategist and co-chair of Ramaswamy’s New Hampshire campaign, Fox News reported. 

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DeSantis Slips in Latest Marquette University Law School Poll

Republican Governor Ron DeSantis’ support among voters declined in the latest Marquette University Law School poll, with the presumptive GOP presidential candidate’s once robust numbers sagging against former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden. 

Meanwhile, Biden’s job approval rating has plunged to 39 percent, down 4 percentage points from January and the second lowest of his presidency in the Wisconsin poll. 

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GOP Presidential Challenger Vivek Ramaswamy Calls ‘Politically Motivated’ Indictment of Trump ‘Dark Moment in American History’

Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy is strongly condemning a New York Grand Jury’s indictment of former President Donald Trump, calling it a “dark moment in American history.” 

Thursday’s indictment follows a years-long investigation of Trump in connection with a $130,000 hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels who claims to have had an affair with Trump years ago.

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Pence Returns to Iowa as He Mulls a Run for the White House and Faces Judge’s Order to Testify About Trump

Former Vice President Mike Pence is returning to Iowa Wednesday for a three-city trip as he moves closer to making an announcement on his presidential run. 

Pence is among at least four would-be GOP presidential contenders with plans to hit the Hawkeye State in the next few weeks.

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Vivek Ramaswamy, the GOP’s Youngest Presidential Candidate, Showing His Energy on Latest Swing Through Iowa

While Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy may be lagging in the polls, in his first month on the campaign trail no one has outworked the Ohio businessman to connect with voters. 

In the words of Geoff Mack and Johnny Cash, Ramaswamy has been everywhere, man — from Iowa to New Hampshire to South Carolina and Maryland. He’s made the media rounds, too, from the smallest small town newspapers to the network talking heads. 

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Coming to the Caucus State Next Week

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, one of the presumed heavy hitters in the GOP’s presidential nomination chase, will be in Iowa next week. 

And we’ve now learned where former President Donald Trump will be for his promised Iowa campaign stop later this month. 

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Republican Presidential Candidate Nikki Haley Back in Iowa Next Week

Republican Presidential candidate Nikki Haley is heading back to Iowa next week to host two town hall meetings and participate in a foreign policy event with U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA). 

The former South Carolina governor and United Nations ambassador under President Donald Trump announced a schedule that includes a town hall-style event at 6 pm. Wednesday, March 8, at the Thunderbowl in Council Bluffs.

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Commentary: The Costs of Presidential Candor

by Victor Davis Hanson   Predictably, Donald Trump was attacked both by the establishment and the media as “crude,” “in-presidential,” and “gratuitous” for a recent series of blunt and graphic statements on a variety of current policies. Oddly, the implied charge this time around was not that Trump makes up…

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